Books tagged: bureaucracy

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America vs. America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A poetry anthology of the century featuring one answer to our political, social, and economic troubles that are an ever-increasing pressure in today's America. It is not what you'd expect in our polarized two partisan society. It encourages the use of individual power with which Government and the people work together for peace and prosperity.
The Crossing, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A family from the States, on their way to Costa Rica, run into trouble crossing the border into Guatemala.
Paperwork
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Essay » Business
An essay about the writing documentation and paperwork as a career choice
Christmas Inc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What happens when Christmas is acquired by a notorious Wall Street private equity firm? Corporate restructuring and micro-management come to the North Pole - with hilarious results!
Red Tape Stories From Indian Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
This collection brings together nine speculative fiction stories linked by the people and territory of the Karuk Indian Tribe. In these stories Indians build time machines, wrangle with ever-changing bureaucracy and confront creatures that may or may not be allies.
Self, Other, Community: Meditations on Social Order and Social Breakdown
Price: Free! Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A collection of essays about the modern world's attack on human community in the pursuit of wealth and utopian social engineering schemes. The essays emphasize that we exist for the sake of community, which embodies love, not for the sake of wealth or power, which are means. Our spiritually diseased elites reverse the order, creating the mess we are in now.
Senseless Confidential
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
A wild, wacky crime thriller through the backwoods of the Oregon Cascades takes brokenhearted Nick Prince, employee of the U.S. "Senseless" Bureau to the doorsteps of reluctant respondents with whom he's required to conduct a census interview. One remote address in the tiny forest town of Elwood lands Nick in a heap of trouble. You won't know whether to laugh or cry as Nick tries to save himself.
Room Four
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Just after Christmas, Alan Fries, hapless accountant, wonders why nurses with antler hats are hovering over him. Can he survive a cardiac arrest and the antics of the staff at St. Augustine's ER with only Jerry (the grumpy old man who died earlier in the same bed) for company? Real-life ER doc pens a darkly funny story of two men - one dead, the other comatose, whose discourse is lively, indeed.
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
(5.00)
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Life is Hellin Illinois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Settling in to a new place can be time consuming and frustrating. But when the whole town seems determined to sabotage your efforts to set up your new life, well, Life is Hellin, Illinois.