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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
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 & 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.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
The Orwell Tapes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,290. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2019 by Leilah Nadir. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
More than 70 people who knew him well remember George Orwell, the enigmatic author of Animal Farm and 1984 — two of the bestselling books of modern times — a brilliant, eccentric, complicated man. In the weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, 1984 with its critiques of propaganda and doublespeak hit number one on the Amazon bestseller lists. The Orwell Tapes brings its author to vivid 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
Autobiografía
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,810. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
En la Autobiografía, Agatha Christie cuenta los años felices de la infancia en el extranjero, los devaneos amorosos de la juventud, algunas experiencias personales de sus dos matrimonios, así como los contratiempos al comenzar la carrera de escritora y la consecución gradual de su éxito. Se podría decir que es la autobiografía de alguien que supo disfrutar de la vida y al mismo tiempo el misterio
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.
The Adventures of Cadet Lehner
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 163,760. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Dorothea. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A teenager's story about his life's adventures from 1944-46 in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Germany.
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.
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.
The Journey
Series: The Torn Trilogy, II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"She made thirty suicide attempts before the age of thirty. Some unseen and unknown inner turmoil, created a war within her: a chaotic war that she felt she could not win, but was not sure she wanted to lose" Sara Niles fled for her life in 1987 with five small children in tow: This is the story of their journey
H.P. Lovecraft Biography: The Dark, Twisted World of The Horror Fiction Writer Who Was Recognized a Decade After His Death
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Lovecraft was considered a talented writer, an authority in storytelling and a highly respected erudite, a walking encyclopedia of ancient and modern knowledge. His passion to horror and science fiction was dated back from his childhood, where he used to have a lot of nightmares of monsters, demons and fears. He used them to facilitate his stories and writing later on...
Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter: A brief look at his Life and Writings in North Devon in the 1920s and '30s, the area known today as Tarka Country
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 20. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This short anthology serves as an introduction to Henry Williamson’s early writings about North Devon, which established his reputation as perhaps the foremost British nature writer of the twentieth century. There are extracts from Williamson’s classic novels 'Tarka the Otter' and 'Salar the Salmon', as well as from less well-known works, illustrated by contemporary photographs.
Meat - Memoirs of A Psychopath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Brittunculi Records & Books UK. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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“If you wish to feel happy, take a pill.- If you seek a cure then face the truth”. A new world order has arrived. 'The truth cannot be silenced. Dr Cerys Davies is a pseudonym of British singer/songwriter: Jonathan R, P. Taylor
Burnt Promises (Brooklyn and Bo Chronicles Book One) Second Edition
Series: Burnt Promises: Brooklyn and Bo Chronicles (Book One). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bo and Brooklyn’s relationship is tested while Bo’s soon-to-be-ex wife continues to try to hold on for dear life. Bo’s ongoing divorce battle seems never-ending.
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?
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
Sylvia Plath: A Biography of a Talented Poem Writer The World Has Ever Known
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Do you want to learn more about Sylvia Plath's life and legacy? This biography covers the life of Sylvia Plath, from her birth in Boston to her death in London at the age of thirty. Plath left a large legacy, both personal and public. She is one of the most celebrated female poets in history and is widely taught in school...
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..
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.

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