Books tagged: academia

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Deborah's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Urban
A few days before her final qualification lecture, Deborah gathers a group of friends to support her during the last days of her current university contract. They all know she is a fervent paleontologist. What some of them do not know is that she has a five-year-old daughter. But that is not her secret.
Relatively Posh Summer
Series: Relative Summer Trilogy, Third. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
The long awaited third book of the relative summer trilogy is finally here. It is the summer of 1978 and eleven year old twins Nigel and Michael have been asked to be ushers at their university lecturer aunt's wedding. This gives them an unforgettable first look inside the sometimes quite strange worlds of weddings, academia and university life. There are big rabbits and an even bigger dress.
The Anarchist (...Or About How Everything I Own Is Covered In A Fine Red Dust)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A short story about idealism and its literal implications.
Topus Uranus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Estudio de las principales ideas vertidas en los Diálogos de Platón.
The Education Conundrum: One academic's thoughts on a wicked problem
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.
And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life. In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
The Sun Also Rises in the Desert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The moral and spiritual complexity of academia comes to bear as a "lost generation" of educators pursue an attractive colleague across a spate of conferences. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Gerald Locklin.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
Killed by Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Adam Ludlow is asked to give a talk to an amateur dramatics society, he does not expect to be drawn into a web of gossip, intrigue, and murder.
Hannelore Takes Note
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
What is a meat donut? What should you do about a fedora-wearing blind date? What makes a trampoline class dangerous? Is there such a thing as too much snark? Are French people funny? Join grad student Hannelore Riker on her adventures to find out.