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My Brother, Ernest 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.
Changing Subjects - A Vagabond's Journal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 174,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016 by Llumina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Born a stone’s throw from the river where California gold was discovered, Byran gravitates to ancestral homelands in Swabia and Burgundy, joining hunter-gatherer societies where the hunting part is optional.
John Barth: An Introduction
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, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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 In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters.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.
For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher
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...
Her Finest Hour
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.
No End to Snowdrops A Biography Of Kathleen Raine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,250. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This authorized biography of the poet Kathleen Raine tells the story of how she developed from a small girl, who knew at the age of eight that she wanted only to write poetry, into a world-renowned poet and literary scholar.
Dates and Dorothy
You set the price! Words: 50,840. 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.
Threnos for T. E. Lawrence and other writings, together with A Criticism of Henry Williamson's Tarka the Otter, by T. E. Lawrence
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 19. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A collection of important essays on books and writers, who include T.E. Lawrence, Richard Aldington, Richard Jefferies, W. H. Hudson, and Francis Thompson; together with Williamson's prefaces and introductions to books by Izaak Walton, V. M. Yeates, James Farrar, Walter Robson, John Heygate and others; and the text of T.E. Lawrence's long and entertaining letter of criticism of 'Tarka the Otter'.
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.
Clean White Pants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
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Joe Armstrong was born to illiterate parents in a deprived area of Glasgow in the year 1955. From a very early age he suffered the trauma and shame associated with abject poverty and ignorance and it never left him. Despite his parents indifference towards him and his inherent inferiority complex Joe quickly realised he was the quintessential ‘square peg in round hole’ and he just has to get out
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)
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.
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.
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
The Killing of an Author
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Slumdog Word-Zillionaire? This true story of small-town, lower-middle-class Indian boy dreaming of becoming a successful novelist in America has been described as a nonfiction publishing thriller, one that has "a sense of humor from start to end." In New York, he meets Nobel-Prize winners, Arthur Miller, and Sonny Mehta, but then, surprising things happen. A satirical story full of black humor.
Multi-Dimensional Life
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 70,140. 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.
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
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.
Out of the Maelstrom
Series: The Torn Trilogy, III. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Third Book of the Torn Trilogy Literary Narrative Memoir Out of the Maelstrom, completes the Incredible Journey of a Lifetime, as the depth and breadth of the trilogy deepens, covering a decade in which Sara Niles worked in the heart of domestic violence as a Counselor and Trainer.
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

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