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Best-Kept Boy in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Denham (Denny) Fouts, the twentieth century's most famous male prostitute, was a socialite and literary muse whose extraordinary life started off humbly in Jacksonville, Florida. But in short order he befriended (and bedded) the rich and celebrated and in the process conquered the world.
Cahier Modiano
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
S’adressant à la fois aux amateurs et aux chercheurs, ce Cahier comporte des inédits de l’auteur et des textes rares, des études approfondies par des spécialistes, des articles critiques, des entretiens, des témoignages et une volumineuse correspondance. Il offre l’occasion de revenir sur les aspects marquants d’une œuvre littéraire remarquablement cohérente mais aussi de révéler sa diversité en a
Shute the Messenger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
Brook Trout and the Writing Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Craig Nova's memoir reveals the life of an American novelist in the modern age. Joy, fear, love, children, fishing, friends, marriage are some of the elements of his wonderful life in which the personal and the literary are inextricably intertwined. It is a drama of what goes on just beyond the surface of the writing life.
Emily Dickinson Biography: The Secrets Behind Emily Dickinson’s Life, Poetry and Legacy
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
What inspired Emily Dickinson to write so many poems and become one of the greatest American poets of all time? After her death, Dickinson gained popularity. She tried to make a change in the world through her writings, innermost feelings and inspirations. Despite all the critics, Emily Dickinson did not seek any recognition but the poetry was aimed at her individuality and perception of the world
Vivien Leigh Biography: The Controversial Life of Vivien Leigh, Her Relationship with Herbert Leigh Holman, Laurence Olivier and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Vivien Leigh has been a very talented British actress. Vivien's secret weapon was a combination of beauty, romance, glamour, especially in the Oscar-winning performances in "Gone With the Wind" and "Streetcar Named Desire." She has inspired many of the greatest visionaries: Laurence Olivier, Winston Churchill and Christian Dior. Her legendary performances include the fictional character Scarlett..
In Bed With Gore Vidal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Gore Vidal claimed there was no such thing as “gay,” only gay sexual acts. But what was the truth about his sex life and sexuality—and how did it affect and influence his writing and public life?
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews in major newspapers. In 1939, she vanished. This long book, compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Katherine Mansfield: The Story-Teller
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 215,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The compelling, intimate, and often controversial, story of Katherine Mansfield - one of the world's greatest short story writers – the only writer Virginia Woolf confessed to being afraid of. Using previously unavailable material Jones vividly evokes the tragic, but courageous, drama of this fragile yet feisty author: her life, loves and her passion for writing.
W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
W.H. Auden (1907-1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist. "W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet" is a series of interviews with friends and family and provides a unique, fascinating and invaluable insight into the private world of W.H.Auden. It is of interest both to scholars and general readers and deals with themes as varied as: sex, love, religion, ideas, poetry, craft and art.
El humor de Borges
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
Inside the Mind of George Bernard Shaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Bernard Shaw was known for many things. Perhaps most notably a prolific playwright, Shaw was also a staunch socialist and devoted much of his life to politics, as a fierce advocate for human rights and social equality. This insightful character has been much quoted, both during his life and since his death in 1950. This book comprises many of his thoughts on a variety of subjects.
The Temp Pest
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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The Temp Pest is the first e-book by Richard Batchelor, a comic, psychedelic, trip into the absurd, painful and strange world of temping, in which the 'hero' finds himself somewhat, shall we say, out of sync with his surroundings...
George Orwell Biography: Policeman, Second Lieutenant, The Freedom Fighter in Literature
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
George Orwell, also known as Eric Arthur Blair, is recognized as one of the most influential writers at the beginning of the 20th century. If you want to learn more about George Orwell's life, legacy and work, you've come to the right place. George Orwell is known as an established writer, author, novelist and journalist. He does not write fiction stories. He’s one of those writers...
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?

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