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The Elements of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
A Dictionary of English and French Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
This dictionary assembles 2,234 English proverbs and their French equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amour est aveugle” or with completely different words, such as “Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Dans toute chose il y a un bon côté.”
A Dictionary of English and Spanish Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
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This Dictionary assembles 2,201 English proverbs and their Spanish equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as "Love is blind" = "El amor es ciego" or with completely different words, such as "Every cloud has a silver lining" = "No hay mal que por bien no venga."
The Essential Obama: The Finest Speeches of Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This collection of the finest, most important, and most moving speeches of President Barack Obama is a wonderful addition to any library of presidential writings, and useful to anyone interested in reading for themselves the well-crafted words of our 44th President. The Essential Obama includes every major speech given by Obama dating back to his 2002 address against the war in Iraq.
Words of Wellness: A Treasury of Quotations for Well-Being
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,310. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Grouped into 120 alphabetized categories, "Words of Wellness" is a collection of over 2,000 highly enlightening, inspiring and often humorous quotations covering all aspects of health—be it mental, physical, spiritual or emotional health. Let the great minds of the ages stimulate your well-being with their words of wellness.
A Dictionary of English and Italian Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
This dictionary assembles 2,513 English proverbs and their Italian equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept, be it literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amore è cieco,” or with completely different words, such as“Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Non tutto il male viene per nuocere.”
A Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
3,246 English proverbs and thousands of equivalents in five national Romance languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian. The Dictionary is a very useful reference tool for scholars of these languages, for researchers working in various associated fields such as linguistics, literature, folklore, anthropology, psychology, sociology, history, advertising and contemporary media.
They Cooked the Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.
Suitable for Hanging
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A unique collection of unusual and rare quotations by a wide variety of talents and celebrities. The quotes within range from insightful to funny, intellectual to raunchy. This book caters to quote-junkies and artists from every walk of life.
Security Sound Bites: Important Ideas About Security From Smart-Ass, Dumb-Ass, and Kick-Ass Quotations
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Security Magazine called this book “fascinating” and “full of thought triggers.” It offers quotes and observations about security that'll make you think and make you laugh. We hear from security experts, but also the likes of Britney Spears and Albert Einstein, B movie dialog through ancient Greek dead guys, John Locke to Dan Quayle. Includes irreverent commentary from the author.
The Portable Curmudgeon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
More than 1000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world-class curmudgeons
Shakespeare FAQ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?
A Year in Quotes - Book One
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
We have all been drawn to the wise and witty quotes of the clever minds from the many centuries. Mark Twain and Will Rogers have made us laugh and giggle while Aristotle and Abraham Lincoln have made us stop and reflect on life. A Year in Quotes - Book One is a collection of 366 quotes and mini-biographies of the quote authors gathered in a virtual calendar.
Fine Art Quotations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
FINE ART QUOTATIONS contains over 1,700 carefully selected quotes, quips, observations, opinions and insights from over 800 of the world's greatest artists, actors, painters, musicians and philosophers - classical and modern.
Kingdom Of Knowledge
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 567,880. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This book will enhance your knowledge through great sayings and quotations.