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C'era una volta un re... by Marina Puntellini
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: Italian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Charles Perrault, Hans Christian Andersen, James M. Barrie: tre biografie costruite su documenti storici Tutti e tre sono scrittori di fiabe. Il primo, visse alla Corte di Re Sole.. Qui scoprirete il suo seguito! Hans Ch Andersen era poverissimo, ma diventò amico del re. Ascolterete il racconto dalla sua stessa voce. E infine ancheJames M Barrie, nascondeva un segreto. Scopriamolo insieme!
Abdurrahim Karakoç by ibrahim Sarı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: Turkish. Published: December 7, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Halk şiirimizin en büyük üstadı Abdurrahim Karakoç, yaşayan canlı şiirleriyle, tatlı üslubuyla hep bizim sesimiz oldu; düşündüklerimizi, söylediklerimizi şiirleştirdi; hislerimizin tercümanı oldu..
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.
Dee in Detail by Delile Ndumo
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
A book about a disadvantaged boy who grew up from a small township in South Africa, Vanderbijlpark, who found out later in his life that he has a passion for poetry and writing. He grew up in a poor family and made it through to University, but then failed his Engineering Studies, forced to go back home and start life afresh he became ill and was finally diagnosed with Bipolar Mood Disorder.
Sylvia Plath: A Biography of a Talented Poem Writer The World Has Ever Known by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Do you want to learn more about Sylvia Plath's life and legacy? This biography covers the life of Sylvia Plath, from her birth in Boston to her death in London at the age of thirty. Plath left a large legacy, both personal and public. She is one of the most celebrated female poets in history and is widely taught in school...
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine by Dustin Renwick
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 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.
Henry Miller: The Last Days by Barbara Kraft
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 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
Madre Prostituta, hija valiente, nieta decente by Araceli Santiesteban Luján
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.
Sleeping Beauties by Sussan Khadem
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Sleeping Beauties' is a short novella designed to be read by individuals who are time poor, yet still caring enough to think critically about personal and political matters. I chose the on-line self-publishing forum so that more people would be able to access this document and in order to restrict outside interference. This is my story. These are my words.
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.
W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet by Michael Buergermeister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
W.H. Auden (1907-1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist. "W. H. Auden, The Life and Love of a Poet" is a series of interviews with friends and family and provides a unique, fascinating and invaluable insight into the private world of W.H.Auden. It is of interest both to scholars and general readers and deals with themes as varied as: sex, love, religion, ideas, poetry, craft and art.
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.
Lonely Boy: a biography of Yasunari Kawabata by Christina St Clair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In spite of his lonely childhood, Yasunari Kawabata thrived and became a famous writer who won a Nobel Prize for literature. Learn about his life, his schooling, his books, and his love of poetry.
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.