Books tagged: academia

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And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life. In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
The Education Conundrum: One academic's thoughts on a wicked problem
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.
Topus Uranus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Estudio de las principales ideas vertidas en los Diálogos de Platón.
The Anarchist (...Or About How Everything I Own Is Covered In A Fine Red Dust)
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A short story about idealism and its literal implications.
Relatively Posh Summer
Series: Relative Summer Trilogy, Third. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
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The long awaited third book of the relative summer trilogy is finally here. It is the summer of 1978 and eleven year old twins Nigel and Michael have been asked to be ushers at their university lecturer aunt's wedding. This gives them an unforgettable first look inside the sometimes quite strange worlds of weddings, academia and university life. There are big rabbits and an even bigger dress.
Deborah's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A few days before her final qualification lecture, Deborah gathers a group of friends to support her during the last days of her current university contract. They all know she is a fervent paleontologist. What some of them do not know is that she has a five-year-old daughter. But that is not her secret.
Memoirs of an Academic Career
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
An expose of the deeply troubling conduct toward women of the academic institutions as they exist in America. Here is an account of the damaging effects to one woman's academic career.
Blood and Weeds
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,480. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ten-year-old detective Teddy Stride hires Clarke Lantham to investigate his father's suspicious behavior. But Lantham didn't expect that taking the case would send him straight to the heart of the biggest academic scandal in state history, and set him on a collision course with ghosts from his past that may jeopardize his freedom, ruin his career, and endanger the life of everyone he cares about.
The Pianist Who Liked Ayn Rand, A Novella & 13 Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Childhood overseas. Trying to find oneself as an artist. Growing up Latino. Music, musicians, and an eccentric musicologist. A statue, a cigarette, a moustache. A nightmarish piano recital. Abortive romances. Loneliness, silence. The problem of fascism. These are among the subjects evoked in this collection of fourteen pieces, both "straight," realistic stories and more "experimental" narratives.
The Carlos Chadwick Mystery: A Novel of College Life and Political Terror
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How and why does a college kid become a radical, possibly a terrorist, in the early 1970s? The mystery is why the mainstream media narrators fail to understand their own story. This wild tale predicts the pseudo-debate about political correctness. A marvelous spoof of Gothics, Harlequins, college life and the way the American mind works, or doesn't work.