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Us and Them
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Did you ever feel your face prickle under the hostile gaze of a stranger? Us and Them is a vivid memoir for anyone who ever feared or mistrusted another person because of their skin color, their religion or the language they spoke--or faced that fear and suspicion. "Graceful, lucid writing." Vancouver Sun "Told with skill and sensitivity." Victoria Times Colonist
Outrageous Fortune
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 214,410. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Controversial, passionate and wittily written account of a leading playwright’s success, marriage, divorce and his encounter with legal stupidity and malice.A young actor/playwright, a nobody from nowhere, met a beautiful aspiring model. They fell in love, married; he wrote an international smash hit play and film comedy and made their fortune with There’s A Girl in My Soup.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Junkie Love: A Story of Recovery and Redemption
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
with Forward by Jerry Stahl Joe Clifford didn’t start drinking beer until he was almost twenty years old. By the time he turned twenty-two, he was addicted to methamphetamine; and the heroin wasn’t far behind. Soon he’d lose his wife, his job, his home. Junkie Love follows the roughly ten years Clifford spent wandering the streets of San Francisco and beyond.
Malcolm is a little unwell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
‘Malcolm is a little unwell’ is the shocking, gripping narrative of Malcolm Brabant’s descent into madness caused by a routine yellow fever vaccination. The book chronicles a Kafkaesque journey through insanity during which Brabant first believes he is the Messiah and later, the Devil. Brabant, an award winning veteran BBC foreign correspondent, attempts suicide in order to save the world.
Drunk on Sports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Bloguear a ciegas
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Selección de textos periodísticos del escritor Ángel Santiesteban. Son apenas una porción y no guardan más orden que el valor del testimonio que gana fuerza frente a un poder omnímodo que impide la palabra.
Guy Logsdon: Award-winning Folklorist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Guy Logsdon graduated from Ada (Okla.) High School, rom East Central State Univ., and worked in two of the family businesses in Ada before becoming the owner of the former Stall Photography Studio. He went on to earn a doctorate, to become a folklore professor at the University of Tulsa, and to become a leading authority on Woody Guthrie's life and music, Western Swing and cowboy music.
The Fixer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
After more than 50 years in journalism, Bob Andrews decided it was time to come clean and disclose the tricks of his often maligned trade. Andrews—author of “Boom Boom Baby”: and “Sticky Rice at the Orchid Café—takes the reader on a tour of his old haunts in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. “It reads like a detective story,” said a writer for Le Monde, Paris.
The Mindset of a Champion: Your Favorite Rapper's Least Favorite Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Memoir by the legendary hip-hop blogger, charting the rise and fall of his career as a semi-professional hip-hop journalist.
Hanging Out in Paris and Hollywood "The Turbulent Journey of a Filmmaker"
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Two CIA agents are shot dead outside the CIA headquarters in Langley by a Pakistani man Aimal Kansi. The story had hit the world news headlines. A filmmaker living in Paris sets out to make a film on this story, and aims to expose the truth beyond the news. He goes to Hollywood where the unexpected happens. And soon his life turns upside-down... A quest for idealism...
The Life and Times of James Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
James Joyce's life was just as complicated as his books; find out more about the man in this short biography about the life and times of James Joyce.
The Life and Times of Herman Melville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
“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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
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.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
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Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
So Wise, So Young - Gareth Jones, Journalist.
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
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.