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Echoes of the Underground by Lee Harris
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 87,530. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Barncott Press. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
Echoes of the Underground: A Foot Soldiers Tale is a unique collection of ‘underground’ writings by Lee Harris, the majority of which were originally published in the ’alternative press’ of the 60′s and 70′s; International Times, Oz, Home Grown and ‘Other Scenes’.
Chateaubriand fervent des femmes by Pascal-Henri Poiget
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2014 by AlterPublishing Books. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Contrairement à ce que pourraient laisser supposer son image de sérieux et la moralité de ses écrits, comme le Génie du christianisme et Atala, Chateaubriand a été un grand séducteur. À tel point qu’ont pesé sur lui des rumeurs scandaleuses, de l’inceste à la vie dissolue, qui n’ont pourtant pas ruiné sa double carrière, politique et littéraire.
Inner Bushido - Strength Without Conflict by Sean Hannon
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Inner Bushido challenges many long-held assumptions about Samurai ethics, and offers a practical re-interpretation of the seven virtues of Bushido. Hannon takes an unorthodox approach to exploring this system of values, offering an intellectually honest analysis of the Samurai code of conduct, making it applicable to the daily lives of Western audiences.
Acupuncture: The Easy Way - Or the Hard Way by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture, Essay » Technology
Why I think the "Japanese style" of acupuncture and moxibustion is better suited for most western foreigners than the Chinese form. While this is NOT a textbook, I try to explain the characteristics of a number of representative Japanese techniques. My "personal views" may academically not entirely be accurate.
Consulting 101: 101 Tips for Success in Consulting - 2nd Edition by Lew Sauder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
Consulting 101 provides the reader with 101 tips to excel in a challenging and exciting career.
The Reluctant Mentor by Lew Sauder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
Sauder and Porter explore the mentoring relationship between a successful baby boomer business owner and his Generation Y employee. They ultimately show that the optimal solution is multi-generational mentoring--each generation sharing knowledge with the other for better leadership development.
Aeneid Liber Sextus by Dirk Bontes
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin, Essay » Literature
Thousands of years ago the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of the goddess Aphrodite, traveled to the Underworld to once more meet and speak with his father Anchises. He was one of the few to return from that place with his memories intact. This book is a translation and interpretation of Vergilius' account of that fascinating journey and place. It also has brief linguistic analyses of certain names.
"Rejoice Dear Hearts" by Peter Cavanaugh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
"Rejoice Dear Hearts" is a follow-up to 2012's "No Irish Need Apply" by Peter Cavanaugh. It is a compilation of Mr. Cavanaugh's columns as published in The Sierra Star, a McClatchy publication, and other essays and scribbled notations from 2013, primarily cultural and progressively political.
How to Play the Guitar by Ear (for Mathematicians and Physicists) by Joseph George Caldwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
This essay presents the theory of music associated with the guitar. It is intended to provide a technically oriented person an understanding of how musical chords are constructed and which chords “go together” in a musical piece. It is useful background in learning to play the guitar by ear (i.e., to play any song, in any key, by ear (i.e., without reference to musical notation)).
Easy Way To Integral Calculus by Animesh Dey
Price: Free! Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
I am really thankful to smashwords. I just scared for the format. My dream was to help to poor only.We need your blessings. Next time we will edit the format.
Democratic Wealth: Building a Citizens' Economy by openDemocracy / Politics in Spires
Price: Free! Words: 48,530. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
'Democratic Wealth: Building a Citizens' Economy'' is a collection of essays that challenges the poverty of thinking around economic policy, particularly after the 2007 financial crash. It explores the renewed interest in republicanism and suggests this as a framework to shape an economy that serves the common good.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s! by Jon-David
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
My Charlotte: Patty's Story by Lisa Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is a short, sweet memoir about a life in a garden and one writer’s first inspiration. Includes Lisa Mason’s first story, “Arachne,” published by Omni Magazine worldwide, by Hayakawa in Japan, and by Replik in Sweden.
Threnos for T. E. Lawrence and other writings, together with A Criticism of Henry Williamson's Tarka the Otter, by T. E. Lawrence by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 19. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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'.
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior by Will Shetterly
Price: Free! Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
Ruined Glory by Felix Gonzalez
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery(4.00 from 1 review)
This is my story, the story of how I got onto drug's and how eventually I found a way out. Written how I best can tell this story, "my way." I hope and pray that you can be inspired from my accounts of events in my life and the things I have done. I hope it inspires you.
La Naturaleza Del Software by Eduardo Diaz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,120. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
Este es un libro trata sobre el origen y el desarrollo del software. Por desarrollo el autor no sólo se refiere a la manera en que evolucionó a lo que es hoy, sino que también explica cómo se construye el software. Es una exploración de su naturaleza y de ahí el título. Está escrito de manera sencilla para ser entendido por cualquier persona aficionada a libros de divulgación científica.
Beauty Queens, Children and the Death of Sex by Richard Crasta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture, Essay » Literature
In this revised, expanded e-book edition of his controversial collection of personal and political essays, humor, and satire, the author of the celebrated novel "The Revised Kama Sutra" comments on a range of subjects, from India's sexual confusion to the colonization of the Indian mind. Arguing for true freedom for Indians and writers of Indian origin, he also discusses identity & nationalism.
Man-Child by Michael Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorous approach to the stresses of every day life. Whether he is questioning how a one-thumbed co-worker might turn a doorknob or is being followed by his creepy future self in a pornographic video store, Michael's essays are funny, honest, and philosophical as an immature man searching for identity in the adult world