Nice is Overrated. "The perfect book for the budding Count Olaf or Sauron in your family... or for you." -- Neil Gaiman, author of "Coraline NASTY ('nas-te) adj. 1. Twisted. 2. Spitefully unfair. 3. Causing dangerous and severe laughter. SYNONYMS: Hilarious. Deliciously fun. Sample usage: "What a nasty, wicked book, filled with mayhem and mischief." "Only nasty criminals would kidnap a cuddly teddy bear!" "Monsters attacking 'cause a kid picks his nose? That's nasty." "A witch on the Internet, a superhero who farts? All nasty too!" ANTONYMS: Nice. Boring. Plain old ordinary. Why can' t really cool parents dump their uncool offspring? Why can' t talented imaginary friends desert their boring creators? Why can' t pop stars be changed... into rodents? Well, here they can! Barry Yourgrau' s NASTYbook is jam-packed with delightful wickedness for the kind of readers who can' t get enough of bad endings, rude twists, and assorted nasty mischief... (And don' t think we don' t know who you are.)Yourgrau, Barry is the author of 'Nastybook', published 2005 under ISBN 9780060579791 and ISBN 006057979X.