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Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine by Dustin Renwick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
Madre Prostituta, hija valiente, nieta decente by Araceli Santiesteban Luján
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Este no es el relato de una mujer con cualidades especiales para superar las dificultades. Es la historia de una mujer común que supo cómo utilizar el sentido del humor y el sentido práctico para tener la fuerza y la valentía de ser luz en los momentos de oscuridad que atravesaba su familia.
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.
W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet by Michael Buergermeister
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.
Lonely Boy: a biography of Yasunari Kawabata by Christina St Clair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In spite of his lonely childhood, Yasunari Kawabata thrived and became a famous writer who won a Nobel Prize for literature. Learn about his life, his schooling, his books, and his love of poetry.
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.
Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1) by Josh Hilden
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What were the things that inspired a fledgling writer to create in the years before puberty?
La Estancia de Don Aurelio by Ariel Marcelo Gastaldi
You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La Estancia de Don Aurelio es una narrativa genero gauchesco, junto a otros relatos de grandes exponentes de este tipo de poesias como José Hernadez, Estanislao del Campo, otros...
For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher by Jason Sizemore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Apex Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Follow Jason Sizemore’s unconventional professional path as it winds through a tiny, overheated Baptist church deep within the coal fields of Appalachia, Kentucky, past a busted printer and a self-serving boss that triggered an early mid-life crisis...
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay by Lucy Simister
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Elizabeth Barrett's stay in Torquay was to be catalytic in shaping her output over the rest of her life. The good times - her exposure to the intellectual elite of the day - and the bad times - losing her brother in a boating accident - were pivotal. This book concentrates on her social and domestic life - which gives an intimate insight into the real Elizabeth - the person and the poet.
Her Finest Hour by Stephen Doster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Walking the Winding River: A Biography of Mr. Toad Creator, Kenneth Grahame by Paul Brody
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Kenneth Grahame never abandoned the idea that childhood should remain untainted and unspoiled. After his son was born, Grahame was determined to lavish the boy with all of the affection and magic that a Victorian child should have. Grahame spun tales of fantastic wonder to pass the idle time, and send his child to sleep. Grahame later compiled those stories into a book, so that other children mi
Share Your Neighbour's Grief by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Share Your Neighbour’s Grief is a true short story in which names of characters have been falsified for harmony. It is actually an appendix to Share Your Neighbour’s Joy. Mchoyo was an ordinary secondary school teacher. He lived a life of one man in this world until he lost his son and it downed on him that in this world a person should live and work with others.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON by Anne Williamson
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps' is an explanatory commentary on Williamson's 'On Foot in Devon', his quirky mock travel guide published in 1933. A detailed knowledge or prior reading of 'On Foot in Devon' is not a prerequisite, for the numerous and sometimes lengthy quotations mean that the commentary can be read and enjoyed independently of the book itself.
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life given in his own words in his autobiography, The Days of My Life. There can be no truer biography than that given by the first by Geoffrey Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life
The Beauty of Change by Trading Post Publishing
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Memoir/Inspiration/Spiritual The Beauty of Change A Father and Son's Journey To Redemption Everyone loves a compelling story — especially when it contains insights into the multicultural society in which we now live. Yet, very seldom do we encounter a story that provides the reader with the capacity to understand conditions or situations which are most often viewed from afar.
Il sapore della madeleine by Marina Puntellini
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 19: जॉर्ज बर्नार्ड शॉ by College Guide World
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: Hindi. Published: December 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
आइरलैंड के महान नाटककर और लेखक जॉर्ज बर्नार्ड शॉ का जन्म २६ जुलाइ १८५६ को डब्लिन की साईंन स्ट्रीट में हुआ था। वो 'द लंडन स्कूल ऑफ एकनॉमिक्स' के सह-संस्थापक भी थे।
Bradbury/Matheson by Dennis Etchison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Horror » General
This unique volume collects two remarkable conversations. Ray Bradbury, one of America's most widely-read authors, speaks eloquently about his intense love of writing – and for the first time goes on the record about his adventures and misadventures in Hollywood. Richard Matheson was a major writer in science fiction, fantasy and horror, whose novel I Am Legend spawned the current zombie craze.