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Tea Leaves in Coffee Cups
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just when you thought it was safe to dine out… Sometimes it is better not to know those secret ingredients in the food and drinks we consume, but in some circumstances, such lack of knowledge could kill us. When it comes to food poisoning, no one is immune and nowhere is safe! My first job in Japan leads to me question some aspects of food safety and hygiene in advanced countries.
Billy Idol Gone Wrong
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been called many things in my time, but "Billy Idol gone wrong" surely takes the cake! Look beyond the differences in fashion sense and demeanour, however, and his fans might be surprised to discover that my supposed antithesis and I actually have some things in common. A reflection on how we expatriates come to assimilate physically in our adopted countries either by accident or design.
The Miseducation of Michelle Rhee
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Michelle Rhee was sold to the public as the savior of the Washington D.C. school system. She was an ivy league darling who would be the person to finally reform the swarthy denizens of its poor neighborhoods and make them see the true value of an education. But the reformations she would initiate after becoming School Chancellor would have her looking more like Lex Luthor than Superman.
Who's the Girl in the Fat Suit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is not a diet book. This is a story about an average 38 year old woman who had lived inside a fat suit for far too many years.
Fifth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 95 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Guru Arjan Sahib Ji was very humble and soft spoken. He was a perfect blend of devotion and sacrifice. When he was only 18 years old, Shri Guru Ramdas Sahib Ji Maharaj installed him as the Fifth Nanak, the fifth Guru of the Sikhs.
Naked Communication
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Japanese naked communication was once too much for prudish American sailors to take, but attitudes had changed significantly by the time Marilyn Monroe arrived in Tokyo on her honeymoon. Today, people come from all over the world to engage in the practice, often unaware that there is more to it than just hot water. Here, I discuss the dynamics of communal bathing from a multicultural perspective.
Modernist Mentor: A Biography of Gertrude Stein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Gertrude Stein came from unassuming beginnings in Pennsylvania to become a central figure in the birth and development of Modern Art. She was friends with many of the leading painters and writers of multiple generations, as well as being on the sidelines of several of the 20th century’s most profound events, namely both world wars. Her writing evolved from juvenilia to dense, repetitive, experi
Young Abraham Lincoln: The Childhood and Early Life of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Few famous humans came into the world under such humble circumstances as Abraham Lincoln on February 12, 1809. But it may very well be that the humble and unassuming life he lived actually served to shape him into the solid, moral, honest, decent, hard-working adult that he became. What were those circumstances, the formula so to speak, that molded this future president? This biography looks at
Reef Beach
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
Tale Of A Tea Planter
Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
Crash Landing into a Field of Outhouses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of short stories will transport you back in time to a world before technology when children explored their imagination in ways we only dream about today.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Lawyerly Behaviour
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was a mischievous tyke in Melbourne, no one imagined I would grow up to be an Australian lawyer, let alone a New York attorney or law professor in Japan. If my family had only been paying attention, however, they would have seen the signs when I dutifully removed my pyjamas at the door at the age of three. Naughty, but nice!
Tomorrow isn't Promised
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This story is about the death of my grandma and how it affected my father.
How I Came to Be Here
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Fourth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Ramdas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 94 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ramdas Ji was a virtuous man, with considerable merit. He was full of devotion, piety, energy, and eloquence. Guru Amardas Sahib Ji tested him on several occasions, and Ramdas Ji successfully passed all the tests.
The Road
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My personal road from birth to now
Kiss and Tell
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Third Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Amardas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 93 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Guru Amardas Sahib Ji worked hard to spread the message of Sikhism. He went to several parts of India to spread his message. He also sent his Sikh missionaries to several parts of the country to spread the message of Sikhism.
Inside Male Modeling Today: A Shockingly Honest Personal Story
Price: Free! Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
The most honest description of the modeling world ever published. Revealing all the things models refuse to talk about publicly!