Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Military biography | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Other biographies | Literary biography | Criminals & outlaws | Biographical anthologies | All sub-categories >>
The Love of a Brother; From Plaistow to Passchendaele
By Martin Cearns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true life story written in 1917 and brought to 21st century readers after nearly 100 years left forgotten. It gives us the First World War with the reality of courage honour and death in the front line,interesting and intimate detail of what could happen away from the front and the close bond between two brothers. The publisher will donate all net sale proceeds to the charity Help for Heroes
Crystal Palace F.C. 1969-1990: A Biased Commentary
By Chris Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An independent history of Crystal Palace Football Club, charting their progress from 1969, and their first ever game in Division One, right up to the unforgettable 1990 F.A. Cup final.
The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A sample anecdote: Some sentences have more than one meaning, including contradictory meanings. (A pause in a sentence can be important.) Poet Robert Southey hinted around for a compliment about 'Madoc,' his epic, so classical scholar Richard Porson said, “'Madoc' will be remembered—when Homer and Virgil are forgotten.”
Twenty men with a past
By Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
Ten Women with a Past
By Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Ten women of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
On My Own
By Bud Crawford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living alone in the Alaska wilderness. One of my favorite stories as a kid was the ones about the mountain men of the early eighteen hundreds. I did my best back then to copy everything I could from those books and live off the land “off the land”. I never thought it would be more than a fond dream until the opportunity presented itself in Alaska during the mid 70’s. This is my story.
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
The Simple Guide To Steve Jobs
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Over his life, Steve Jobs was called many different things. Most of them were positive and ranged from innovator, to intelligent, a dreamer, demanding, private, focused and determined. There are plenty more adjectives available to describe one of the most celebrated CEOs on the planet, but you must first understand the man, in order to understand the impact that he has had on the entire globe.
Where The Forest Trail Meets The River
By Larry Rintala
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With the Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island as a back-drop, the author paints a vivid picture of the lifestyle, values and attitudes of a community of hard-working, country people in this true story of a young boy growing up on a farm in British Columbia in the 1960s.
Brain Surgeons Don't Do Facelifts
By Dafi Shlanger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After receiving the shocking news at age 36 of being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Dafi Shlanger shares her experiences of facing brain surgery with a husband and three children, ages 4 through 9, dependent on her at home.
Tales of the Heartily Homeschooled
By Rachel Starr Thomson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
What do you get when you throw 20 children, four parents, several cross-country trips, and a sense of humour between the covers of one book? Lots and lots of big family fun that will tickle the funny bones and warm the hearts of your entire clan.
Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady
By Jane Hertenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tens of thousands of homeless people walk the streets, forgotten, yet each with their own story to tell. Marie James, a 69-year-old bag lady, and a frequent guest at an inner-city mission in Chicago, sat with Jane Hertenstein through the summer of 1995 and recorded this shocking and moving story of life filled with sorrow, loss, mental instability, and hope.
A Giant And The Mile Of Steel
By Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In memory of a young italian scientist, Marco Vergelli.
Приветик с Альбиона (Letters to the girls) - in russian
By Anna Tomkins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a book written in Russian by a Russian. Hi from Britain, Letters to the Girls is based on the real life experience of a young woman, who left her native Russia to follow a childhood dream to live and find love in England. Every week she would send a letter back home to her three best friends: Joana; Irina and Natasha.
Mafia Messiah
By Joe Bagori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mafia Messiah chronicles the life of a baby boomer with a made man for grandfather. The book has been hailed as "The Wonder Years" meets "The Godfather".
The Funniest People in Theater: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about the theater, including this one: Early in her career, actress Diana Rigg was regarded as something of a kook by her neighbors because she used to lose her keys a few times a year and be forced to gain entry to her apartment by throwing a milk bottle through a window.
Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of Misspent Youth
By J. Lee Paulet
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Betsy Bolger Paulet. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of a Misspent Youth” teems with adventures, fishing tips and crusty language. His yarn “On the Evils of skipping school” traces a teenage lark which mixes some incredibly dumb coincidence, a good friend Chuck, chuck’s rifle, and a ’56 Nash Rambler. Lee describes the pair as “country boys, as stubborn as razorbacks and mean as shedding rattlesnakes.”
A True Childhood Haunting
By Diana R. Gomez
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
Real Country: From the Fast Track to Appalachia
By Lissa Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two middle-aged women traded their city lives in the DC area for a log cabin in an Appalachian holler. Laugh with them as they try to adjust to life among the Southern mountain people.
Come Back to Life
By Jim Chapman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Are you afraid to find out what happens when we die? Are fear and depression ruining your life? Are you concerned about what has happened to loved ones who have passed on? Do you wish for confidence in the future and the peace of mind it brings? If you answered "yes" to any of the above, you owe it to yourself to invest $2.99 in the book that can change your life forever.