Online sensation Karl reMarks disagreed with the idea that reality had become too strange to satirise. Then he read that bin Laden was radicalised by Shakespeare. Since then, Karl has been bringing the best of the Middle East news and views to his followers around the world.
Now, Karl’s wildly wry observations and sketches are available in one handy collection. With sections on ‘Geography for Dummies,’ ‘Democracy for Realists’ and ‘Extremism: A Study,’ alongside the best of Karl reMarks’s infamous ‘Bar Jokes,’ this hilarious book proudly presents views you’re guaranteed not to hear on the news.
About the Author
Karl reMarks is a Middle East political and cultural online commentary with frequent forays into satire. It is written by Karl Sharro, whose work has been featured in the BBC, Al-Jazeera, The Economist, Ted-X Talks, Wall Street Journal and Guardian among others. In 2016, Karl’s video, ‘the simple one-sentence explanation for what caused Isis,’ went viral, with 1.6 million views on Facebook alone. Alongside his role as a satirist and commentator on the Middle East, Karl has practiced architecture in London and Beirut.
About the Publisher
Saqi Books is a leading independent publisher of trade and academic books on the Middle East and North Africa with two imprints: Westbourne Press is committed to releasing engaging works that offer an alternative, progressive perspective on the leading issues of our time, and Telegram publishes new and classic international writing.