Books tagged: academia

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The Sun Also Rises in the Desert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The moral and spiritual complexity of academia comes to bear as a "lost generation" of educators pursue an attractive colleague across a spate of conferences. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Gerald Locklin.
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.
Toward Destiny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Taking place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Toward Destiny is a novel which challenges the oft-revered institutions of academia, journalism, and wealth. Find yourself cheering for Troy as he comes of age and attempts
The Anarchist (...or about how everything I own is covered in a fine red dust)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,930. 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
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.
An E-Book Bestseller
You set the price! Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A meta-fictional book that already contains its own reviews - so what can you say about it? Part fiction, part non-fiction, chock full of new ideas ...all fun. What do you think? Actually quite good? Five stars?