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Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
Price: Free! Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdotes and quotations and a short biography.
Dates and Dorothy
Price: Free! Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
Honoré de Balzac
Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
First published in 1859, this biography of Honoré de Balzac by his friend and colleague Théophile Gautier is now being released in this dual language edition, with a new English translation by David Desmond followed by the original French text.
When Publishers Stalked The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
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Tales of San Francisco poetry publishers in the 1990s and beyond by performance-poet Mel C. Thompson. Instead of just publishing another volume of poetry, the author tells stories of the publishers he knew in the golden age of print media. In between the stories, the author includes the poems of his that these publishers printed.
Nosotros los salvados
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Poetry » Latin American Poetry
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En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
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.
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
A Year in Haikus
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This poetic diary covers a year in one woman's life through haikus written one per day, regardless of writer's block, catastrophe, and monotony
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.
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.
A Boy Called Lwazi
Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This is my world This is my country This is my life An upcoming sensation Lwazi Nkiwane takes the readers into the journey of his childhood and teenage years and his ambition to become a recording artist, songwriter and story writer. Also in this book it will explore his relationships with both men and women, several incidents, school achievements and a lot more.
Mary Shelley Biography: The Birth of Frankenstein, Rumors and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Mary Shelley crafted the legendary story of Frankenstein as a ghost story at first. However, the main theme of Frankenstein was seeded long before that. She had this strong drive and interest for supernatural and alchemy. Both of her parents were writers, so there's no accident that she was also involved in that. Mary Shelley is one of the first science-fiction writers emerging at that time...
Corina
Price: Free! Words: 27,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Biografia romanceada de Corina, uma das milhares de migrantes que ajudaram a formar o Estado de Goiás.
Dutch Mandarin: The Life and Work of Robert Hans van Gulik
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,770. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Diplomat, Asian scholar, author, polyglot, polymath, musician—Robert van Gulik achieved wide popular fame as the author of a series of mystery novels based on the life of semi-fictional Judge Dee in ancient China. This is the definitive English biography of this remarkable man, written by two close colleagues and friends.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
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...
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...

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