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At the Teahouse Café: Essays from the Middle Kingdom by Isham Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Chinese endure endless meetings at work and are required to keep their cellphones on 24/7 and pick up at once—or be fined. They live in a technological utopia while enslaved by time-worn structures of psychological control. Underlying the myth of a “New China,” as Cook reveals in this wide-ranging collection of essays, are the Middle Kingdom's numerous continuities with its past.
Companies Act, 2013 for Student Company Secretary by Dr. Joffy George M.Com., MBA, ACMA, FCS, Ph.D
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Legal
This book contains only the very essence of the Companies Act, 2013 and will come handy especially for those who are unable to go through the entire Act / Rules. An attempt is made here to make the complicated provisions, simple and understandable to Students of CS / CA / CWA.
Thirty-Seven: Essays On Life, Wisdom, And Masculinity by Quintus Curtius
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays dealing with historical, biographical, and philosophical subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and endurance in adversity.
Pantheon: Adventures In History, Biography, And The Mind by Quintus Curtius
Price: $9.79 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays on historical, biographical, and moral subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and its contemporary meaning. Continuing the exploration of themes from his first book, Quintus Curtius gives in-depth analysis of character and endurance, as well as a special section on Neoplatonism.
Speculative Fiction 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,210. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
Speculative Fiction 2014 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex, fraught, and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2014.
Cogent Comments: Thoughts on Education, Politics, and Culture by Bob Howitt
Price: Free! Words: 94,200. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
The honest, unscripted, and politically incorrect opinions of educator and activist, Bob Howitt.
Writings @ Ankur Mutreja: Satire, Reviews, Opinions, Philosophy by Ankur Mutreja
The book presents my views on issues ranging from contemporary events to personal philosophy. The book is, in fact, a consolidation of my views concretized on my blogs over years and is divided into four sections: Satire, Reviews, Opinions and Philosophy.
El Sinsentido Común by Borja Vilaseca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Este libro explica el proceso de transformación que está experimentando la sociedad en la actualidad debido a que cada vez más individuos se sienten vacíos e insatisfechos.
Halfwit and All Man by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 59,340. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Sociology
Seventy humor essays about life in general, originally published in The Suttertown News in the last century. excerpt: "Cats are deceptive animals, and while it may not be good for a cat to be shaved before it is named, it's probably a good idea to at least wet it down good to see what it looks like under all the hair. " from Shave Your Cat
When the Shoe Fits by Mary T Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature
When a hard fall from a tall horse landed Mary Wagner—then a writer and soccer mom—in a body cast, she didn’t ease up. Instead she went to law school, became a prosecutor and bought her first spike heels. In reflections ranging from motherhood to falling in love, losing a parent and the gift of second chances, her empowering essays resonate with universal experiences of love, life and reinvention.
Dicionário das Personagens do Teatro de Gil Vicente by Maria José Palla
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 166,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 21, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Apresentamos um dicionário com todas as personagens do teatro vicentino, no qual fizemos o inventário de todas as figuras, explicando com quem contracenam, citando as falas mais relevantes e analisando a simbologia dos nomes, de entre outros aspectos.
Connecting the Dots by Rory McClannahan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
A collection of 82 essays that originally ran in the Mountain View Telegraph newspaper in New Mexico.
Quintas e Quintais do Douro by Cristiane Lisita
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
O Douro se revela um lugar de simbologias e misticismo, impregnado por diversas culturas. Um elo entre passado, presente, futuro.
Un vétérinaire en colère by Charles Danten
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: French. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Dans ce véritable dossier noir sur le rapport que notre civilisation entretient avec les animaux, le vétérinaire Charles Danten ose lever le voile sur les réalités gênantes qui se cachent derrière notre amour des bêtes.
Creative Theory, Radical Example: Criticisms and Essays for Culture in the Digital Paradigm by Justice Koolhaas
Price: Free! Words: 53,650. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Essay » Technology
This book offers dizzying and breakneck theories on subjects including digital identity, transhumanism, and blue-chip art celebrities. The introductions outline Koolhaas’s regrounding methodology, poetics, call for Theory Celebrities, and politics of infolution, along with comprehensive interpretations that allow students to choose material without feeling pressured to grasp everything at once.
What Is War? by G. Lowell Tollefson
Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
27 Views of Greensboro by Marianne Gingher
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Essay » Literature
27 Views of Greensboro features the works of twenty-seven contemporary writers who write about life in their hometown. In a variety of genres and a wide-range of subjects they create a sense of place, a storied mosaic about the Gate City (and along the way explain why it's called the Gate City). Writers include Fred Chappell, Michael Parker, Diya Abdo, Quinn Dalton, Jim Schlosser, Jim Dodson.