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Biografía de Rafael Pombo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Breve biografía del poeta Rafael Pombo, catalogado como la gloria de las letras colombianas y también conocido como el poeta de los niños. Libro de cultura general de obligatoria letcura para todos los hispanopalantes deseosos de enriquecer el culto por el idioma y el conocimiento de los grandes literatos del idioma castellano.
Visigoths in Tweed
Price: $2.49 $1.25 USD. (50% off!) Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Reid McFetridge. Earnest, without guile, focused on finding his life path, he lives a fast life during his first-year university at Queen’s University in Ontario. But he didn’t expect the turbulence he encounters when his best friend suffers a fluke injury, and his unharnessed thirst to rebel…
Cats Do Eat Spaghetti
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Cats can, and will take over people’s lives. When artist Paul Wright and his wife, Nicola moved to a medieval village beside Italy’s Lake Como, their sleep became disturbed by the noise of a group of feral cats. Seeing the distressed condition that most of these animals were in, they began taking care of them. ‘Cats Do Eat Spaghetti’ is a must for cat lovers and Italophiles alike.
Corina
Price: Free! Words: 27,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Biografia romanceada de Corina, uma das milhares de migrantes que ajudaram a formar o Estado de Goiás.
It's Easy To Talk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
as a result of the 2008 crisis joe and helen are struggling to survive. the communityof owners having decided they no longer want a corrupt spaniard as president approach helen. an overwhelming vote count in helen's favour sees her elected president triggering an almighty fight between those who support her and those who don't; culminating in helen being accused of fraud and ending up in the doc
Honoré de Balzac
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.
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
Cahier Roché
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
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
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
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.
Henry Miller: The Last Days
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Cahier Modiano
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
Madre Prostituta, hija valiente, nieta decente
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Este no es el relato de una mujer con cualidades especiales para superar las dificultades. Es la historia de una mujer común que supo cómo utilizar el sentido del humor y el sentido práctico para tener la fuerza y la valentía de ser luz en los momentos de oscuridad que atravesaba su familia.
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.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids
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
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
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
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 in major newspapers. In 1939, she vanished. This long book, 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.