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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A sample: When poet Robert Frost was growing up, his favorite book was "Tom Brown’s Schooldays," which was one of the books that his mother read out loud to her children. Young Robert loved the book so much that he wanted his mother to read and reread the other chapters, but he wouldn’t let her read the ending. Why? He wanted the book to never end.
The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A sample anecdote: Some sentences have more than one meaning, including contradictory meanings. (A pause in a sentence can be important.) Poet Robert Southey hinted around for a compliment about 'Madoc,' his epic, so classical scholar Richard Porson said, “'Madoc' will be remembered—when Homer and Virgil are forgotten.”
As You Don't Like It (Shakespeare didn't write Shakespeare)
By Jeff Rowe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book reveals a four-hundred-year old code, hidden within the works of Shakespeare, that illuminates the fact that William Shakespeare is a penname.
The Coolest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book has 250 anecdotes, including this one: David Foster Wallace’s mother was an English teacher at a community college. She had an interesting way of teaching David and Amy, his sister, proper grammar. If either of them made an error in usage during conversation at the supper table, she would pretend to have a coughing fit until the child acknowledged his or her error and corrected it.
Brenda My Darling
By Eric Utne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Love Letters of Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland, some of the most passionate, eloquent, and candid love letters ever written.
Die toten Lebensretter
By Jens Löser
Price: $2.42 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Es handelt sich um einen in der „Er“-Form (auch der „Typ“) verfassten, autobiographischen Roman, der mit futuristischen Zyklen verflochten ist. Er handelt von meinem ereignisreichen Leben, in dem ich sehr viele Höhen und Tiefen durchlaufen musste. Geprägt durch manisch/depressive Phasen seit meinem 23. Lebensjahr, war ich ...
A Passionate Sisterhood
By Kathleen Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: 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.
Kunstwerke von Liebe geschaffen
By Ludovít Bari
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: German. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
53 Kapitel, 48 Seiten in Farbe, davon 18 Seiten mit Musikinstrumenten und 30 Seiten mit Zeichnungen, Bildern, Reliefs, Skulpturen und Fotografien. Kurzbeschreibung: Das Buch mit drei Themen: 1. Das Leben des Autors von seiner Kindheit bis zur Gegenwart 2. Ansichten des Autors auf Kunst, Leben, Menschheit und Natur 3. Vorgehensweise bei Entstehung der Bild
All about Rabindranath Tagore
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 207. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"That which fails to illuminate the intellect, and only keeps it in the obsession of some delusion, is its greatest obstacle." ---Rabindranath Tagore
Songs of an Irish Poet: The Mary O'Leary Story
By Brian Brennan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Brian Brennan's biography of one of the most celebrated Irish-language folk poets of the 19th century. It includes English translations of her entire canon.
The Black Men and Steven Spielberg
By Jules Okapi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs.
A Little Circle Of Kindred Minds: Joyce In Paris
By Conor Fennell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Green Lamp Editions. Category: 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.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess
By Sarah Rebecca Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
The Making Of twenty20 Journal Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration
By twenty20 Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Diamond Point Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A free e-book describing the process by which twenty20 Journal's Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration was made.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
By Andre Jute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
By Lesley Choyce
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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.
Brook Trout and the Writing Life
By Craig Nova
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Craig Nova's memoir reveals the life of an American novelist in the modern age. Joy, fear, love, children, fishing, friends, marriage are some of the elements of his wonderful life in which the personal and the literary are inextricably intertwined. It is a drama of what goes on just beyond the surface of the writing life.
Love by Destination
By robert renshaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
0.75 star(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
Every Month was May
By Evelyn Eaton
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 41,040. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Logan Books LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Best-selling author Evelyn Eaton (Quietly My Captain Waits) wrote a series of light-hearted stories about her life in England, France, and Canada in the 1920s and 1930s. Those stories, published in The New Yorker, form the basis for Every Month was May. Though the original was published a lifetime ago, the appeal of these stories is timeless.
Le Vent d'Avezan
By Gaelle Kermen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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