Welcome to Smashwords!

[Close]

Essay

Sub-categories: Literature | Sociology | Business | Political | Author profile | Technology | Legal
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume I.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Does “religious belief” concern only those believing in some form of the supernatural or is everyone religious? What if religion was simply a set of beliefs enabling us to make sense of our lives? Might even "secular" Western elites be religious? How would this affect our view of the history of Western civilisation? Can science play a role in religion?
El Sinsentido Común
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Este libro explica el proceso de transformación que está experimentando la sociedad en la actualidad debido a que cada vez más individuos se sienten vacíos e insatisfechos.
The Water Thief
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Essay » Political
(3.89 from 9 reviews)
CHARLES THATCHER is a private citizen, meaning that he’s the private property of the Ackerman Brothers Corporation. He’s got problems: the cost of air is going up, his wife wants to sell herself to another corporation, and his colleagues are always trying to get him tossed into the lye vats. But all of that is nothing, compared to what happens when he finds a woman stealing Ackerman's rainwater.
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
Cahier Beauvoir
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 249,710. Language: French. Published: July 18, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
ans renier pour autant son statut d’icône féministe, nous avons voulu restituer à Simone de Beauvoir toute sa dimension d’écrivain. Ce Cahier tente d’éclairer les différents genres dans lesquels son talent s’est exercé et souligne un travail d’écriture souvent méconnu.
Soap Opera Uncensored Presents: Between Heaven and Hell — A One Life To Live Tribute
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
ONE LIFE TO LIVE Tribute: A historic, hilarious, critical, analytical, and in-depth look back at 43 years of life, love, loss, and Llanview. Over 120 Thousand Words! 60 Chapters!
J'ai été sous l'emprise d'une perverse narcissique pendant 4 ans (Analyse des Manipulateurs émotionnels)
Price: $6.15 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2018 by Jank Moovy. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Ce livre revient à travers le témoignage de Julien Mauvoisin sur la manipulation émotionnelle d'une perverse narcissique pendant 4 ans. Entre dénigrements, rabaissements, humiliations, brimades, culpabilisations, l'auteur revient sur le cauchemar enduré par ces proies dites victimes de ce "crime parfait" pendant souvent plusieurs années. Il finit par livrer ses analyses et autres conseils.
The Interpreter: Ritual, Violence and Social Regeneration in the Writing of Wole Soyinka
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
A concern for social regeneration stands as the factor that animates Soyinka’s life-long involvement in social and political activism, leading to his incarceration for two years during the civil war, and his having to flee into exile during the period of Sani Abacha’s dictatorship. Soyinka expresses this same concern for social regeneration in his writings, using different metaphors.
El chiste y su relacion con el inconsciente
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Sociology
El sentido del humor de una persona está relacionado con el nivel cultural y contextual del sujeto y se determina por sus experiencias de vida. Hacer chistes implica un intrincado proceso mental, el cual es desmenuzado aquí a conciencia.
Chính trị bình dân (3rd. edition), Phạm Đoan Trang
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 157,150. Language: Vietnamese. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political
“Chính trị bình dân” là một cuốn sách nhập môn về chính trị học. Tác giả đã sử dụng tài liệu tham khảo là những cuốn sách giáo khoa về chính trị của các nước Mỹ, Anh, Ấn Độ, Philippines, kết hợp với hàng trăm ví dụ thực tế là những câu chuyện có thật ở Việt Nam đương đại; đồng thời, cố gắng diễn đạt bằng ngôn ngữ đơn giản, dễ hiểu nhất. Tái bản lần thứ hai.
Masa y poder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 194,610. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political
Obra capital y totalmente original de investigación de los fenómenos sociales. Situándose a mitad de camino entre el ensayo y la narrativa para construír lúcidos modelos cognoscitivos, Canetti organiza su trabajo de búsqueda por medio de la fenomenología dialéctica de los símbolos. Esta metodología permite al autor vincular datos históricos y sociológicos con la sicopatología.
Los generales alemanes hablan Revelaciones de la ambición geopolítica y militar de Adolfo Hitler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Recopilación de valiosos testimonios de primera mano tomados y editados por el historiador y analista de asuntos estratégicos, el capitán británico Lidell Hart. Es uno de los documentos más importantes, escritos despúes de finalizada la Segunda Guerra Mundial, para comprender la ambición geopolítica y militar de Hitler relatada por sus mas cercanos colaboradores.
Für den neuen Intellektuellen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: German. Published: March 17, 2016 by Mises.at. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Essay » Political
Dieses Buch präsentiert die Hauptaussagen von Ayn Rands Philosophie „für alle, die eine integrierte Weltanschauung suchen“. Der Titelessay analysiert die westliche Kultur, diskutiert die Ursachen ihres Verlaufs, ihres Niedergangs, ihres gegenwärtigen Bankrotts und zeigt den Weg zu einer intellektuellen Renaissance auf.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal--Volumes 1-8
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 518,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal is the only current publication dedicated to the life and work of Anais Nin, including Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell, and several leading artists of the 20th century. This set contains all 8 issues, from 2003 to the present, with excerpts from Nin's unpublished diary, letters to/from her father, and work by noted authors such as Janet Fitch.
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Essay » Political
This book starts in the ancient Castle at Mora De Rubielos, in Spain. This Castle has a XIIIth century winding staircase, leading to the dungeon, with secret Masonic symbols engraved on the vertical side of most steps and on the walls. The author made attempts to save the stairs (and the engravings) from the destruction of time and wear, but also to understand the meaning of these symbols.
Delirio del Libertador
Series: Geopolítica. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Essay » Political
Biografía del héroe universal, Simón Bolívar quien construyó redes de democracia en seis repúblicas independientes; comandó en la guerra a mas de un millón de soldados de diferentes nacionalidades, participó en 14 campañas militares, redactó varias constituciones y combatió en mas de 400 batallas contra el poderoso imperio español asentado en Latinoamérica durante casi cuatro siglos.
The Stories We Tell: Classic True Tales by America's Greatest Women Journalists
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 153,080. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Stories We Tell celebrates the work of twenty women who have made major contributions to the cannon of American non-fiction, including Joan Didion, Susan Orlean, Lillian Ross, Janet Malcolm, and Gloria Steinem. Says Kirkus: "The caliber of work makes this collection a master class in the sort of long-form journalism that is published in magazines...An engrossing anthology."
Everyone Leaves Behind a Name: True Stories
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Michael Brick is one of those writers who never leaves your side, and what pleasurable company he provides.In reading this collection of his newspaper and magazine stories from Brooklyn, Houston, and beyond, Brick brings his characters to life, and brings them along with him to the party. Brick brings his characters to life, and brings them along with him to the party.
Revenge of the Donut Boys: True Stories of Lust, Fame, Survival and Multiple Personality
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 119,740. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Literature
From ground zero of the deadliest wildfire in California history, to gangsta-rap pioneer Ice Cube, to newly-minted billionaire Mark Cuban, to a swingers' “fantasy weekend," to the Newark, NJ, ghetto, these stories from Esquire and Rolling stone writer Mike Sager bring into sharp focus the state of modern America.A second edition of the author's bestselling collection. Updated with new material.
Journey to Heaven: An Insider's Guide to the Afterlife
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Crossing Over ... What Happens After Death? Physsie showed up at the front door in her underwear six months after she died. "I'm ready to get going on the book," she said. Anne Salisbury and Greg Meyerhoff were shocked. As intuitives, they weren't surprised to encounter Anne's mother in a vision--they just hadn't anticipated so dramatic a starting point.