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Cahier Benjamin by Patricia Lavelle
Price: $28.00 USD. Words: 219,600. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Le présent volume, qui s’organise autour de l’interrogation sur les matériaux biographiques et historiques avec lesquels Walter Benjamin a façonné sa pensée, cherche à accomplir une reconstruction historique à laquelle viennent s’ajouter des lectures attentives aux formes de présentation qu’il a adoptées.
Cahier Joseph Roth by Stéphane Pesnel & Carole Matheron
Price: $29.00 USD. Words: 229,100. Language: French. Published: May 3, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
Ce Cahier de l’Herne consacré à Joseph Roth, l’écrivain autrichien en exil qui mourait à Paris en mai 1939 des suites de son alcoolisme et du désespoir, rassemble des contributions originales dues à des spécialistes reconnus de l’œuvre de Roth, des littératures d’expression allemande et de littérature comparée, des textes critiques fondamentaux et des inédits de l’écrivain lui-même.
Welcome to Fabulous Casino Surveillance by Forrest Nelson
Price: $3.99 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 by Erika Price
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.
My Diary, Tbh: Selected Readings from Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 11:52 PM to Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 7:04 PM by John von Dorf
Price: Free! Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Vern and Sisters. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
My Diary, Tbh is a collection of blog posts spanning the college years of John von Dorf. Though it's heavily politically-charged, it's a story about the reckless abandon of political ideals. The story shows the development of the identity of the author through mostly true experiences.
Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking: a Personal Quest For Teaching Philosophy (And a Teacher's Quest For Personal Philosophy) by Valentin Voroshilov
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 by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $2.00 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.
Mamamorfosis. Las 200 caras de la Luna by Aguamarina De mi casa al mundo
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 by Lucimara Leite
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.
Stories of an Illness by Christopher G. Bremicker
Series: Be Still and Let Me Love. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A nervous breakdown led to psychiatrists, pills, and support groups. Psych wards and veterans' homes became a way of life. Alcohol aggravated my disease. Creative writing and recreation made life worth living. Family and friends stood by me. Alcoholics Anonymous got me sober. Work was my salvation. Forty years later life was good.
O Admirável Mundo do Vinho by Santos Mota
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.
Un vétérinaire en colère by Charles Danten
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: French. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Dans ce véritable dossier noir sur le rapport que notre civilisation entretient avec les animaux, le vétérinaire Charles Danten ose lever le voile sur les réalités gênantes qui se cachent derrière notre amour des bêtes.
The Saga of Wasp and other Stories by Dave Mullan
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.
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.
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.
Bir bölüyün manifesti by Gaya Aliyev, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 67,680. Language: Azerbaijani (North Azeri, Latin script). Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Əliyev Qaya İbad oğlu. Bir bölüyün manifesti (Yasamal taborunun II Bölüyünün Qarabağ müharibəsində keçdiyi döyüş yolu haqqında sənədli oçerk). Bakı, “Elm və Təhsil” - 2015. 372 səh.
Flights From My Terrace by Santosh Bakaya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile(4.82 from 11 reviews)
This book is a collection of 58 essays most of which are based on observations from my terrace. Some have been written quashed in ramshackle buses while commuting from home to work place. Still others have been written from the snug confines of a car, watching ordinary life pass by with its extraordinary hues. These myriad hues have coloured my life and enriched it, hope they enrich yours also.
Dates and Dorothy by Richard Lung
You set the price! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
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