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Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change by Wes Sanders
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by URT Founding Art. Dir., with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $9.99 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.
Invisible 3 by Jim Hines (editor) & Mary Anne Mohanraj (editor)
Series: Invisible. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
18 essays and poems on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy, with an introduction by author K. Tempest Bradford.
Unleashing the Power of Your Story by Steven P. Ober
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business
Our lives are full of stories. They are so much a part of who we are and what we do that we often don’t notice their presence. This book focuses on our deep personal stories, how we can know them more clearly, how they help us, how they limit us, and how we can learn to see them anew and create even more powerful personal stories ... stories that empower us to reach our highest aspirations.
The Little Book of Tourists in Iceland - Tips, Tricks, and What the Icelanders Really Think of You by Alda Sigmundsdottir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Iceland is in the midst of an unprecedented tourist boom that has brought wealth, but also myriad issues and challenges. This book provides a unique insight into the social and environmental impact that tourism is having on Iceland, and offers invaluable tips for touring safely, responsibly, and in harmony with the locals. A fascinating resource for anyone interested in Iceland and the Icelanders.
Inner Bushido - Strength Without Conflict by Sean Hannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Inner Bushido challenges many long-held assumptions about Samurai ethics, and offers a practical re-interpretation of the seven virtues of Bushido. Hannon takes an unorthodox approach to exploring this system of values, offering an intellectually honest analysis of the Samurai code of conduct, making it applicable to the daily lives of Western audiences.
Coloured Diaries: Experiences of an Eastern Cape 'Mixed-Breed' by Brenda Wardle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
This, is an autobiographical interrogation of the meaning of identity through the prism of growing up in Apartheid South Africa.
The Muskrat Skin Jacket by John W Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Essay » Author profile
Following in the spirit of his other writing, John W. Robinson's The Muskrat Skin Jacket is a compilation of stories mostly about growing up in a unique family in Roanoke, a city in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. These tales convey a look at life with joy and humor, and readers who enjoyed the author's Midnight Bathing in Far East Russia will get a kick out of this one too!
Flame Deluge by Andrew Ravensdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
A close analysis of Walter M Miller Jr's prize-winning novel A Canticle for Leibowitz. Ravensdale shows how the novel rests intellectually on a heretical version of Original Sin.
The Wild Goose Literary e-Journal Anthology Edition by The Wild Goose Literary e-Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Black Cockie Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Essay » Literature
A special anthology edition of The Wild Goose Literary e-Journal to celebrate the launch of Black Cockie Press. This edition contains the best works by early career writers from past editions of The Wild Goose.
El salvadoreño ¨feyo¨ en el mundo guanaco by Ernesto Panamá
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
Los salvadoreños viven en Centro América y han sido manipulados por años por las Doctrinas Monroe, del Dólar, de Seguridad Nacional y otras mas recientes; esto los llevó a tener gobiernos que sometidos a intereses extranjeros, olvidaron las necesidades de su pueblo que se acerca a cumplir 200 años de independencia y está muy lejos de alcanzar el desarrollo. Su población es única.
Now That I'm Mature by Sylvia Morice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature
Author Sylvia Morice loves to poke fun at herself, and she does it expertly with this humorous collection of short essays that tackles such diverse subjects as hot-air balloons, lost jewelry, playing in a ukulele band aboard a cruise ship, her phobias of mice and dentists and many other diverse topics. Readers everywhere will enjoy her, "I can't believe I just did that", writing style.
Face Painting for World Peace by Sherrie Cronin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
I am passionate about world peace. From 2012 on I have maintained a blog about empathy and peace and this book contains my essays. Although a lot has changed over the last four years, what remains as of Christmas 2016 is how we all cherish time with those we love. This book is my holiday card; my way of wishing hope, joy and peace to every human on earth, with no exceptions.
American Business and Daytime Dramas by Donald G Boudreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
Cutting the Gordian Knot: Simple Solutions to Complex Societal Problems by Stanley Korn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book, you will find solutions to a wide variety of societal problems. Some problems, such as inflation, have a truly simple solution. Others, such as crime, require a multifaceted approach. In the chapter on space travel (actually, a technological problem), a mass transit system is detailed for launching vehicles into space using the energy of Earth’s rotation to do the heavy lifting.
Ramblin' Man: One-Sided Dialog on Philosophy and Other Rubbish by Steve Dustcircle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,280. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Steve Dustcircle on politics, religion, health, finance, lifestyle, relationships and more. Steve has been involved with human rights, secular politics, civil freedoms, and religious lines since leaving Christianity. Out of this, came most of these essays and commentary.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. 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.