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The Journeys of my life
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jordi Querol, in The Journeys of my life, tells us many of the varied adventures that he has had during his pilgrimage around the world. Sometimes, the distinctive trait of these experiences lies in his irony, some in his poetry, and others in his bitterness. Together they form a single storyline, since behind all of them is the life of the narrator: the life of Jordi Querol.
Νάξος. Από τον πρόδρομο του Παρθενώνα στο Δουκάτο του Αρχιπελάγους
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: Greek. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Το βιβλίο αυτό περιγράφει μια περιήγηση σε ένα από τα πολιτιστικά πλουσιότερα νησιά της Ελλάδας. Μεταξύ άλλων, παρουσιάζει εντυπωσιακούς κούρους, ναούς που θεωρούνται πρόδρομοι του Παρθενώνα, εικονομαχικές και άλλες βυζαντινές εκκλησίες, έναν από τους καλύτερα διατηρημένους μεσαιωνικούς οικισμούς του Αιγαίου, μοναστήρια με σχολεία διεθνούς φήμης, φεουδαρχικούς πύργους και γραφικά χωριά.
Τήνος. Το στερνό πετράδι στο στέμμα της Βενετίας
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: Greek. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Το βιβλίο αυτό είναι μια ταξιδιωτική ιστορία που περιγράφει μια πεζοπορική περιήγηση σε ένα από τα πολιτιστικά πλουσιότερα κι όμως ένα από τα πιο παρεξηγημένα νησιά της Ελλάδας. Μεταξύ άλλων, παρουσιάζει μεσαιωνικούς οικισμούς, μνημειακές εκκλησίες, γραφικά ξωκλήσια, καλλιτεχνικούς περιστεριώνες και την μαρμαροτεχνία του νησιού, που βρίσκεται στον κατάλογο της Unesco.
Deep Like the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Makiyah Franklin’s next door neighbor has always been pretty weird, but building a cathedral out of mud in the backyard is taking it too far! What happens when the faith of our youth meets the realities and disappointments of real life? And when Makiyah is faced with loss and heartbreak, what will she choose?
Quinta Mazatlan: A Visual Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
‘Quinta Mazatlan: A Visual Journey,’ is a celebration of the architectural and cultural wonders of McAllen’s most distinctive mansion and landscape.
Architecture of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Through photographs, 'Architecture of the Lower Rio Grande Valley: An Introduction,' celebrates the architecture of the Texas-Mexico border region, its craftsmen, its cultures and its climate.
Accommodating the Lively Arts - An Architect's View
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Architect Martin Bloom has written Accommodating the Lively Arts to encourage the building and preservation of spaces that can nurture live performance in an age increasingly threatened by the steady encroachment of simulated electronic entertainments. This book is essential reading for anyone who might ever be involved in making decisions about the design or renovation of performance facilities.
New Delhi: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Just before New Delhi was inaugurated as capital of colonial India in February 13, 1931, the magazine "The Architectural Review" published an issue devoted to a study of the new capital of India, with texts, criticisms, and photographs by Robert Byron. In this edition, the texts and photographs of the author are complemented by annotations and links to modern photos of the buildings and places.
Utter Fabrication: Historical Accounts of Unusual Buildings and Structures
Series: Mad Scientist Journal Presents. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
No one understands strange places like people who have been there. Mad Scientist Journal has brought together twenty-two tales of people who have visited places both beautiful and horrifying. Some places heal, some places destroy, some places just want to see the world. Haunted houses share a neighborhood in these pages with dimensional rifts, hidden skyscrapers, and abandoned spacecraft.
The City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology
The author toured The City of Arts and Sciences, an entertainment-based, cultural and architectural complex in Valencia, Spain. The City of Arts and Sciences is the most modern tourist destination in Valencia, and one of the 12 treasures of Spain. The complex is comprised of six stunning, state of the art buildings, the designs of which are abstract, yet based on natural forms.