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Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Sigma Shock
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
What is the Sigma male? How do you tell if you are a Sigma male? Are you the type that will leave the Alpha roost and dictate life in your own terms or will you fall into the trap of the beta? The lone wolf lifestyle begins..
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Handtype Press. Category: Essay » Literature
This collection of essays from one of the country’s leading voices on issues facing the signing community appears at a time of troubling trends and exciting new developments. Filled with startling observations and unapologetic assertions, Where I Stand challenges and broadens readers’ understanding of an important but often overlooked community.
A Garden Grows: Quakerism in Nazi Germany
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
hans albrecht's ideas on quakerism during the nazi regime
Just Around The Bend: Más o Menos
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 36,010. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A compelling and at times uncomfortable look at the world of Humanity through the eyes of one of its inhabitants. You may find yourself nodding your head in agreement and perhaps shaking it in disagreement. However, what you can't deny are the truths contained within about the human psychological condition; in other words, our incredible human traits and behaviour.
Beyond the Manual: A Realist's Guide to Independent School Governance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
Many independent schools are poorly, or at least erratically, governed. No matter which direction people point the finger of blame, a failed or failing school has usually fallen victim to ineffective school leadership and that is invariably a product of poor governance. This practical guide goes beyond the textbook definitions of governance to explore the realities of how Boards actually work.
The Achievements and the Days Book III. The Christian Enigma
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
Book III, The Christian Enigma, describes the rise of the Christian faith within the Roman Empire.It was an improbable event, which succeeded because it was backed by the highest authority of the Empire and because the religion itself had been adopted by the barbars who had conquered the empire.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
A Brief History of the Future: collected essays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
As an author, scholar, and essayist, Sunny Moraine has mused on a variety of things in a variety of ways. In this collection, spanning over two years of work, they make their way through thoughts on the form and business of writing, the nature and meaning of games, the interweaving of society and technology, and the anxieties, awkwardnesses, and hopes of the everyday.
Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories" reviews the factors that have favoured or impeded the progress of Europe toward civilisation, analyses the contributions of the three main religions that have influenced this progress and verifies that the Franks rejected the monism advocated by Christianity, in favour of material benefits.
Flights From My Terrace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
This book is a collection of 58 essays most of which are based on observations from my terrace. Some have been written quashed in ramshackle buses while commuting from home to work place. Still others have been written from the snug confines of a car, watching ordinary life pass by with its extraordinary hues. These myriad hues have coloured my life and enriched it, hope they enrich yours also.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Songs And Devotions of David, Volume I
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
“Songs and Devotions of David, Volume I” is a devotional commentary on Psalms chapters 1-24. This is the first in a seven volume series on the book of Psalms. Each volume of “Songs and Devotions of David” contain an introduction on each chapter, some background information on that same chapter, and then closes with some application for daily Christian living.
That Old Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,080. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Perhaps the “Cliff’s Notes” of classic science fiction, writer Sourdough Jackson’s essays keep alive the books, authors, editors, publishers, magazines, and movies that made science fiction the successful subject and industry it is today. Foreword by SF and fantasy author Robert Vardeman.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.