Books tagged: academia

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Consortium of Black Crows
Price: $48.00 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Graduate student, Loris Redeless gets a personalized tutorial on how to fail with personality. She bumbles through complicated University politics and long-standing emotional setbacks as her original goals drift out of her reach. Can Loris confront her demons and find a way to succeed in her graduate program? Or, will she run before she has even really begun?
Acropolis
Pre-release—available November 30, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
#Triggerwarning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,940. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a college dean’s affair with a student goes viral, two feminist students decide to take vengeance on the school by taking a hostage, and barricading themselves in the administration building. #triggerwarning is a raucous trip through gender politics and academia told from various perspectives, including those of campus buildings.
Monastery
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In the near future, Academic Campuses offer an affordable, but longer and more intensive, alternative to universities. In this play, the editors of a campus lit journal meet just before the start of summer to finish up the latest issue and celebrate their success. A hypothetical conversation about graduating early and starting up a magazine outside the "monastery" turns into a spirited argument.
Academia-Industry Collaborations: Issues, Challenges and Sustainability
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 49,160. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / higher
This book addresses the issues pertaining to both Academia and Industry. Since the topic is very relevant and apt hence it was decided hoping that its outcome will benefit and enrich both the fraternity through its practical implementation.
The Ideal Order
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Rob Park’s life is out of order. His estranged wife is leaving him, the relationship to his daughters is strained and his career is at a dead end. Slowly he is putting his life back into order by sorting his LEGO collection. Prof. Dr. Smith and his newly found Adult Fans Of LEGO help him to find a new structure for himself, his LEGO collection and his family.
The Invasive Species
Series: The Professor Molly Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.
Academic Orientation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / academic development
Whether you are writing a term paper, an assignment, thesis or dissertation, you must master research and writing principles. The rules of academic writing seem to be difficult, but they are very simple, when understood well. Read this guide to learn how to write better academic papers. It covers both research, study and writing techniques in a very basic and simple way.
The Carlos Chadwick Mystery: A Novel of College Life and Political Terror
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How and why does a college kid become a radical, possibly a terrorist, in the early 1970s? The mystery is why the mainstream media narrators fail to understand their own story. This wild tale predicts the pseudo-debate about political correctness. A marvelous spoof of Gothics, Harlequins, college life and the way the American mind works, or doesn't work.
The Pianist Who Liked Ayn Rand, A Novella & 13 Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Childhood overseas. Trying to find oneself as an artist. Growing up Latino. Music, musicians, and an eccentric musicologist. A statue, a cigarette, a moustache. A nightmarish piano recital. Abortive romances. Loneliness, silence. The problem of fascism. These are among the subjects evoked in this collection of fourteen pieces, both "straight," realistic stories and more "experimental" narratives.