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Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Il libro analizza, attraverso una minuziosa analisi storico-economica, il percorso egemonico intrapreso, dopo le Guerre Mondiali, dagli Stati Uniti come unico arbitro dei destini economico-politici dell'intero Globo, spesso anche con l'uso della forza. Oggi però assistiamo ad un progressivo bilanciamento di quel sistema verso un equilibrio caratterizzato da un nuovo spazio multipolare.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
The Last Catholic Colony: Childhood and Coming of Age in Mangalore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
How do young boys come of age in the old-fashioned semi-Catholic town of Mangalore? By searching for answers, through curiosity, endless obsession, and the universal power of love. Two coming-of-age stories, one as Catholic as the Pope, another with a magical, Marquezian, Macondo-like setting, are woven together into this book of fiction and nonfiction set in the South Indian town of Mangalore.
How to Grow a Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Josh Sitter author of “How to Grow a Mask”. The story of Haardt Zongo, one of the first members of Anonymous, the internet’s most elusive hacktivists for global change, follow him as he hitchhikes he way through Latin America.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Lure of the Vampire is a pop culture reference book that takes you on a journey through the mythology and history of the monstrous vampires – through the romantic and, at times, scary vampires in movies, television, and books. Included in this definitive guide are interviews with “real” vampires, lists, and websites for readers to continue their journey long after theyhave read the book.
Wednesday's Women
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This books is based on Dr Michael O'Leary's doctoral thesis 'Social and Literary Constraints on Women Writers in New Zealand: 1945 to 1970'. This book clearly establishes the anti women biases of the male literary establishment in New Zealand during this period.
Prosperity Freedom and Order
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
from outside the boundaries of the conventional wisdom, this book gives the reader a unique perspective of the world economy and offers unique solutions for the many recognizable problems of the current system. this book offers the reader an understanding of the fundamental foundation of freedom. on this foundation is constructed a simple morality that can produce a peaceful orderly society.
The Human Reality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,730. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
You are born in this world believing everything to be true, then by the time you die you discover that nothing is what it seems... What if the world is not governed by chance, Science, nor Religion? What if it is just a make-believe, meant to keep humans happy and satisfied? Let us explore and discover the truth about this world we call Reality!
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
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Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Venom of Asps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
Sexist Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Price: Free! Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
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The title says it all. A collection of 110 exposes and analyses of everyday sexist shit that pisses me off.
A Socialist Reader
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Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Contents: The Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engels Socialism, Scientific and Utopian by Engels The Soul of Man Under Socialism by Wilde plus a short introduction by Shetterly and two collections of his favorite quotes about socialism, sharing, and wealth: Quotes for Socialists Socialist Quotes from the Great Religions