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Inside the Mind of George Bernard Shaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
George Bernard Shaw was known for many things. Perhaps most notably a prolific playwright, Shaw was also a staunch socialist and devoted much of his life to politics, as a fierce advocate for human rights and social equality. This insightful character has been much quoted, both during his life and since his death in 1950. This book comprises many of his thoughts on a variety of subjects.
Dates and Dorothy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
The Unofficial History of the Paddington Bear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In this world of superheroes, bells-and-whistles gadgetry, and mind blowing techno-magic, isn’t it amazing that the elements of a simple story can still capture the imagination and appeal to the senses? Well, maybe not just any simple story, but a well written one that extols the very best in human nature while at the same time exposing weaknesses and meeting problems head on, with characters who
Manon Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Paris Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Paris was a Mecca for artists in the early 20th century. Anyone who wrote, sculpted, acted, drew, painted, composed, or philosophized was drawn to the bustling, European city. World War I was over, and the future, which had been so uncertain for Europe, now seemed bright. For nearly a decade, F. Scott Fitzgerald lived and wrote in the City of Lights. This is the story of those productive years
T.S. Eliot: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Born in what was then still considered the American West, educated in the Ivy Halls of the Northeast, and repatriated as an English subject in 1927, Thomas Stearns Eliot today stands as one of the most important figures in the whole history of English literature. His signature works include poetry (The Waste Land, Four Quartets, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”), drama (Murder in the Cathedr
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.
Modernist Mentor: A Biography of Gertrude Stein
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Gertrude Stein came from unassuming beginnings in Pennsylvania to become a central figure in the birth and development of Modern Art. She was friends with many of the leading painters and writers of multiple generations, as well as being on the sidelines of several of the 20th century’s most profound events, namely both world wars. Her writing evolved from juvenilia to dense, repetitive, experi
DFW: A Biography of David Foster Wallace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
As one of the most celebrated novelists and essayists of the new millennium, David Foster Wallace quickly rose to prominence as the voice of his generation. The publication of Infinite Jest in 1996 cemented his status. If David Foster Wallace had written nothing besides Infinite Jest, his legacy would be secure as one of the most important artists of the new Millennium. But he did so much more t
Shakespeare & Company: The Story of Lord Chamberlain’s Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
James Burbage founded the Lord Chamberlain’s Men in 1594, during the reign of Elizabeth I of England. Its most famous member was, of course, William Shakespeare, he’s only a small part of the companies fascinating story. This varied company of actors and writers lived and worked around London, plying their craft. Although it was a beneficial time to be in the arts, Elizabethan England did provid
New Age Meditations...Life's Hidden Secrets.(Vol-54)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
New Age Meditations are synonymous with uplifting the consciousness of the individual. These meditations are written by Bhagavan Shree Prasannaji (first spiritual guru in the world to create over 6000 New Age Meditations) while in a state of Samadhi. These meditations are going to surely shed light on the ways we perceive life & give us a chance to see something great which belongs to the unknown.
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.
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Ernest Miller Hemingway: A Workbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hemingway’s life, from birth to death and beyond is covered in a unique and divisive format that all who study the book will come away with much knowledge about the man, his life, and his work.
Brontë: A Biography of the Literary Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
From humble beginnings, the Brontë family of Haworth, England reached a degree of literary fame that has seldom been replicated. Specifically, Charlotte, Emily and, to a lesser extent, Anne all made significant contributions to world literature. The great tragedy of the Brontë family is that all were taken away by illness before the prime of their lives. Anne died aged 28 year; Emily died at ag
A Time Before Facebook
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Series: A Time Before Facebook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 138,000. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Two families on opposite sides of the US/Canada Border are forever united through a marriage, children, and then a death. Jimmy is now growing up in a time before computers, email and social networking. The stories are true, but some persons and events have been fictionalized where necessary.
Hertzan The Keyboard Entity Chimera
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hertzan Chimera – THE KEYBOARD ENTITY, the official biography of an invented writing persona came out in about 2004 as a 6” by 9” trade paperback, and it's probably still available on all good distribution sites.