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Speaking in silence
Price: Free! Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In the holiday paradise Vietnam, social media are allowed only to provide and exchange personal information. Bloggers and cyberdissidents who dare to question the government’s legitimacy or domestic policies are ruthlessly suppressed.
Kidnapped
Price: Free! Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of expression in Honduras has been kidnapped. Those who are afraid of the truth attempt to imprison it in the depths of the earth. Kidnapped seeks to expose the problems for freedom of expression in journalism and literature in Honduras, the forms of censorship that have been introduced to conceal the truth.
Drugs for the mind
Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In the eyes of the Chinese authorities books are too often Drugs for the Mind. Sofie Sun (1986) chose this remarkable description as the title of her investigation into censorship and literature in the People's Republic of China.
Charlie Hebdo: The Global View
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When the Charlie Hebdo killings happened in Paris in early 2015, attention swivelled to the way that terror and accusation are being used to try and stifle debate. But these are discussions that are not only being held in France. Here writers around the world including Ariel Dorfman and David Edgar write on ways that journalists and artists have been threatened over the years
A Week With Beijing
Price: $6.12 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Chinese poetry
A Week With Beijing – published February 7th 2015 – is Neon‘s second chapbook. This book of twenty-one poems charts the narrator’s relationship with the mysterious Beijing, a woman who personifies the city for which she is named.
The Rebel in Autumn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Written just before the fatal shootings of four students at Kent State in Ohio, and then forgotten in a drawer for nearly 45 years, The Rebel in Autumn is now published for the first time anywhere, ready to take its place as one of the great works of American fiction from a time when words mattered.
What Made the Golden Age Shine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.
Fahrenheit 451: A Reader's Guide to the Ray Bradbury Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide to Fahrenheit 451 challenges you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.
Five More Dark Enchantments
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five powerful fabulist short stories from a master storyteller. An underground motion picture junkie finds he cannot escape the censors forever. A mathematician awakes to find his body and life have gone pear shaped. Olympic dreams sometimes require a little help … from power armor. A man discovers where abandoned dreams go. A match made in a bookstore lacks spine.
México al chile Humor y política sin censura 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
La segunda parte de México al chile, el libro más controversial y paradójicamente descontinuado por su contenido que es molesto para los políticos en México.