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The Life and Times of Herman Melville
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Melville's Moby-Dick is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote--what inspired the man who wrote it? Find out in this short biography about Herman Melville.
Heiress Strangled in Molten Chocolate at Nazi Sex Orgy! – A Memoir
By Peter Hochstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Portnoy’s Complaint” meets “The Front Page.” A naïve kid with oppressive Jewish parents gets into journalism for all the wrong reasons, finds himself in over his head on a big city daily, but manages a modest success anyway. It’s a true story populated with swashbuckling 1960s newspaper types, parents with nutty hang-ups, a few celebrities, and an occasional scoundrel.
George Orwell: An Introduction to the Man and his Work
By Andrew Means
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The life and writing of novelist and essayist George Orwell, from his childhood in England to his masterpieces, Animal Farm and 1984, and finally his death from tuberculosis in 1950.
They're Gonna Murder You - War Stories From My Life at the News Front
By Clarence Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As an investigative reporter, Clarence Jones was always taking risks. Friends constantly warned: They're Gonna Murder You. His specialties were organized crime, crooked cops and politicians. Who better to kill you than cops who will investigate the homicide? He was the only reporter for a local station to ever win TV's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize 3 times. A stunning book. A remarkable career.
So Wise, So Young - Gareth Jones, Journalist.
By Gareth Huw Davies
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Jones, 13 August 1905 – 12 August 1935, was a Welsh journalist, murdered one day short of his 30th birthday by bandits in China. In his short career he filed more international scoops than most of his contemporaries would deliver in a lifetime. This monograph describes a flight he took with Hitler.
Gone To Bed
By Charles Bryce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.
The Inspiration For My Writings... STOLEN IN PARIS: A Look Behind The Scenes With Author David Wyant
By David Wyant
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this FREE eBook you will find the inspiration and introduction to David Wyant's new series, "STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway", documenting a series of "Lost but Found Again" manuscripts written by classic author, Ernest Hemingway. The manuscripts come alive in the mind of David Wyant, taking us back to Hemingway's boyhood youth in Northern Michigan.
Shouting for Justice: The Journey of a Jewish Journalist
By Herb Brin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories of the century.
After Long Busyness: Interviews with Eight Heartland Poets
By Eric Lochridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
After Long Busyness: Interviews with Eight Heartland Poets compiles a series of interviews conducted for poet and editor Eric Lochridge's After Long Busyness: A Poetry Blog.
The Glass Castle: Behind the Story - (A Background Information Book Companion)
By Behind the Story™ Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Loved the novel? And you've devoured the last morsel of your savory book. Now what? If you still have the stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of hand-picked treats collected from various sources all over the internet, compiled as an easy, concise and info-rich serving just for you! Try your sample now!