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L'alba dei Farabutti
Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: Italian. Published: January 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Essay » Author profile
In una web agency molto scalcinata e molto borderline, un gruppo variegato di professionisti affronta alla meno peggio la vita lavorativa legata al commercio su Internet al tempo della Grande Crisi. Però il vero protagonista è il titolare dell'agenzia, un imprenditore della contemporaneità che è riuscito a trasformare il suo quotidiano galleggiare nella cacca in una forma d'arte personalissima.
Fruity Acres: Confessions of a Schizophrenic
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Get off your dead ass, the author advises victims of schizophrenia. Seeing your doctor, taking your pills, and staring out the window are not enough. Do something. He skis, hunts, and fishes to get well. Forty years ago he was in a straight jacket. Today he plays in a handball league and attends theater. Work is his salvation. Life is good. Action cured him more than words.
Prayer
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Stories that were prayers in the disguise of essays. They included country clubs, sailboats, airplanes, literature, and tuning my skis. I knew both sides of life, from men's clubs to psych wards. After a while, they became indistinguishable. Somewhere along the way, life became, "What the Hell?" This was a chronicle of going from Purgatory to Heaven on earth.
The Zarnian Vodka Paradox
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Essay » Author profile
Ray Berger and his significant other, Lucy Lenora, join two friends for a two-week Key West, Florida vacation. Ray, already aware that vodka is a performance enhancer for him, drinks a too much on the first evening in Key West. Ray loses twelve hours of memory while in this state. During that time, he abruptly strays from Lucy and their two friends and meets Zara from the planet Zarnia. That's th
Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment and the Ineluctable Self-Interview
Price: Free! Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Essay » Author profile
This free e-book consists of two books: the first is the very short “Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment” and the second is “The Ineluctable Self-Interview,” which is longer but brightened by patches of humor. The high points of the interview are serious attempts to falsify Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The interview ends scrutinizing covariant differentiation.
Американские истории
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,390. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Сборник эссе и коротких рассказов о судьбах эмигрантов в Америке девяностых-нулевых годов. В книгу вошли 98 очерков автора для русскоязычной периодики США за два десятилетия. Судьбы и жизни людей, потерявших свою культурную среду и пытающихся найти свое место в новых обстоятельствах. Их проблемы, удачи, свершения и крушение надежд. Невыдуманные истории...
Miguel-Ángel Cárdenas: imágenes de un video-artista. Vida y arte del hombre que durante años se hizo llamar Michel Cardena
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Vida y arte del artista colombo-holandés, Miguel-Ángel Cárdenas. A mediados de los años sesenta, Cárdenas adopta la nacionalidad holandesa, país que llegó a amar profundamente, y se transforma en Michel Cardena. Pionero del video-arte en los Países Bajos. Este libro, cargado de anécdotas, revela la personalidad de un artista ‘exhortador’, extravagante, narcisista, homosexual y quijotesco.
El viento bendiga mis alas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
El publicitario Jaime C. Dürsteler explica en El Viento Bendiga mis Alas la persecucion de un sueño de infancia, las aventuras de su pasado familiar y las increíbles experiencias, vividas junto a su mujer, a bordo de su velero Sangria descubriendo, a lo largo de 13 años, los rincones mas salvajes del Caribe.
Why The Hell Should I? A Dyslexic Perspective on Creative Writing: Critical Reflection & Barriers to Participation
Price: Free! Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Brittunculi Records & Books UK. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference, Essay » Author profile
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This work is completed as it stands as an author based biographical case study. It is a critical reflection on barriers to participation, or more simply put: a dyslexic perspective on creative writing. It is presented as a genuine insight into my world as a dyslexic creative writer. It is also a reflective journal of my life and its impacts on my writing. By Briish singer/songwriter: J R P Taylor.
Aftershock: Raised Consciousness Crumbles SHAM Psychiatric System
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Essay » Author profile
AFTERSHOCK tells of my forced shock treatment causing brain damage, my activist battle to ban ECT, and my recovery of mental balance through native teachings, shamanism, Buddhism and meditation. My purpose is to replace psychiatry with compassionate remedies, e.g. Mindfulness training. Vulnerable people need this book. Psychiatry now uses ECT as elder restraint and calls real life events illness.
Along the Way: "Families Are for Love & Stuff" and Other Stories from an Ordinary Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,780. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Personal reflections, essays, editorials, short stories, even excerpts from three mystery novels make this eclectic collection a roller coaster of emotions from the author's "ordinary life" as a writer, journalist and university professor. The collection is in five parts and includes 83 pieces: sad, funny, angry . . . all told with an addictive passion that will make it a favorite.
Welcome to Fabulous Casino Surveillance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Essay » Author profile
Former Surveillance Director, the only Surveillance professional willing to go behind the mirrors and cameras, exposes the clandestine world of Casino Surveillance. He shares true stories from 30 years in the casino industry, some humorous, some maddening, and some heartbreaking, but all entertaining. Anyone interested in a fun, easy read by an industry insider will love this book!
Ohio Portraits Vol. 2: More Midwestern Micromemoirs
Series: Ohio Portraits. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
We are named after some two-bit nowhere of a place mentioned as an aside in the Bible. We are easily forgotten, but we are distinctive. We are shrinking. Our population is aging. Our schools are closing. We are falling apart. We are getting small. We are forgettable. But at least we still have NASA, our parents, the fairgrounds, and the Browns. It is a cheap place to live. A place to retire.
Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking: a Personal Quest For Teaching Philosophy (And a Teacher's Quest For Personal Philosophy)
You set the price! Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This book is addressed to everyone who wants to participate in a current heated discussion on what is wrong with the current education (if any), and how to fix it (if needed). With a little bit of patience every reader will find in this book many unusual and even controversial statements. Everyone who wants to “polish” his or her teaching philosophy can use this book as a “punch bag”.
Сланы Ганібала
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 25, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Кнігу Ўладзімера Арлова склалі выбраныя эсэ апошніх пятнаццаці гадоў — своеасаблівая хроніка зьменаў, што адбываліся ў нашай краіне й навакольным сьвеце.
Разбурыць Парыж
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 25, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Кнігу эсэ складаюць тэксты, якія друкаваліся цягам апошніх гадоў у самых розных айчынных і замежных выданнях.
Mamamorfosis. Las 200 caras de la Luna
Price: Free! Words: 190,890. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Essay » Author profile
Mamamorfosis es la transformación vital que sufre una mujer cuando se convierte en madre. Mamamorfosis es una revolución en la vida de una mujer. Mamamorfosis es un proyecto literario, genuino, honesto, altruista y libre, creado exclusivamente por el trabajo desinteresado y profesional de 200 mujeres de todo el mundo que comparten su historia, convencional o no, como madres conscientes.
Christine de Pizan
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 5, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Este livro é a publicação da tese de doutorado, Christine de Pizan: uma resistência na aprendizagem da moral de resignação, fruto de mais de 20 anos de pesquisa da autora.
O Admirável Mundo do Vinho
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 1, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Esta obra assinala a longa vivência enófila do autor, não só no território nacional, incluindo os Açores e a Madeira, mas também nas visitas profissionais, como jornalista especializado, a vinhas e adegas de países vários, designadamente na Bulgária, Chile, Espanha, França, Grécia e Itália.
The Saga of Wasp and other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,630. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
These short stories by publisher and Methodist minister Dave Mullan began with his unusual experiences in the indigenous bush of New Zealand. Other events from his school and early work years complement a selection of events from throughout his life. There are some interesting facts behind some of the anecdotes. But most are, as intended, just for fun and sometimes are quite funny.