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Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
Henry Miller: The Last Days
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Madre Prostituta, hija valiente, nieta decente
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Este no es el relato de una mujer con cualidades especiales para superar las dificultades. Es la historia de una mujer común que supo cómo utilizar el sentido del humor y el sentido práctico para tener la fuerza y la valentía de ser luz en los momentos de oscuridad que atravesaba su familia.
Sleeping Beauties
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Sleeping Beauties' is a short novella designed to be read by individuals who are time poor, yet still caring enough to think critically about personal and political matters. I chose the on-line self-publishing forum so that more people would be able to access this document and in order to restrict outside interference. This is my story. These are my words.
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway was the only biography Ernest knew about, and he was pleased with it―although he asked his brother to postpone publication while he was still alive. First published in 1962, Leicester’s biography provides a revealing and intimate portrait of one of the great writers of our century.
W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
W.H. Auden (1907-1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist. "W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet" is a series of interviews with friends and family and provides a unique, fascinating and invaluable insight into the private world of W.H.Auden. It is of interest both to scholars and general readers and deals with themes as varied as: sex, love, religion, ideas, poetry, craft and art.
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: $8.99 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.
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.
Rupert Brooke: The Bisexual Brooke
Price: $7.99 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: 4,830. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. 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: $9.99 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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