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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.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,300. 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.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
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.
La ciencia ficción de Isaac Asimov
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Premio Ignotus 2013 al Mejor Libro de Ensayo. En este libro Rodolfo Martinez repasa de un modo exhaustivo la narrativa de ciencia ficción de Asimov, y lo hace desde una perspectiva cronológica, comenzando por los primeros relatos que escribió en su adolescencia y terminando por su novela póstuma «Hacia la Fundación», con la que cerraba el ciclo narrativo que le había hecho famoso.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Novelist Lesley Choyce weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of the ordinary and the extraordinary. His story involves accounts of what it's like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter.
Le Vent d'Avezan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 210p en francais. Premier amour impossible. Marine, jeune fille des 60' partagée entre deux frères, fascinée par l'aîné, aimée du benjamin. Echec à l'examen de la Fac de Droit Assas Paris. Vacances en Gers. Rentrée difficile. Travail d'institutrice à St-Leu. Dépression. Essais vains de littérature. Sortie du film de Godard Pierrot le fou. Articles de Michel Cournot. Libération
SO LONG: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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A heartfelt collection of narratives of various forms and shapes on grief, loss and remembrance.
Richard Brathwait The First Lakeland Poet
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Richard Brathwait was a businessman his neighbours would have been wise to treat with sensible caution. He was devout in his faith but worldly in his ambition. His wild and promiscuous behaviour did not cease at the end of his adolescence or with his marriage vows. The author of 'Drunken Barnaby' had more than a passing resemblance to the riotous hero of his most famous poem.
The Young Romantics: Writers & Liaisons, Paris 1827-37
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,210. 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
A Little Circle Of Kindred Minds: Joyce In Paris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Green Lamp Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
When James Joyce arrived in Paris in 1920, he intended staying a week. Instead he remained for twenty years during which he published both Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. A Little Circle of Kindred Minds: Joyce in Paris looks at Joyce’s relationship with the artists, writers and muscians who lived in Paris during his years there, looking most especially at the Irish.
Multi-Dimensional Life
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Moyra Caldecott reveals the many levels of her own life as a writer and the extraordinary events and experiences that have inspired her life and writing.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Brenda My Darling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Love Letters of Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland, some of the most passionate, eloquent, and candid love letters ever written.
A Passionate Sisterhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The relationships of the Lake Poets, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey have become a romantic literary myth. The letters and journals of their sisters, wives and daughters form the basis for this illuminating new account of their interconnected lives - their passionate attachments, petty jealousies, and deaths of children - and contribute to a greater understanding of the poets.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Holly Winter has two unrelated forms of amnesia: complete and total amnesia and visual amnesia. Her story is here in her new book, "Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias." Holly Winter is a camera without film. She is a woman without a history. In this memoir, Winter helps us laugh in the face of adversity as she proves, time and again, that she is more than her medical history.
The Killing of an Author
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Killing of an Author has been described as a nonfiction publishing thriller having "a sense of humour from start to end." It is the true story of small town Indian boy pursuing an American Dream: to become a novelist. The very human story of his quixotic quest for freedom in the Land of the Free is funny as well as instructive for writers, editors, publishers, as well as the general readers.
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