American History 101 
Conspiracy Nation
by Mike Palecek ... art by Allison Healy


"Mike Palecek writes with passion, wit, and always with a strong social conscience." 

— Howard Zinn

"Terse and funny and dry as a dead Iowa corn snake baking in the sun. Palecek delivers a quick, deadpan slap to reactionary, mindless post-9/11 America. The sting is delightful."

— Mark Morford, San Francisco Chronicle

"I've read JFK assassination fiction by Don Delillo and Norman Mailer, and can tell you that this new novel (Johnny Moon) not only is Mike's best book yet, it's much better than Delillo's and Mailer's efforts to do justice to the most important event in US history."

— Dr. Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today, Truth Jihad Radio

"Mike Palecek reminds me of Socrates the gadfly who asked unwelcome questions, Diogenes with his lantern looking in vain for an honest man, Chekhov the man with the hammer challenging the complacent family to share their meal, Kerouac the ever on the move, somewhat hysterical searcher, and he reminds me of many Americans who as children were so blasted with propaganda that they're devoting the rest of their lives to challenging the lies and all who tell them. In this land where babies are brought by storks and buildings collapse due to unpatriotic bricks, we need the gadfly because no leader, preacher, guru, or saint will wake us up, though the Doomsday clock is ticking close to twelve."

— David Ray, American Poet
author of "The Endless Search"



Available now.

See excerpt in Cold Type Magazine:
Page 49
Order hard copy here:
Links for ebook:
The next Palecek-Healy book, "Revolution," will be featured in the April issue of Cold Type. ... following, throughout 2015, featured in Cold Type Magazine, new novels by Mike Palecek, art by Allison Healy.
"Operation Northwoods ... the patsy"
"One Day In The Life Of Herbert Wisniewski"
"Red White & Blue," w. "Homeland Security ... the very ordinary adventures of Cord North"
The New American Dream Radio Show
with hosts Chuck Gregory & Mike Palecek
Thursdays 5-7 pm Central Time
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