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The Vocation of Poetry
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Series: Subway Line, no. 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
In a sequence of rivetingly personal essays, Europe's premier contemporary poet and essayist, Durs Grünbein, reflects on his own evolution as an artist and on the meaning and importance of poetry for life in general.
November Rose: A Speech on Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
November-Rose: Eine Rede über den Tod
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: German. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
Letters From A Bipolar Mother
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
In "Letters From A Bipolar Mother", Alyssa Reyans tells the story she's never been able to tell her children: of how she lost them in a battle with her own mental illness. she shares with them - and the world - what the mind of a woman suffering bipolar depression looks like, how the darkness she battled on a daily basis almost won, and how, years later, she found the courage to claw her way out o
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
Ireland: Memories of our Childhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A collection of fifty memory stories dedicated to our mothers and fathers. The memories shine a spotlight on special moments that we have shared with our parents, or help us heal when we are suffering from their loss. Some stories will make us laugh, others will make us cry, but they will unite us once again as sons, daughters and friends who grew up during a time of innocence and hope.
Leap: An African Adventure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sarah sets off to test her mettle with three months of solo travel in Africa, but her plan is derailed when she meets Heath, a traveler on a motorcycle. She hops on the back to explore Africa in a new way, and together the friends battle malaria, snakes, and homicidal bus drivers. But the true adventure begins when Sarah leaves the comfort of Heath's friendship to venture out on her own.
Holy Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
Fleshing the Bones
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Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Windows of Words
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
This anthology is a collection of stories and poetry from the Charleville Writers Group. Based in County Cork, the group has been formed for a number of years. Members have enjoyed publishing success with their work so it was decided to put a collection together to bring awareness of the group to the local community. In doing so we decided that a percentage of the sales of this book should benef