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Midlife No. 2
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2023 . Categories: Essay » Literature
The follow-up anthology to Midlife, Midlife No. 2 is the second & final anthology from a slightly different group of 27 pals from the Gateway student newspaper at the University of Alberta. Somehow these writers aren’t done figuring out their evolving coming-of-middle-age! Enjoy these thoughtful, intelligent Canadian reflections on housing & homes, identity and origin, and journeys in
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Latinas: Struggles & Protests in 21st Century USA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Poetry » Female authors
Latinas: Struggles & Protests in 21st Century USA is a collection of the poetry and prose by 40 Latinas reflecting on how Latinas understand the gendered conditions of their lives and strive for social change. The selections discuss inequities Latinas face as women, and by class; race, ethnicity, and national origin; and immigration status. The volume also describes contemporary Latina activism.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Awst Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
Harbors charts the making of an American identity. Quist explores feelings of oppression and alienation as he wrestles with violence in a Washington, D.C. suburb, racial tensions in rural South Carolina, and the anonymity of crowded Bangkok streets. These narratives are rich with Quist’s experiences growing up as a POC caught between parents, socioeconomic classes, and the countries he calls home.
Resistance Matters: On Life in Empire (Revised)
Series: Selected Essays, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Originally Published: July 12, 2018 by T. Thorn Coyle. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science » Civil rights
Selected Essays, 2015-2020 This is a revised and expanded edition of an eariler publication. ​ Don't give up. Life is not only a state of emergency. The world is fraught, filled with beauty and strife. These essays were all written about experiences of Life in Empire. They were written out of anger, love, and hope. They were written in solidarity, laughter, frustration, and pain. They were...
Revenge of the Donut Boys: True Stories of Lust, Fame, Survival and Multiple Personality
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 120,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Literature
From ground zero of the deadliest wildfire in California history, to gangsta-rap pioneer Ice Cube, to newly-minted billionaire Mark Cuban, to a swingers' “fantasy weekend," to the Newark, NJ, ghetto, these stories from Esquire and Rolling stone writer Mike Sager bring into sharp focus the state of modern America.A second edition of the author's bestselling collection. Updated with new material.
The Ground Under My Feet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography, Essay » Literature
In autobiographical stories and essays, Eva Kollisch, rescued in childhood from the Nazis by a Kindertransport, deals with the themes of anti-Semitism, uprooting, outsiderdom, and search for community. She unflinchingly traces the marks which persecution and exclusion leave on the mind and soul.
Out-of-the-Box ESSAYS: A young-at-heart writer explores the complexities of everyday life with her out-of-the-box light bulb thoughts
Series: Out-of-the-Box Essays, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Originally Published: October 10, 2023 by sue viders. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Form / essays
Why does a writer, that would be me, feel she has to write still another book of essays? Because a few readers who enjoyed my last book of essays have written to me to say they would love more. But why do I feel the need to share these small bits of thoughts? I'm not a great thinker or a philosopher. I'm just an ordinary woman who has lived a long and mostly ordinary life. But I must admit that...
Not That Likeable: And Other Stories I Told Myself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,930. Language: English. Originally Published: December 9, 2022 by Page Two Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Form / essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Topic / relationships
In Not That Likeable: And Other Stories I Told Myself, perennial weirdo Amanda Hamilton unflinchingly chronicles her childhood exploits and coming-of-age story, in all their cringey glory. Riotously funny and spirited, Amanda balances unflinching honesty and side-splitting wit in this offbeat memoir for the proverbial outsider.
An Unexpected Journal: Thoughts on "The Abolition of Man"
Series: Volume 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Originally Published: April 2, 2018 by An Unexpected Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays, Fiction » Literary collections
The Abolition of Man is a masterful commentary on objective truth and the dangers of relativism by the British scholar and apologist, C. S. Lewis. Composed in the middle of a world wracked by war and threatened by totalitarianism during the mid-twentieth century, Lewis warned against the ideologies leading to destruction which he saw creeping into his own society. Lewis' warnings are...
Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2022 by Fomite. Categories: Essay » Literature
Fugitive Dreams is a personal documentary depicting the last half-century of the Palestinian experience through the life of Sameer, who finds his way to America from the “wrong” side of the border.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 . Categories: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Tales From Death Row
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Originally Published: August 10, 2023 by SJP Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literary collections, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
A Collection of short stories and poetry from America's Death Row.
Seasons at Shiregreene
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Originally Published: May 6, 2023 by G M Richardson. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist » Seasons
How are we shaped by where we live? This collection of personal essays recounts the time the author spent on a small acreage in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Shiregreene provided many opportunities to observe nature day by day, season by season. Animal tracks in the snow revealed others who shared this place, and springtime songs gave clues to returning birds. Trails led through nearby fields...
Passing Time: An Essay on Waiting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
Graced with lyricism, PASSING TIME is a thoughtful and wide-ranging meditation on the ways in which human beings are compelled — and choose — to mark time, from earliest childhood to the final moments of life. This is an unsparing, yet often poetic, essay on the ordeals and pleasures inherent in the universal experience of waiting.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal--Volumes 1-8
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 518,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal is the only current publication dedicated to the life and work of Anais Nin, including Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell, and several leading artists of the 20th century. This set contains all 8 issues, from 2003 to the present, with excerpts from Nin's unpublished diary, letters to/from her father, and work by noted authors such as Janet Fitch.
Thai Literature - An Introduction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian » Asia / Southeast Asia, Essay » Literature
Thai Literature — An Introduction is a study of the extensive and diverse writings that form an integral part of the Thai literary tradition. The book has been divided into tentative periods beginning with the discovery of an inscription on a stele, erected in 1292 by Ram Kamhaeng, and concluding with an overview of contemporary Thai literature.
Moartea in Camargue
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: Romanian. Published: June 8, 2023 by LETRAS. Categories: Essay » Literature
Moartea in Camargue reprezinta continuarea captivanta a atmosferei dense si plina de suspans create in Mistralul ucigas.
An Unexpected Journal: The Worlds of Tolkien
Series: Volume 3, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,070. Language: English. Originally Published: March 3, 2020 by An Unexpected Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism, Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
J.R.R. Tolkien was the British author who fired the imagination of a generation with his beloved works: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. In this collection of essays, short stories, and poems, we explore the magic of Tolkien's works that defined high fantasy and illustrate the underlying Christian themes that are so essential to the joy his work brings. Contributors: C.M. Alvarez...
She's Got This! Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 74,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019 by Write on Mamas. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Essay » Literature
Boldly and unapologetically told, the essays featured in this powerful collection exemplify strength and resilience as these writers—published authors as well as fresh voices—take their truths public. Filled with hope, humor, and determination, these stories tackle love, loss, friendship, identity, and parenthood. She’s Got This is their anthem, one that will resonate with women everywhere.