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A Memoir by William Hanna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,650. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
These stories are indeed dredged up from memories dating back to the 1930s and including some from he 1970s. They are more-or-less presented in chronological order. Now, at age 90, I can generally attest as to the accuracy of "remembering," but hope the reader will enjoy hem even as fiction.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington by Dory Codington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book by Carren Strock
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Author profile
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
Running in the Back of the Pack by Bettie Wailes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
The Last of the Living Blue by Gin Getz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The Last of the Living Blue is an intimate, intense look at the effects of the changing climate in our big back yard: Colorado’s majestic mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness. This is a story real and raw, told in a soft yet powerful voice, taking the reader along through one year of drought, fires, floods, and the healing of mountain and mind.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3 by Bob Normand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Essay » Author profile
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research by Jane Gilgun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Essay » Author profile
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living by Nancy Sharp
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The past is simply part of our story; just not the whole story...On the very day that Nancy Sharp delivered premature twins, she learned that her husband's brain cancer returned after eighteen months in remission. Less than three years later, at the age of 37, she became a widow. But while many in that situation would crumble, Nancy had an innate ability to hold life and death in the same moment.
Doctor on the Rock by Christian Belcourt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
DOCTOR ON THE ROCK recounts the experiences of Christian Belcourt, a doctor in Ferryland, Newfoundland, from 1959 to 1962, during the early days of outreach medicine. The book also covers his childhood, future visits to the island as a radiologist, and his last visit as a tourist.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection by D. Scott Apel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
The Church of Tango by Cherie Magnus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
Close up by Efraín Huerta
Price: $100.00 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Incisivo, Crítico, Pero Siempre Con El humor fino Que le caracterizó, Efraín Huerta colaboró Durante Las Décadas de 1940 y 1950 en Diversas Publicaciones estafa Columnas Dedicadas a la Crítica Cinematográfica.
Stories uit 'n Straat by Amanda Kriel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 11, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Author profile
Op die agterblad van die gedrukte boek is daar hierdie treffende gedig. Beroering: Vervaard ervaar ek 'n emosie van onsigbaarheid. Angs omsluit my stukkende lyf. Sien my! Ek is hier. Hoor my! Ek kan al amper praat. Vat aan my! Ek voel dat ek nog steeds bestaan. Kyk in my oë! En aanvaar my: die mens wat nog steeds hier is... deur die genade van God.
Sonderling in Ost und West by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: German. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
Aus der ersten Hälfte einer geplanten 1-jährigen Weltreise wurde ein permanenter Aufenthalt in Japan. Über das Studium von japanischem Bogenschießen zum praktizierenden Akupunkteur - was wie ein langer, verschlungener Weg erscheint, macht im Nachhinein den Eindruck einer schicksalhaften Entwicklung ohne Umwege.
РАК by Georgij Turjanskij
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: Russian. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
В основу повести положены реальные факты. В центре повествования больной раком, его семья и его окружение, вовлечённые в эту схватку. История, рассказанная автором, безусловно, является в первую очередь художественным произведением, а не пособием по лечению. Цель автора: заставить читателя задуматься о том, отчего возникает эта страшная болезнь.