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Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Sobre Paul Auster. Autoria, distopia y textualidad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Sobre Paul Auster, la trascendencia de la textualidad y la memoria como partes definitorias de la condición humana. Todo ello siempre visto desde el interior de un laberinto urbano en donde el personaje y la ciudad se funden e intercambian.
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...
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay
Price: $4.45 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.
Charles Dickens of the Westcountry
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A book on the life of Charles Dickens and his connection with the Westcountry.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. 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
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
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.
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON
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.
My Tattoo
Price: Free! Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Now when students ask me about my tattoo, I hand them this story. Upon seeing its length, they inevitably ask if I can just sum it up. Then, I and every other person who has read it tells them the same thing. If they don't read it, they won't understand.
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
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
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
The Beauty of Change
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
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
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।
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.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 18: एड्गर एलेन पो
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: Hindi. Published: November 24, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
एड्गर एलेन पो अमेरिका में जन्मे महान लेखक, कवि, संपादक, और साहित्यिक समीक्षक थे। उनका जन्म १९ जनवरी १८०९ को मस्सचुस्सेट्स के बोसटन शहर में हुआ था।
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.
John Clare Voice of Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
John Clare (1793-1864) was born at a time of great social upheaval, just months after the beheading of Louis XVI and the outbreak of war with France which was to last till the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. He also lived through the upheavals of the land enclosure movement and agricultural revolution which changed the face of the countryside and the way of life in rural England.