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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 Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons (1974)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life filmography of a family classic. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974). Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
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.
Maine Wild Adventures of Fish & Game Wardens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hilarious true Maine game warden stories of a Cranky Cub, Nearly Naked Nab, Bragging or Lying, Raccoon Revenge, Smelt Help and more. Anyone of any age who enjoys reading or listening to well-written outdoor stories will love Volume One of the adventures of fish & game wardens.
Horoscope 2014: Month-by-Month Forecasts for 12 Zodiac Signs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by David Zacik. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology, Nonfiction » General reference » Yearbooks & annuals
What's Ahead for Each Sign of the Zodiac? Complete horoscope guide for 2014 Year. This eBook includes month-by-month forecasts for 12 Zodiac Signs. Discover how to maximise your potential and opportunities to make the most of 2014. Be prepared for the forthcoming year 2014.
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.
What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
Allting Suger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: Swedish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Det finns rätt så mycket saker som stör mig. Människor, idioti, lagar, ComHem AB, väder och gaser i magen. Och alla människor som säger “bort med den negativa energin” och annat båg som jag faktiskt hög­ aktningsfullt skiter i. Ilska är också en skön känsla! Varför inte bejaka den? För övrigt hatar jag koncensusivern och den fegt knutna näven i fickan. Allting Suger!
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.
Loco in Yokohama
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
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.
Sounds of Movies: Interviews with the Creators of Feature Sound Tracks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Eleven major feature film sound mixer describe their work on 13 independent and Hollywood feature films. Multiple Oscar winners such as Mark Berger holds the record for all-time Oscar nominations that all resulted in wins (4 wins) and Chris Newman (3 wins, 11 nominations), Apocalypse Now, Amadeus, The Doors, Platoon, The Last Emperor, Mosquito Coast, Tucker, Mishima, Startrek IV, Beatrice et al.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Singing like Callas and Caruso - Belcanto Voice and Body Training
Price: $27.90 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
“Behind every weakness hides a talent!“ was Dr. Karin Wettig’s insight after she lost her speaking voice during her divorce. "Voice broken" she went for singing when nothing else helped. Her guide to vocal technique is no dry theory, but a book with exciting stories of famous singers and vocal teachers. With the practical part the reader can easily prove to himself how a natural powervoice works.
Fantastic Sixties Trivia Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a wide-ranging, fun quiz book with questions covering the social history of the 1960s, pop, rock, fashion, books, film, sport, etc. - in fact everything that shaped the most mind-blowing decade of them all! It's based on an enduring cult classic print book which has been revised and extended for distribution as an ebook.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.