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New Age Meditations...Life's Hidden Secrets.(Vol-54)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
New Age Meditations are synonymous with uplifting the consciousness of the individual. These meditations are written by Bhagavan Shree Prasannaji (first spiritual guru in the world to create over 6000 New Age Meditations) while in a state of Samadhi. These meditations are going to surely shed light on the ways we perceive life & give us a chance to see something great which belongs to the unknown.
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, Essay » Literature
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'.
Twain and Eddy: The Conflicted Relationship of Mark Twain and Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
It was a coincidence of history that brought together one of America’s fastest-growing religious movements and its most famous humorist. Christian Science, which became the First Church of Christ, Scientist, started from nothing in 1866 and by the turn of the century had become a force to be reckoned with. Hannibal, Missouri’s Mark Twain had also made his mark, becoming a celebrated international
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
Writers In Love: The Troubled Romances of Literary Couples
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are intense people; but when a writer falls in love with another writer, the walls come thumbing down. This book examines the lives and marriages of three literary couples: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are complicated beast with troubled minds. Genius doesn’t come without consequences, and the authors profiled in this book, show that the minds behind some literatures greatest works were no exception to this rule. The following authors are profiled in this book: P.L. Travers, Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, The Bronte Sisters, and Chalres Bukowski This is a collection; each author may als
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 » Literary biography
“….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.
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Ernest Miller Hemingway: A Workbook
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hemingway’s life, from birth to death and beyond is covered in a unique and divisive format that all who study the book will come away with much knowledge about the man, his life, and his work.
Brontë: A Biography of the Literary Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
From humble beginnings, the Brontë family of Haworth, England reached a degree of literary fame that has seldom been replicated. Specifically, Charlotte, Emily and, to a lesser extent, Anne all made significant contributions to world literature. The great tragedy of the Brontë family is that all were taken away by illness before the prime of their lives. Anne died aged 28 year; Emily died at ag
El humor de Borges
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
The Novels of Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 17. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
This brilliant long essay by the noted literary critic considers Henry Williamson’s novels up to 1954. Murry's essay remains essential reading for those who want to understand better Williamson’s writings. It is written in a clear, elegant style, while the literary analyses of the novels are its greatest distinction. Murry thought highly of the books making up the Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight.
'Death, Thou shalt Die': The Life of John Donne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The greatest poet and the greatest preacher of his time, John Donne rose from poverty and obscurity to the position of Dean of St Paul's, a confident of King Charles and - his early poems too erotic to be published - a scourge of sinners whose daughter owned the most popular brothel in London.
In Bed With Gore Vidal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Gore Vidal claimed there was no such thing as “gay,” only gay sexual acts. But what was the truth about his sex life and sexuality—and how did it affect and influence his writing and public life?
Hertzan The Keyboard Entity Chimera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hertzan Chimera – THE KEYBOARD ENTITY, the official biography of an invented writing persona came out in about 2004 as a 6” by 9” trade paperback, and it's probably still available on all good distribution sites.
Letters from the Attic
Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Letters from the Attic is a collection of short stories and blog posts by Gabriel Farago – author, lawyer, novelist – which provide insight into the real-life inspirations behind his international thriller The Empress Holds The Key.
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 » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Evolution: Weaving in and out of Consciousness while the Truth is Somewhere in the Middle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
A collection of ten years of poetry by a transplanted Belizean Garifuna woman experiencing life in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Belize and Honduras.
The Dirty Old Man Of American Literature: A Biography of Charles Bukowski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Charles Bukowski didn't write about high society or the life most people will never live; he wrote about the ordinary man--the ones you are more likely to see living next to you than glamorized on TV. He wrote what he knew and he wrote it well. Bukowski knew Los Angeles—women—the drudgery of work—and drinking…lots of drinking! This biography takes you inside the life and times of Bukowski, and h
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 » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.