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Following Kaufman - July 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 254,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 232 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. Three of the Grunfeld games are annotated and added at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
All the Wrong Notes - Adventures in Unpopular Music
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
In All the Wrong Notes, Dave Hadfield offers a humorous and provocative insight into the world of folk music, His sure ear for the scene’s quirks and eccentricities produces unique takes on major figures like Bob Dylan, Ewan MacColl and Leonard Cohen. This is an ideal folk primer for anyone new to the genre and an entertaining ramble for those who know their gimbri from their mandolin.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
THIS DAY IN GAME SHOW HISTORY: 365 COMMEMORATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS, VOL. 1 (January through March)
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This Day in Game Show History is a remarkable four-volume set chronicling the best stories—on camera and off—and the most noteworthy milestones for every day in the year.
Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hugo Award finalist. In this collection of essays, film critic and sf fan Kimmel covers movies from Metropolis (1927), answering the absurd claim that the restoration of this silent classic negated its status as a science fiction film, to how Star Trek, Avatar, Moon, and District 9 may have made 2009 a "miracle year" for the genre.
Sell Your Idea to Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Dee LaDuke and Mark Alton Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
You dream of a career in television. Or you currently work in television and can’t wait to get to the level where you can create and sell your own show. We're here to tell you that it can be done. You can have a career in television. You can sell your idea to television.
Poker Tilt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Laurence Samuels. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
DUTCH BOYD is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who has won and lost millions. Read his amazing true story of the sky highs and cavernous lows living the life of a professional poker player, and his struggle to hang on to his bankroll and his sanity.
Following Kaufman - June 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,240. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 112 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four additional annotated Ruy Lopez Breyer Varation Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Motown Encyclopedia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Motown Encylopedia contains 1,178 entries connected with the iconic label, including every artist from its launch in 1959 to its sale in 1988, along with key executives, songwriters, producers and musicians as well as the background stories to every Top Ten hit album and single, film, cast recording and soundtrack release. A fact packed book from start to finish.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Who Left Me In Charge?
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
A slightly unbalanced mom of four kids, married to a pastor. This is my journal entires of my Postpartum Panic Disorder : the good, bad and crazy!
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
War Games: Classic Fiction for the Christian Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Journey through eighteen classic works of fiction from Beowulf and Njal’s Saga to Mansfield Park and The Lord of the Rings, discovering the exceptional wisdom hidden inside the world’s best-loved stories.
Miner* Celebrity: How an underground artist found fame in NYC.
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."
Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
Following Kaufman - May 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 208,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 172 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
A Place for Winners
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Price: Free! Words: 74,680. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
“A Place for Winners” covers the aspects of entering Sweepstakes, Contests and Giveaways. This book is an informational education tool to help you become a better “Sweeper” and to increase your chances of winning more Cash and Prizes. By the end of this book you should have a good understanding of the Sweepstakes, Contests and Giveaways World.
Science Fiction: An Oral History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.