Books tagged: anecdote

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The Many Benefits of Having No Friends
Price: Free! Words: 23,340. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Join Miraya Hartley as she guides you through the day-to-day hazards and social awkwardness that comes with weighing oneself down with unnecessary friendships, offering words of comfort and practical advice. Tackling such thorny issues as “Technology”, “Family relationships” and even “Holiday Seasons” she aims to reassure the troubled reader that “One can, indeed, be fun!”
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
If You Are Not a Donkey, or How to Find a Sufi. Sufi Jokes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Sufi
Jokes Sufism - a mystical within Islam. However, Sufi Islam is only the outer shell - they accept all religions. Their goal is knowledge of the truth through love and union with God, regardless of religion. A little story, an anecdote, a parable - a favorite genre of Sufi monks - dervishes.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.
Clients From Hell 2 - A collection of anonymously-contributed client horror stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A cult phenomenon among those who work in graphic, print and web design, Clients From Hell brings readers to tears with unbelievable and always hilarious anecdotes from those on the frontlines of the freelancing industry. The Smashwords edition includes the popular Freelancers Guide for 2013! Signup at for a free copy of the e-book.
How Do You Know You Ghetto?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is an Old School Social Commentary that will make you Laugh, Cry and Think.
Visiting Chris
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A city-slicker confronts the reality of country life, feral pigs, mad dogs included.
A Very Merry Dysfunctional Christmas With the Phillipses
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Conventional flash fiction can range anywhere between 300, 500, and 1000 words. My flash fiction stories are generally 300 words or less. Enjoy the short.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
In this book the author describes the supernatural, revelatory dreams that came to her during a difficult time in her life. She also magnificently intertwines anecdotes about her own life at the time with the dreams that came. An altogether eye-opening and inspiring read.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.