Books tagged: academia

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The Potato Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
A fictional review of a fictional long poem about a professor who is the world's foremost expert on potatoes and how his search for the cause of bruised potatoes leads him to love in the potato patch and a new life.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Science meets attitude. Control freaks. Hot heads. Timid artists. Impulsive kids. Inhibition—or the lack of it—makes neuroscience graduate student Valerie Running Deer, her friends, and colleagues their own worst enemies. Dis/inhibition explores the complications of self-control both outside and inside the scientific laboratory.
His Answer
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Shinhada, a student at Tokyo U, falls in unrequited love with her teacher Tanaka.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Searching for Cibola
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lawrence is at a crossroads. His wife Rachel has left him and his close friend John is dead. He moves from Los Angeles to the mountains of New Mexico where he delves into his past, trying to connect his memories into a coherent narrative of his life. He discovers that the truth can be as elusive as the Seven Cities of Cíbola sought by Coronado more than four hundred years before.
Grad Skool Rulz: Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
Get the inside scoop on graduate school and the tenure track. This no-nonsense guide gives you blunt advice about everything from admissions to dissertations to getting tenure. Filled with concrete strategies for surviving graduate school while keeping your sanity.
Make the Most of Your College Years: A Primer for Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College prep checklists
This book provides tips on how to maximize your college experience. Whether you are starting off at a two-year college or a four-year university, this book is for you!
Bored in the Breakroom
Price: Free! Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of flash fiction about the lives of academics and young, urban professionals.
How to Trap a Tycoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
By day, Dorsey is a staid academic. By night, she tends bar in an exclusive men's club. On weekends, she's the bestselling guru for women looking to land a rich husband. Adam is the perfect quarry, but he'd chew his own foot off first. If he finds out his favorite bartender is behind his woman woes, he'll never speak to her again. How can Dorsey tell him she'd love to be trapped with him?