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When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir by David Nunan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Of Moose and Men: A Skewed Look at Life in Alaska by A. E. Poynor
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The first volume in a series of collected humor columns written by award-winning author A. E. Poynor. For less than twenty percent of what you paid for the latte you'll spew out your nose while reading this book, you can learn about everyday life in Alaska where laughing about the trials unique to the country is much better than just shivering in the cold.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s! by Jon-David
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
Tears of Innocence by T. R. Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
From a loving family this five year old girl is thrown into a world of abuse and torture leading to attempted suicide, near insanity and the contemplation of murder. A true life drama.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman by Matthew Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
Tales of the AGT by Brian Paul Allison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful world of the Adventure Game Theater, a live-action role-playing game that made its mark in the field of holistic and New Age studies at such places as Omega Institute and the Center for Symbolic Studies...
27 Views of Raleigh by Eno Publishers
Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 55,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
27 VIEWS of RALEIGH: The City of Oaks in Prose & Poetry is a hometown anthology. The book features the work of twenty-seven (plus two) Raleighites who create a literary montage of North Carolina's capital city in fiction, essays, and poetry.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection by D. Scott Apel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
The Universe Next Door: A Personal Odyssey by Judith Hemenway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Adventures abound in this exciting journey into the sea written by an avid and experienced scuba diver. Written from a personal perspective that will enable the reader to experience a wide range of adventures, from light-hearted and funny to tense and suspenseful. The author calls "The Universe Next Door" her love song to the sea and to scuba divers everywhere.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine by Deborah Cummins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
Jonathan Administration: 2011-2012 Compendium by TANU EJENAVWO
Price: $75.00 USD. Words: 345,990. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The book, "Jonathan Administration: 2011-2012 Compendium", is a four-part documentation of the policies, facts and issues of the Jonathan administration in Nigeria. The 665-page book covers the three arms of government in Nigeria. It is a reference and archival materials that will be useful to researchers and students of politics, development,history and international affairs.
Running in the Back of the Pack by Bettie Wailes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Lágrimas de luz. Posmodernidad y estilo en la ciencia ficción española by Mariela González
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 3, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
*Lágrimas de luz: Posmodernidad y estilo en la ciencia ficción española* es un detallado análisis de la novela de Rafael Marín, su génesis e influencias, sus relaciones textuales y su importancia para la ciencia ficción en castellano. La autora repasa los principales temas de la novela, su estilo y las distintas influencias y tradiciones que perviven en el texto.
For Frying Out Loud - Rehoboth Beach Diaries by Fay Jacobs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Rainbow Reviews Book of the Year! ALA Over the Rainbow list! Multi-Award winner! ****Fay Jacobs is back! Author of As I Lay Frying and Fried & True returns with more hilarious, wise & witty tales of contemporary life in general and more specifically life in Rehoboth Beach, a small resort town on the Delaware Coast. An intelligent, hysterically funny and occasionally poignant look at life! Funny!
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 12 by Anais Nin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
Vol. 12 of the only current Anais Nin literary journal contains excerpts from Nin's diary on the famous "come as your madness" party, previously unknown letters about the JFK assassination that prove Nin was not apolitical, a study of how Nin's first abortion symbolized her life philosophy, examinations of Nin's fiction and the humor of the Durrells, poetry, art, and book reviews.
Jack Kirby. El cuarto demiurgo by José Manuel Uría
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
En este ensayo José Manuel Uría repasa la carrera del «Rey» Kirby centrándose en los aspectos quizá menos tratados de su obra: su labor como creador secundario, como demiurgo, de varios universos y las lecturas metafísicas y mitológicas que se derivan de ello. Con rigor y de forma exhaustiva, se repasan los puntos principales de su carrera y se nos muestran algunas de sus facetas menos conocidas.
A Novel Approach by Bryon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,260. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
The author is suddenly thrust into the role of a 24/7 carer when his wife suffers a devastating stroke. Faced with an uncertain future and encroaching old age, he relinquishes his showbiz career to become a novelist. Part one of this book is the funny and sometimes touching autobiography that has lead to his current situation, part two is the hilarious result of his decision to write novels.