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Cartas a mi hermana en La Habana by Mercedes Sarduy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dedicado a las familias separadas por causas ajenas a su voluntad, este libro es un testimonio que muestra cómo la evolución política-desde la fe en el proyecto revolucionario hasta el desengaño- se empeña en destruir los lazos de amor y respeto de la familia cubana. Testimonios basados en la extensa correspondencia que Severo Sarduy mantuvo con su familia durante los 34 años de separación física
The Legendary Brad Pitt by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
As a well-known actor and a public figure, Brad Pitt has been cited as one of the most powerful and influential people in the American entertainment industry, as well as the most attractive man in the world by various media outlets. After their divorce, he then got married to another popular actress in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie in 2014. Learn more about the life of this fascinating Hollywood actor
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost by Audrey Parente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
The Olympus Trip by Robert Twigg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Olympus Trip is the story of how a young hospital porter in Yorkshire followed his dream and became the assistant to one of the world's greatest photographers, David Bailey. From Northern obscurity to traveling the world, meeting and working with extraordinary people, from Paul McCartney to Harrison Ford, David Bowie to Marie Helvin.
Kanye West by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Kanye West has contributed to the world of hip hop. He is a kind of artist that pursues whatever he thinks is best for the art and music industry. Through his unique sound and style of music, he is considered one of the most admired, popular and influential people in the industry. Here is his story!
Johnny Depp: Difficulties, Challenges and Success Life and Career Journey by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Johnny Depp is considered one of the most renowned and successful actors in terms of box office, in which he draws recognition. He has formed a solid bond with moviegoers who span over several generations because of his ability to absorb himself into a particular assortment of dynamic characters. His real life story is filled with several surprising turns and twists.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World And Me Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a Summary of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Between The World And Me Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer).
Les chansons de Madonna by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: French. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ce livre retrace l'extraordinaire carrière de Madonna en racontant l’histoire de tous ses singles et de quelques chansons secondaires mais importantes. Le livre conte également l'histoire des albums. Une mine d’anecdotes incroyables sur Madonna...
Richard Doc Baily "The Way of The Savant" by Susan Johnston
You set the price! Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Richard Doc Baily - known as an Image Savant who worked on such films as Fight Club, Stay, Solaris and Superman returns. Richard was legendary in his field specializing in visual effects and creating the Spore Program. Susan Johnston compiled this book to let others into the mind of this genius. Richard 'Dr.' Baily was born on February 16, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Died April 2006.
Ricky de Flema, El último Punk by Sebastián Duarte, Sr
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: Spanish. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografía de Manuel Ricardo Espinosa (Ricky). Trabajo periodístico basado en entrevistas a amigos del artista punk, ex-managers y músicos de "Flema".
Iraqi Americans: The Lives of the Artists by Weam Namou
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In this book, Namou wanted to honor artists of Mesopotamian ancestry by giving them the opportunity to share their incredible stories themselves rather than risk having others to do it for them. The 16 artists in this book are not victims, but victors over their lives, following their passions and finding ways to showcase it despite any and all challenges.
Cahier Cocteau by Serge Linarès
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 255,200. Language: French. Published: February 16, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Romancier, réalisateur, dramaturge, dessinateur, la figure de Jean Cocteau, qui se voulait poète avant tout, a suscité nombre de commentaires et de prises de position. Ce Cahier dirigé par Serge Linarès propose une vue d’ensemble des acquis de la recherche autour de l’auteur, afin que le lecteur puisse envisager la totalité de sa création polymorphe.
Michael Jackson: A Story from Life and Career Through Death by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In here, you may discover things that you never know before, things that had made a great impact in Michael’s life. It would surely help you get to know this amazing man more on a personal level. This includes knowing him as a person and not just an artist or a singer. To cut the story short, this book aims to provide you the life of Michael Jackson from his early years until his death.
Don't All Thank Me At Once: The Lost Pop Genius of Scott Miller by Brett Milano
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by 125 Records. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Brett Milano's finely tuned exploration of Game Theory/Loud Family founder Scott Miller's life and work sheds light on the late singer-songwriter's literate pop rock and sadly underappreciated talent. Included here are revealing interviews with nearly every member of his bands, and renowned collaborators like producer Mitch Easter, Posies member Ken Stringfellow and songwriter Aimee Mann.
KEEF - Ritratto di Keith Richards a colpi di riff by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: Italian. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Nessuno come lui. In oltre settant'anni, ha superato davvero ogni limite. E Keith Richards è ancora qui, non smette di suonare, di creare, di interpretare la vita con quel suo stile improbabile e unico. Questo ritratto è un atto di affetto in ordine sparso, a zigzag per le sue avventure, fino al nuovo album solista Crosseyed Heart, raccontato brano per brano.
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions by Bradley J. Birzer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An in-depth examination of the words, ideas, and professional life of Neil Peart, man of letters.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce by Juan Pablo Proal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
Two sacred monsters. Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi by Thierry Rollet
Price: $7.80 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The filming of the first horror films coincides with the creation of the actual cinema. Various actors, having experienced stage debut, will then be offered roles of iconic characters from Gothic fantasy literature. This was the case of Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi.