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A Boy Called Lwazi
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Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This is my world This is my country This is my life An upcoming sensation Lwazi Nkiwane takes the readers into the journey of his childhood and teenage years and his ambition to become a recording artist, songwriter and story writer. Also in this book it will explore his relationships with both men and women, several incidents, school achievements and a lot more.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
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Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
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Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdote and quotations and a short biography.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess
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Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
Nosotros los salvados
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
Love by Destination
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.
2009's Hot Authors: Interviews by Aggie Villanueva
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
"Aggie has few peers as an interviewer. She does her homework, asks layered questions that illuminate the writer's core, and brings a fresh and positive energy to the experience for both reader and interviewee alike." Larry Brooks, critically acclaimed author and revolutionary fiction instructor. Bonus: The year's most informative posts.
Letters from the Attic
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Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Letters from the Attic is a collection of short stories and blog posts by Gabriel Farago – author, lawyer, novelist – which provide insight into the real-life inspirations behind his international thriller The Empress Holds The Key.
The Making Of twenty20 Journal Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Diamond Point Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A free e-book describing the process by which twenty20 Journal's Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration was made.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?
Mayakovski Mémoires d'Elsa Triolet 1939
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Мною двигало желание сохранить и перевести на родной язык Маяковского ещё один рассказ о нём, возможно самый первый из опубликованных когда-то. Напомнить русскоязычному миру о гениальном русском поэте. И посвятить эту работу своему другу Диме Смелянцеву.
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
All about Rabindranath Tagore
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 207. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"That which fails to illuminate the intellect, and only keeps it in the obsession of some delusion, is its greatest obstacle." ---Rabindranath Tagore
Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Imagine that the Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of Elizabeth’s secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay assumes that to the truth and examines the works of Shakespeare as being influenced by Marlowe forwarding part or completed scripts from his place of exile.
The London Bard. One Poet's Olympic Struggle Against Tyranny (Part One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Azimuth Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this heart warming piece, L. A. Coltrane drops our first ever Poet Laureate, into his greatest play, to rescue him from his gravest mistake, to solve, once and for all, the longest standing mystery surrounding Benjamin Jonson.
Ayn Rand Universe: The Unofficial Guide to Her Life, Books, and Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ayn Rand is one of the most polarizing authors of the 20th century. Best known for novels “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged,” which used characters intent on exercising their individualism over conformity, Rand became a pop philosopher in the 1950s. Her work upholds the virtues of a philosophy that she and Nathaniel Branden called Objectivism.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!