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One Page a Day
Price: Free! Words: 115,020. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Following Kaufman - December 2013
Price: Free! Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 104 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Additionally, games 5 and 6 from the recent world chess championship are annotated and included.
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band provides insightful commentary about all 58 episodes of The Monkees, as well as the film Head and the group’s two stand-alone TV specials. With a wry sense of humor and just a bit of affectionate snark, the author provides a fresh view, a provocative analysis and a whimsical journey for dedicated Monkees fans and nostalgic boomers alike.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger, Anthony Hayward traces the journalist and documentary maker's screen career, from The Quiet Mutiny in 1970 to Utopia in 2013. The book details the documentaries, their effects, such as the $45 million in aid triggered by Year Zero - The Silent Death of Cambodia, and Pilger's clashes with both the political and broadcasting establishments.
The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 1
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 191,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Dress Circle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From opening nights to closing nights. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring Broadway to life each night.
Following Kaufman - November 2013
Price: Free! Words: 161,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 136 master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
Road Hard and Put Up Wet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
Following Kaufman - October 2013
Price: Free! Words: 310,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Following Kaufman - October 2013" is a digest of 321 recent master level chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" The games are ordered by ECO and presented with a diagram for each move, so the games can be followed without a chess set and relevant games are near each other. Adjusting the font size changes the size of the diagrams.
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling habits often become pathological, a growing epidemic problem with the escalation of gaming opportunities. This study, using dozens of case histories to support its arguments, demonstrates the varieties of the addictive behavior. It debunks commonly-accepted myths and makes recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Bardot - Two Lives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
BARDOT AT 80 Difficult to believe, but the "sex kitten" who scandalized the 1950s and the 1960s with her unbelievable beauty, her wonderful childlike screen persona and her lack of clothes, is now an octogenarian.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (Or It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time!)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children of the 20th Century.
The Ephemeris Omnibus 2013
Price: $39.95 USD. Words: 208,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Ephemeris Omnibus 2013 features the Ephemeris core rulebook (with some rule changes), and all of the rule supplements that have been released as of the end of 2012. All of the species and class supplements have been blended into the core rulebook to create a massive (over 200,000 words) rulebook that will allow you to play the most extensive Ephemeris game you'd ever want to play.