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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 & 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.
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.
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..
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
Rupert Brooke of Rugby: Biography, Commentary, Poetry, Prose, and Photographs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This volume details the bowdlerization of Brooke by his early biographers, discusses Brooke's sexuality, and ties Brooke's early poems to the romantic friendships he developed at Rugby School. Brooke's poetry is then presented, followed by his travel writing, complete with the stunning tribute by Henry James. Photographs of Brooke appear throughout the book and tell a story of their own.
Rupert Brooke: The Bisexual Brooke
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
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...
A Good Place to Come From
Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Winner of the Leacock Medal for Humor, this memoir captures life in a small northern town of Torgov’s youth in the heady era of the 20th C from the Depression to WWII. Here Jewish merchants, English lawyers, Scots bankers, Ukrainian domestics and a few Chinese struggle to make a living in a remote outpost. And it is here that a young man, yearning for a larger life, turns his comic gaze.
The Young Romantics: Writers & Liaisons, Paris 1827-37
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Starhaven. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Linda Kelly sketches in the political background as well as the literary beginnings of the French Romantic movement... She traces the rise and decline of Romantic theatre from 'Cromwell' to 'Ruy Blas', with piquant cameos of the famous prima donnas, the most - perhaps the only - independent women of their time, except of course the unique Georges Sand. -- The Washington Post
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
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.
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?
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.
Beatrix Potter Biography: The Intriguing Life of the World’s Most Successful Children’s Author – The Creator of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Benjamin Bunny Revealed
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Beatrix Potter inspired generations of children around the world with her vivid imagination through the famous tales starring Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin and many others. Throughout her lifetime, she wrote and illustrated twenty-eight books, including twenty-three tales, which were the little books. Beatrix Potter was also the first to incorporate...
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.

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