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Honoré de Balzac by David Desmond
Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
First published in 1859, this biography of Honoré de Balzac by his friend and colleague Théophile Gautier is now being released in this dual language edition, with a new English translation by David Desmond followed by the original French text.
Cahier Roché by Xavier Rockenstrocly & Catherine Du Toit
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 153,460. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Les raisons ne manquent pas de rendre à Henri Pierre Roché la place qui est la sienne. Le travail que nous présentons cherche à rendre compte des multiples facettes de ce personnage hors-norme, dont l’œuvre doit connaître la lumière. Et que lorsqu’est mentionné le nom de Roché, on ne soit plus obligé de dire : Roché ? L’ami de…
Cahier Camus by Raymond Gay-Crosier & Agnès Spiquel
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce Cahier offre au lecteur un parcours très éclectique autour de Camus, et vise à proposer des éclairages originaux sur la vie de Camus, sur ses oeuvres – roman et théâtre -, sur sa pensée et sur ses engagements.
Cahier Simenon by Laurent Demoulin
Price: $29.00 USD. Words: 100,980. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
La vie et l’oeuvre de Simenon ont déjà fait couler beaucoup d’encre, tant de la part des critiques littéraires que des journalistes de la presse people. C’est dans ce contexte que les Cahiers de L’Herne consacrent un numéro au père de Maigret qui se veut à la fois généraliste et particulier : sa diversité et sa richesse sont de nature à combler à la fois les spécialistes de l’œuvre et tout lecteur
Cahier Singer by Florence Noiville
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 118,440. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce que propose de montrer ce Cahier de L’Herne, c’est une image d’Isaac Bashevis Singer et de son œuvre qui se situe très loin des stéréotypes habituels – l’aimable fabuliste de l’âme juive, le lutin talmudique échappé d’une toile de Chagall ou encore le conteur nostalgique ressuscitant inlassablement le folklore pittoresque d’un yiddishland enfoui.
Cahier Modiano by Maryline Heck & Raphaëlle Guidée
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
S’adressant à la fois aux amateurs et aux chercheurs, ce Cahier comporte des inédits de l’auteur et des textes rares, des études approfondies par des spécialistes, des articles critiques, des entretiens, des témoignages et une volumineuse correspondance. Il offre l’occasion de revenir sur les aspects marquants d’une œuvre littéraire remarquablement cohérente mais aussi de révéler sa diversité en a
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.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids by Barbie-Jo Smith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
Rupert Brooke by Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
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.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters by Stefan Cooke
Price: $9.99 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.
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...
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.
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth by Donald Gutierrez
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. 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.
No End to Snowdrops A Biography Of Kathleen Raine by Philippa Bernard
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.
Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings: How British Science Fiction Conquered The World by Jamie Austin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings details the influence of British Science Fiction on the world stage and is a must-read resource for anyone with an interest in the genre.
Dates and Dorothy by Richard Lung
Price: Free! 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.
The Expatriates: Biographies of Lost Generation Writers by Paul Brody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographie
Threnos for T. E. Lawrence and other writings, together with A Criticism of Henry Williamson's Tarka the Otter, by T. E. Lawrence by Henry Williamson
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'.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers by Paul Brody
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