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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
The Expatriates: Biographies of Lost Generation Writers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographie
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
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
Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter: A brief look at his Life and Writings in North Devon in the 1920s and '30s, the area known today as Tarka Country
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 20. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short anthology serves as an introduction to Henry Williamson’s early writings about North Devon, which established his reputation as perhaps the foremost British nature writer of the twentieth century. There are extracts from Williamson’s classic novels 'Tarka the Otter' and 'Salar the Salmon', as well as from less well-known works, illustrated by contemporary photographs.
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.
Threnos for T. E. Lawrence and other writings, together with A Criticism of Henry Williamson's Tarka the Otter, by T. E. Lawrence
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 19. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A collection of important essays on books and writers, who include T.E. Lawrence, Richard Aldington, Richard Jefferies, W. H. Hudson, and Francis Thompson; together with Williamson's prefaces and introductions to books by Izaak Walton, V. M. Yeates, James Farrar, Walter Robson, John Heygate and others; and the text of T.E. Lawrence's long and entertaining letter of criticism of 'Tarka the Otter'.
Twain and Eddy: The Conflicted Relationship of Mark Twain and Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
It was a coincidence of history that brought together one of America’s fastest-growing religious movements and its most famous humorist. Christian Science, which became the First Church of Christ, Scientist, started from nothing in 1866 and by the turn of the century had become a force to be reckoned with. Hannibal, Missouri’s Mark Twain had also made his mark, becoming a celebrated international
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.
Writers In Love: The Troubled Romances of Literary Couples
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are intense people; but when a writer falls in love with another writer, the walls come thumbing down. This book examines the lives and marriages of three literary couples: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are complicated beast with troubled minds. Genius doesn’t come without consequences, and the authors profiled in this book, show that the minds behind some literatures greatest works were no exception to this rule. The following authors are profiled in this book: P.L. Travers, Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, The Bronte Sisters, and Chalres Bukowski This is a collection; each author may als
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
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