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Mindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium by William John Cox
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Essay » Technology(5.00 from 1 review)
Reminiscent of Victorian Age scientific philosophy, Mindkind interweaves alternative theories of physics, mathematics and geometry with the nature, origin and destiny of humanity in the universe.
Time Travel To Ancient Math & Physics by William John Cox
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Essay » Technology
Time Travel is the companion book to Mindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium. There we are provided with a new math and physics to carry us forward into the future. In Time Travel, we go back in time to take an insightful look at ancient civilizations and the science and mathematics they used.
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.
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.
Down With Elections! by Campbell Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
We assume that elections mean freedom, but is this true? Do we get a democratic government when we vote? If not, what is wrong? "Elections!" says the author. He lists their failings and shows that our "representative democracy" is neither representative nor democratic, and does not meet accepted standards. He then presents a practical route to true democracy.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 3 by Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Essay » Literature
The third annual publication of Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge explores the concept of boundaries in short stories, poetry, and memoir by a selection of authors from the Write on Edge community.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,890. 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.
Letters to the Editor: Opinions, Objections, and Recollections by Richard Lettis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Shawn Graham. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Essay » Political
Letters cover some forty years of American concerns and include religious topics, LGBT rights, gun control, unions, and the Obama administration.
Io Tu Noi Lucio - Le canzoni non comuni per i giorni comuni di Lucio Battisti by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: Italian. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Essay » Sociology
Niente come i dischi di Lucio Battisti ha saputo raccontare agli italiani chi erano, chi non erano più, chi sognavano di essere. Dal 1966 al 1994, una piccola storia d'Italia (e non solo) intrecciata con una manciata di album-capolavori. Ma l'eredità di Battisti non si spegne, e questo libro, aggiornato al 2016, è anche un viatico alla scoperta di un autore immortale.
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil by Miguel Bronchud
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.
Кофе-брейк с Его Величеством. by Zoriy Fine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: Unknown language. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Размышления, эссе, заметки, письма. Иллюстрирована: 60 инфракрасных авторских фотографий. Эта книга - своего рода дневник автора, или “заметки на полях”, зарисовки из реальной жизни, приправленные горчинкой тонкого еврейского юмора.
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.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge by Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The first volume of Precipice showcases twenty-one short stories and essays by seventeen members of the Write on Edge community.
From New York to Madagascar in Five Hours by Lillian McGowan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Author profile
From New York to Madagascar follows a tea loving, biscuit eating, Southern American, convert to Islam who travels the globe, one zany mishap at a time. It's pretty much guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington by Dory Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak - The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make & How to Avoid Them. by Brian Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business
Yes I admit it. I was once a control freak. I was a micro-manager. The top ten sins most managers make and how to avoid them are woven into the ten chapters of this book. And yes - I've committed each one of them so I'm hoping you can learn from my mistakes. Don't put your career or organization at risk. Learn to manage and lead the 21st Century way. This book will teach you how.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track by Isaac Sweeney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Essay » Political
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. Also includes Dirty Money, Secret Societies, and Everything You Need to Know About JFK's Assassination.
On Second Thoughts by Charles Bechtel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
A former newspaper columnist and publisher continued his print column, "On Second Thoughts," into the digital age. Inside are fifty "essays" from his weekly e-column. Ranging in topics from the death in Iraq of a local boy to a valentine to his father, to ruminations about social upheavals and to second thoughts on using words when, Bechtel gives life a quirky second look. Fit for the bathroom!