Books tagged: essays

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Nowhere Near Manhood
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In his "laugh-out-loud" debut, author Michael Mecherikoff captures the timeless episodes of American boyhood—from bringing home a stray dog to discovering pornography, toilet-papering houses to underage drinking. With charm, wit, nostalgia, and humor, this book takes readers on an endearing and hilarious trip back in time to relive the joy, the pain, the danger and the laughter of childhood.
All the Blessings of Life: The Best Stories of F. W. Boreham (Revised)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Throughout his life F. W. Boreham wrote and refined his stories in order to master the difficult art of telling a story well. Such diligence was awarded as Dr. Boreham became recognized as one of the leading Christian preachers and writers in the first half of the twentieth century.
Slow Road Home ~ a Blue Ridge Book of Days
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
Fred First, at 54, found home. But why here, he wondered? He left the path of his profession for a year, and lived intentionally immersed in the quiet days and details of his remote Blue Ridge Valley in Virginia. His naturalist training, photographic eye and insatiable curiosity bring 100 short vignettes of celebration and hope. You'll feel you have met a new neighbor you've known all your life.
Porcelain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of both new and previously published short stories, poems, and essays, by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Porcelain offers a personal draft of the author’s navigation through a world that is fantastical, offbeat, ironic, unexpected, and true.
What of the Night?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"By proving contraries, truth is made manifest," said Joseph Smith. A good thing, because Stephen Carter's religious life is full of contradictions. This collection of award-winning personal essays wrestles the "used tin foil, the ratty teddy bears, the rusty bicycle frames, the dog-eared magazines, the empty toilet paper rolls" of Carter's life into stories compelling, candid, and insightful.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Thoughts On A Pagan Life: A Book of Essays
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Shanddaramon has collected together many of his articles and put them together to create this unique collection of essays on Pagan life in the modern world. All together they chronicle his spiritual journey from a curious participant in a public ritual to a teacher and writer for many Pagan students and readers.
Write Now! On the Road to Getting Published or How I Learned to Sell My Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Write Now! is a Big/little book about writing, writer's block, rejection, publishing and selling your book. It is also the story of the making of a writer.
Just Because
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
James Bruce Baker was best known as the editor and publisher of ProMart Publishing, but he was more than that. Jim was also a poet, a novelist, a short story writer, and an opinionated essayist. Just Because is a collection of his stories, poems, and essays put together as a tribute to a man who did so much for the small press, and so much for many small press writers, poets, and artists.
Zen In the Art of Absurdity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Bill can't get a writing space. While in Canada, Sam learns to "go convert" himself, mum and dad are playing hide the Azalea plant, Delores can't keep her father's arse covered, a pack of wild Kens are hurtling toward the atmosphere, and dad is sitting in his car picking his ears with his keys. Often compared to Sedaris (Mostly by herself), this collection will make you sick...with laughter.