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Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: 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.
A Boy Called Lwazi by Lwazi Nkiwane
Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: 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.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess by Sarah Rebecca Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: 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'.
Love by Destination by robert renshaw
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(4.67 from 12 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 by Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: 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 by Aggie Villanueva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"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.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest by Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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 by T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » 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.
The Making Of twenty20 Journal Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration by twenty20 Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Diamond Point Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A free e-book describing the process by which twenty20 Journal's Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration was made.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress by Andre Jute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: 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?
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley by Lili Marlene
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
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?
Mayakovski Mémoires d'Elsa Triolet 1939 by Н. Семонифф
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: 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.
Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
2016 is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Imagine that Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of the secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay ponders the idea that the Shakespeare canon was influenced by Marlowe who sent scripts back to England from Padua, his place of exile.
All about Rabindranath Tagore by Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 207. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: 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
My Tattoo by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Now when students ask me about my tattoo, I hand them this story. Upon seeing its length, they inevitably ask if I can sum it up. Then, I and every other person who has read it tells them the same thing. If they don't read it, they won't understand.
Ayn Rand Universe: The Unofficial Guide to Her Life, Books, and Philosophy by LifeCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: 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.
The London Bard. One Poet's Olympic Struggle Against Tyranny (Part One) by L.A. Coltrane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Azimuth Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared by Lili Marlene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?