This is a recent edition of Deadline: The Oasis by Atticus Gainsborough, a classic of the outlaw journalism genre. Even with the fog in your brain, you can remember a lot about this book. The author was notorious for the hidden messages he'd weave throughout the text.
A makeshift bookmark protrudes from between two of the pages.
Open the book to the first page
Open the book to the bookmark
Put the book down
Hidden messages? How delightfully absurd.