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My Life with Dyslexia and other Shit...
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Words spelled right, but out of context don't make a story, they make a dictionary. Words assembled with sense, smarts and Imagination, but spelled wrong, still make a story. I’m Nicole Kiefer, I’m the author of two publishing house bestsellers in Germany and Waiting in the Wings here in North America, and I’m dyslexic. And this is my story! From miracle child to victim, to becoming an author.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
Changing Subjects - A Vagabond's Journal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 174,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016 by Llumina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Born a stone’s throw from the river where California gold was discovered, Byran gravitates to ancestral homelands in Swabia and Burgundy, joining hunter-gatherer societies where the hunting part is optional.
2015 (Jul-Dec) - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. His parents divorced, bitterly, in 1956.
Lonely Boy: a biography of Yasunari Kawabata
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In spite of his lonely childhood, Yasunari Kawabata thrived and became a famous writer who won a Nobel Prize for literature. Learn about his life, his schooling, his books, and his love of poetry.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: Mark Twain Quotations “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” - Mark Twain The Ultimate Collection of Mark Twain Quotations
The Wit and Wisdom of Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fyodor Dostoevsky was one of Russia’s greatest writers, one whose works are read and discussed all over the world. His writing is steeped in deep psychology and the exploration of human nature, while it also accurately depicts the Russian reality of his times.
The Wit and Wisdom of Deepak Chopra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Filled with timeless wisdom and practical steps you can apply right away, this is a book you will cherish for a lifetime, for within its pages are the secrets to making all your dreams come true.
Rupert Brooke: The Bisexual Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1)
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What were the things that inspired a fledgling writer to create in the years before puberty?
La Estancia de Don Aurelio
You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La Estancia de Don Aurelio es una narrativa genero gauchesco, junto a otros relatos de grandes exponentes de este tipo de poesias como José Hernadez, Estanislao del Campo, otros...
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Sobre Paul Auster. Autoria, distopia y textualidad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Sobre Paul Auster, la trascendencia de la textualidad y la memoria como partes definitorias de la condición humana. Todo ello siempre visto desde el interior de un laberinto urbano en donde el personaje y la ciudad se funden e intercambian.
For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Apex Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Follow Jason Sizemore’s unconventional professional path as it winds through a tiny, overheated Baptist church deep within the coal fields of Appalachia, Kentucky, past a busted printer and a self-serving boss that triggered an early mid-life crisis...
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Elizabeth Barrett's stay in Torquay was to be catalytic in shaping her output over the rest of her life. The good times - her exposure to the intellectual elite of the day - and the bad times - losing her brother in a boating accident - were pivotal. This book concentrates on her social and domestic life - which gives an intimate insight into the real Elizabeth - the person and the poet.
Charles Dickens of the Westcountry
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A book on the life of Charles Dickens and his connection with the Westcountry.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Walking the Winding River: A Biography of Mr. Toad Creator, Kenneth Grahame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Kenneth Grahame never abandoned the idea that childhood should remain untainted and unspoiled. After his son was born, Grahame was determined to lavish the boy with all of the affection and magic that a Victorian child should have. Grahame spun tales of fantastic wonder to pass the idle time, and send his child to sleep. Grahame later compiled those stories into a book, so that other children mi

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