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Baba Summer: Part One by Judy Hogan
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 131,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hogan has been proving her ability for keen observation up to this point and continues to do so. Her descriptions bring the Haw River environment to life, puts us there to smell the clean-scented though muddy water and see the wildlife that comes near her as she sits, day after day, on the rock near the beaver dam in Saxapahaw as she writes – except when it rains.
The New Frontier: Making a difference in later life by Robin Lloyd-Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The New Frontier, from award-winning author Robin Lloyd-Jones, is a series of interviews with remarkable people over 70, all of them nominated for the annual Times-Sternberg award, which documents the impact of different influences over their lives and provides readers with a unique viewpoint on how important it is that we make, and are seen to make, a valuable contribution to society at all ages.
Dutch Mandarin: The Life and Work of Robert Hans van Gulik by H. de Vries-van der Hoeven & C. D. Barkman
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.
Сергей Есенин: Знакомые и подруги by WP IP GEB
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 118,750. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Можно утверждать, что тема «Сергей Есенин: Поэт и женщины» раскрыта панорамно. Информационная канва произведения расширена благодаря обилию иллюстративного материала, который помог автору создать более яркие психологические портреты Поэта и окружавших его современниц и современников.
Rupert Brooke of Rugby: Biography, Commentary, Poetry, Prose, and Photographs by Keith Hale
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.
Le grand secret de Sade. Un changement radical d´interprétation de sa vie et de son oeuvre by Vann Fjernthav
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: French. Published: February 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Nouvelle explication de la vie et de l´oeuvre de Sade partant de données historiques connues mais negligées par les biographes à cause d´interêts et préjugés.
El gran secreto de Sade. Un cambio radical de interpretación de su vida y de su obra. by Vann Fjernthav
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Nueva explicación de la vida y la obra de Sade a partir de datos históricos conocidos, pero pasados por alto por los biógrafos a causa de prejuicios e intereses.
An Italian Home: Settling Beside Lake Como by Paul Wright
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What is it like for two middle aged people to emigrate to a foreign country. Paul and Nicola found out 28 years ago. The book is their journey that will help others who want to follow the same path. It includes the pitfalls. Learning a new language. Making new friends. The fun and humour encountered. The wonderful atmosphere of life on Lake Como in northern Italy.
Cats Do Eat Spaghetti by Paul Wright
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Cats can, and will take over people’s lives. When artist Paul Wright and his wife, Nicola moved to a medieval village beside Italy’s Lake Como, their sleep became disturbed by the noise of a group of feral cats. Seeing the distressed condition that most of these animals were in, they began taking care of them. ‘Cats Do Eat Spaghetti’ is a must for cat lovers and Italophiles alike.
The Woman with Two Birthdays by Carolyn Sorrell
Price: $8.65 USD. Words: 115,950. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
I awoke to find Mary Shelley in my bedroom. When I got up to put on a housecoat, I found Ernest Hemingway standing by the corner of the room. Mary was trying to explain to Ernest how she came up with the idea for Frankenstein. Surprisingly, she said that she drew his character and the idea for him from her husband, a neighbor and a friend … Frankenstein was actually a composite of people she knew.
It's Easy To Talk by Jim Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
as a result of the 2008 crisis joe and helen are struggling to survive. the communityof owners having decided they no longer want a corrupt spaniard as president approach helen. an overwhelming vote count in helen's favour sees her elected president triggering an almighty fight between those who support her and those who don't; culminating in helen being accused of fraud and ending up in the doc
Honoré de Balzac by David Desmond
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.
Cahier Roché by Xavier Rockenstrocly & Catherine Du Toit
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 153,460. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Les raisons ne manquent pas de rendre à Henri Pierre Roché la place qui est la sienne. Le travail que nous présentons cherche à rendre compte des multiples facettes de ce personnage hors-norme, dont l’œuvre doit connaître la lumière. Et que lorsqu’est mentionné le nom de Roché, on ne soit plus obligé de dire : Roché ? L’ami de…
Cahier Camus by Raymond Gay-Crosier & Agnès Spiquel
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce Cahier offre au lecteur un parcours très éclectique autour de Camus, et vise à proposer des éclairages originaux sur la vie de Camus, sur ses oeuvres – roman et théâtre -, sur sa pensée et sur ses engagements.
Cahier Simenon by Laurent Demoulin
Price: $29.00 USD. Words: 100,980. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
La vie et l’oeuvre de Simenon ont déjà fait couler beaucoup d’encre, tant de la part des critiques littéraires que des journalistes de la presse people. C’est dans ce contexte que les Cahiers de L’Herne consacrent un numéro au père de Maigret qui se veut à la fois généraliste et particulier : sa diversité et sa richesse sont de nature à combler à la fois les spécialistes de l’œuvre et tout lecteur
Cahier Singer by Florence Noiville
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 118,440. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce que propose de montrer ce Cahier de L’Herne, c’est une image d’Isaac Bashevis Singer et de son œuvre qui se situe très loin des stéréotypes habituels – l’aimable fabuliste de l’âme juive, le lutin talmudique échappé d’une toile de Chagall ou encore le conteur nostalgique ressuscitant inlassablement le folklore pittoresque d’un yiddishland enfoui.
Cahier Modiano by Maryline Heck & Raphaëlle Guidée
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
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway by Leicester Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway was the only biography Ernest knew about, and he was pleased with it―although he asked his brother to postpone publication while he was still alive. First published in 1962, Leicester’s biography provides a revealing and intimate portrait of one of the great writers of our century.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids by Barbie-Jo Smith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
John Barth: An Introduction by David Morrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.