JPod: Book summary and reviews of JPod by Douglas Coupland

JPod

A Novel

by Douglas Coupland

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Douglas Coupland’s new novel updates Microserfs for the age of Google... Full of word games, visual jokes, and sideways jabs, this book throws a sharp, pointed lawn dart into the heart of contemporary life.

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"Coupland derives his satirical, spirited humor's energy from the silly, strung-together plot and thin characters." - PW.
"J is for juvenile, jaundiced, joyless, jumbled junk." - Kirkus.

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Douglas Coupland Author Biography

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Douglas Coupland was born on a NATO base in Germany in 1961. He is the author of the international bestsellers Generation A and JPod, and nine other novels, among them The Gum Thief, Hey Nostradamus!, All Families Are Psychotic, Microserfs, and Generation X, along with nonfiction works including a recent short biography of Marshall McLuhan. His work has been translated into thirty-five languages and published in most countries around the world. Coupland, also a visual artist, furniture and fashion designer, and screenwriter, lives and works in Vancouver.

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