Books tagged: academia

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Searching for Cibola
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lawrence is at a crossroads. His wife Rachel has left him and his close friend John is dead. He moves from Los Angeles to the mountains of New Mexico where he delves into his past, trying to connect his memories into a coherent narrative of his life. He discovers that the truth can be as elusive as the Seven Cities of Cíbola sought by Coronado more than four hundred years before.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
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Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
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Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
His Answer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Shinhada, a student at Tokyo U, falls in unrequited love with her teacher Tanaka.
Dis/inhibition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Science meets attitude. Control freaks. Hot heads. Timid artists. Impulsive kids. Inhibition—or the lack of it—makes neuroscience graduate student Valerie Running Deer, her friends, and colleagues their own worst enemies. Dis/inhibition explores the complications of self-control both outside and inside the scientific laboratory.
Perishables
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Series: The Withrow Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,620. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Perishables delivers three tense tales of witnesses to the zombie apocalypse for whom zombies are not the biggest problem: a vampire at a neighborhood meeting, a frustrated college sysadmin and the staff of an all-night sale. Humorous, terrifying and kind, Perishables asks: are nosy neighbors, scared kids or wild shoppers more dangerous than the walking dead?
The Potato Professor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A fictional review of a fictional long poem about a professor who is the world's foremost expert on potatoes and how his search for the cause of bruised potatoes leads him to love in the potato patch and a new life.
Hannelore Takes Note
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What is a meat donut? What should you do about a fedora-wearing blind date? What makes a trampoline class dangerous? Is there such a thing as too much snark? Are French people funny? Join grad student Hannelore Riker on her adventures to find out.
Killed by Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Adam Ludlow is asked to give a talk to an amateur dramatics society, he does not expect to be drawn into a web of gossip, intrigue, and murder.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
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Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.