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Ermeni soykırımı. Ya bize yalan söylenmişse? Türk-Ermeni Trajedisi Konusunda Düşünceler by Yves Bénard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: Turkish. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
"Ermeni soykırımı, ya bize yalan söylenmişse?" kitabının dördüncü kapak sayfası. Arşidük François-Ferdinand'ın 28 Haziran 1914 tarihinde katledilmesi büyük bir heyecan yaratmıştı. Bir aydan az bir süre içinde, Avrupa ve Japonya savaşa giriyor. Ruslar, Ermeni asker kaçakları, İngilizler, Fransızlar, Yunanlılar, İtalyanlar ve Avustralyalılar Türkiye'ye saldırıyor.
How to Begin Your Memoir by D. Patrick Miller
Series: The Art of the Memoir, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Essay » Literature
In the first volume of the ART OF THE MEMOIR series, accomplished author, editor, and writing coach D. Patrick Miller helps writers take the very first step in creating a personal history: getting clear on why one is writing. Miller reviews three "Poor Motivations" and three "Effective Motivations" for writing a memoir, and provides a set of questions to help authors explore their starting point.
Muses of Wandering Passions by Chimnese Davids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Essay » Literature(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Muses of Wandering Passions is the very definition of sadness and of loss. Its undiluted mourning grips the reader: within the starkness, the sincerity of recollections in fairness to the one causing the broken heart is touching:” That is what you meant to me: a light that shone through the darkness.” (Your smile, p. 56)
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Supertrends - It's a Changing World by Federico Bini
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
More than 850 numbers are telling us how the world is changing. From drones to alien species, from disappearing handwriting to students on the move worldwide, from EBooks to gambling we can already see into the future. In this book the statistics are like a telescope pointed at everyday life; there are a lot of surprises.
Who Cares What I Think? by Clay Reston
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Music, art, eggnog and faith. "V-walkers", death and the ceaseless need to mow. It's a cornucopia of opinions, revelations and speculations, as the author of "Back To Woolstock" and "From This Seed" opens his mind to the public.
The Immigrant Experience by Dina Hernandez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
Immigrant rights agencies claim that incoming immigrant children alone could soar to 130,000 next year (CNN 2014). According to CNN, “That's more than all the people who came over from Cuba during the Mariel boat lift in 1980, which would make this the largest refugee crisis on U.S. soil since then”(CNN 2014).
Marriage in Pride and Prejudice by Louise Hathaway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This is a scholarly essay about marriage expectations in the Regency period as expressed in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. It explores the different relationships between the sexes in the novel, and what the options were for women who were not yet married during this period. Including photographs taken during a Jane Austen pilgrimage to England, it's a must read for all "Janeites".
How to Tell a Lie by M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short, provocative work examining the ways we look at life. Using logic and offbeat humor, the author challenges the reader to examine per-suppositions and provides techniques for telling the difference between truths and lies. A strange mix of humor and philosophy. Entertaining and challenging.
Cultivating a Mindful Life by Sue Schleifer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Essay » Author profile
How does one live a mindful life? In "Cultivating A Mindful Life," 35 stories provide the seeds, water and light. Each chapter ends with questions for reflection so that you may dig deeper into the topic and develop your own practices for living mindfully. You will be inspired to live more fully in the present moment, awake and alive.
7 Lessons in 7 Years: Mastering the Modern Classroom by Prentiss Whitley, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Essay » Sociology
The ultimate guide to thriving in the first years of teaching high school: In this straight-forward, humorous guide you will learn about seven of the most important factors of modern classroom instruction. Topics include how to manage Paperwork, Grades, Students, and more. Easy to read, this guide seeks to give you "A head start, not a headache".
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Essay » Sociology
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Red Line/Blue Line: Essays from the Editor's Corner by Shawn MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Any book about editing is, necessarily, a book about writing. For the casual scribbler or earnest author, "Red Line/Blue Line" is a collection of 36 essays - informative, occasionally digressive, and frequently irreverent - on writing, editing, and the essential interplay between the two. It is an invitation to read well, write better, and have fun doing it.