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Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids by Barbie-Jo Smith
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 by Keith Hale
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.
Changing Subjects - A Vagabond's Journal by Mark Winterrowd
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.
Lonely Boy: a biography of Yasunari Kawabata by Christina St Clair
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 by David Morrell
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 In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters.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.
Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1) by Josh Hilden
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 by Ariel Marcelo Gastaldi
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 by Stefan Cooke
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 by Ivonne Saed
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 by Jason Sizemore
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 by Lucy Simister
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.
Her Finest Hour by Stephen Doster
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 by Paul Brody
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
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth by Donald Gutierrez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Share Your Neighbour's Grief by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Share Your Neighbour’s Grief is a true short story in which names of characters have been falsified for harmony. It is actually an appendix to Share Your Neighbour’s Joy. Mchoyo was an ordinary secondary school teacher. He lived a life of one man in this world until he lost his son and it downed on him that in this world a person should live and work with others.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON by Anne Williamson
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps' is an explanatory commentary on Williamson's 'On Foot in Devon', his quirky mock travel guide published in 1933. A detailed knowledge or prior reading of 'On Foot in Devon' is not a prerequisite, for the numerous and sometimes lengthy quotations mean that the commentary can be read and enjoyed independently of the book itself.
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.
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life given in his own words in his autobiography, The Days of My Life. There can be no truer biography than that given by the first by geoffrey clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War by Paul Read
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.