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Bradbury/Matheson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This unique volume collects two remarkable conversations. Ray Bradbury, one of America's most widely-read authors, speaks eloquently about his intense love of writing – and for the first time goes on the record about his adventures and misadventures in Hollywood. Richard Matheson was a major writer in science fiction, fantasy and horror, whose novel I Am Legend spawned the current zombie craze.
Love Life, with Parrots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching
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Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.
Pilgrim in the New Retirement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Who writes about retirement? Usually it is insurance companies, travel agents, and medical professionals. And what do these outsiders say? "Live the dream!" or "Don't do that!" This diary is the real thing. A noted journalist writes with love and humor about his first "Golden Years," a time full of opportunity and discovery.
A Fool's Journey Book II
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Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Book Two is the second of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Steve Reeves Legends Never Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is about my life with Steve ("Hercules") Reeves, during the last seven years of his life. It is written from the perspective of a woman who was (and will always be) deeply, madly in love with Steve Reeves, the incomparable, world class bodybuilder, larger-than-life actor and last, but not least, rancher, horse breeder and author. Dozens of heretofore unpublished pictures included
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
It Isn't Easy Being Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is My story. The story of someone who had much on her plate to deal with from early childhood.
I Forget to Remember
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
I was a jerk. living the fast life with no compassion, empathy or understanding of what life's true purpose was all about. This book is my true story of what happened to me. Through a series of events I came back a different person. Now I travel in my van helping others and photographing the light that I see. I started a blog about my travels in 2012 and it's now read in over 65 countries.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
Great White Hunters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,730. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
Bozo's Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Houses of Sand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Judy MacDonnell recounts her experiences working as a Physical Therapist for the largest oil company in the world, in Saudi Arabia. Open the pages and peek into a world most can never experience, a world expatriates called the Magic Kingdom.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
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Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
An astrological biography of Swami Chinmayananda
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Vedic Astrology Biography of Eminent People: Swami Chinmayananda. Abstract: This is the journey of a spiritual giant from an astrological (vedic astrology or jyotish) viewpoint. This is also an in-depth astrological analysis of an outlier horoscope and his secret of success. Swamiji’s horoscope is analyzed in depth and his birth time is corrected using his life events.