Books tagged: media and society

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Surreal Sunday; Katastrophic Katrina
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A step by step journey of the 8 day week following the devastating Katrina hurricane of 2005. It is laid out by the numerous media reports from press, radio and TV.
Real
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The posts in this book have connected thousands of REAL people around the world. This book is a testament that our generation can take a stand before a world that has been accustomed to measuring others by what they see, and show them we are “More Than A Face” on Facebook. Most people think our posts are meaningless, but I know our words and thoughts can effect lives.
Saving the World
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Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
How to be Selfish (And other uncomfortable advice)
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
How to be Selfish (And other uncomfortable advice) Does selfishness have negative associations for you? Does it conjure up an image of someone mean, like a fairytale ogre perhaps? I’m here to tell you that there is another way to be selfish. Selfishness is about helping yourself, yes. It’s about satisfying the deep desires within you that cause so much heartache.
Pistols to Press: Lessons on Communication From an FBI Agent and Spokesman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Pistols to Press is about Jeff Lanza’s career as an FBI Special Agent and his transition to one of the Bureau’s most widely recognized and effective spokesman. The delightful anecdotes - how he dealt with likes of Larry King and Connie Chung - provide powerful lessons to help the reader become a more effective communicator.
House of Dreams
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A cool, clever and funny cautionary tale which casts a cynical eye over reality television and the nation’s obsession with celebrity culture. When a controversial government plan to tackle anti-social behaviour is launched, children's TV presenter Tyler Thoreau becomes enmeshed in a frightening scheme that promises to take the Big Brother format to its ultimate conclusion.
Hope Tastes Like Chocolate - Musings 2002-2012
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A selection of essays, poetry, reviews and commentary by Center for Digital Storytelling founder Joe Ed Lambert. From 2002 - 2012, Lambert wrote online commentaries on numerous issues including the arts, politics, movie and theater reviews, travel writing, culture and society, mindfulness,and the nature of story and storytelling, and the comings and goings of his personal life.
Religions in South Africa, Vol. 1: Islam
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Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
This series of e-booklets was commissioned by the IFFM to provide media professionals with quick reference material on the religious traditions in South Africa. Volume 1 discusses Islam.
Religions in South Africa, Vol. 2: The Bahá’í Faith
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bahá’í
This series of e-booklets was commissioned by the IFFM to provide media professionals with quick reference material on the religious traditions in South Africa. Volume 2 discusses the Bahá’í Faith.
A Century is Nothing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing