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On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,700. 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.
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.
Miner* Celebrity: How an underground artist found fame in NYC.
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 66,460. 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.
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.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Fingers to the Keyboard: 2000 - 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Fingers to the Keyboard is an eclectic mix and collection of essays on topics such as the stupidity of politicians, the idiosyncrasies of English grammar, the baiting of scammers, the trials and tribulations of being hard of hearing, commentaries on various sports, religious extremism, the beauty of mathematics, film and book reviews, and a miscellany of grumpy old man moans and groans.
Faces of Huntington's
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Faces of Huntington's is an incredible collection of stories, essays, poems, and quotes of those who are in some way connected to Huntington's disease. The book focuses on over sixty people who have HD, are at risk, caregivers, other family members, and friends. It is a beacon of light in what is often a dark world.