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Notes of a Deaf Gay Writer: 20 Years Later
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by Handtype Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Raymond Luczak revisits the essay that brought him national attention for the first time. Originally published as a cover story in CHRISTOPHER STREET magazine in December 1990, rereading the essay prompted him to compare his feelings against what he'd felt back then. His reactions may surprise you.
L'inutile beauté
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: French. Published: November 15, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
« L’inutile beauté est la nouvelle la plus rare que j’aie jamais faite, écrit Maupassant en 1890. » Cette nouvelle est un condensé des thèmes maupassantiens : la difficulté de la coexistence des sexes et la puissance du doute qui envahit les rapports humains, l’inquiétante étrangeté des figures de la maternité, l’incertitude de la paternité, et l’énigme de la femme.
Un cas de divorce
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: French. Published: November 15, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Dans Un cas de divorce, le mari s’éloigne de sa femme pour s’adonner à un monstrueux amour des fleurs de sa serre. Le journal du narrateur suit la montée de la passion du héros fou d’orchidées : la naissance, puis la progression de la manie sont le sujet de l’histoire.
Anorexie et désir mimétique
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: French. Published: November 16, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
« Ce qui pousse les femmes vers l’anorexie, c’est l’impératif unanime de la société. Cela prend la forme d’un sacrifice organisé. Mais ce sacrifice est inconscient, cela démontre qu’il existe dans notre monde un retour à l’archaïsme le plus effrayant. À une société saine, toutes ces choses apparaîtraient comme un visage de la mort. »
Tales from The Children of The Sea, Volume 1, The Last Wooden House
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When the US and World economy finally crashed, small groups of people on the West Coast of America chose to take to the sea in Ocean kayaks instead of waiting in welfare lines. One night a shape shifting/teller of tales comes to their fire and tells them about a time in the distant future when there will be only one Wooden House remaining in the ancient city site of San Francisco.
6 Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
6 stories for one low price: "Wave a White Flag": An old man throws everything out the window. "Day of the Mad Shitter": Hunting a workplace slob. "How to Get Lucky": A narcoleptic's nightmares. "A Wall of Lisas": A lonely woman goes mad. "The Day After They Rounded Up Everyone Who Could Love Unconditionally": A society sheds its weakest links. "The Walking Bomb": A minister becomes a human bomb.
Realms of Gold: A Sketch of Western Literature
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
A readable survey of Western classics. Begins with Philosophy and Psychology, then moves on to Literature, History, and Miscellaneous works. Discusses "new classics" like Jung and Joseph Campbell, as well as older writers like Homer and Shakespeare. It's intended to be a map of the literary world, like a map that shows a miner where he can find gold.
They're my Stories & I'm Sticking to Them
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Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is a catalog featuring the titles and excerpts of e-books published by Ey Wade. Books from the categories of history, and romance to thrillers and suspense.
Bees in My Butt
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Series: Smartboys Club, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In Bees in My Butt, the first book of the Smartboys Club series, the members of the Smartboys Club use their skills to defeat a group of crazed Ninjas that take over the school. And it happens on a day when one of the Smartboys has the worst case of flatulence imaginable.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.