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Photographers Obscenity and Sex Crimes Cases, 1927-1996
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The Brooke Shields-Gary Gross trial of November 1981 raised numerous issues about a photographer's rights to photos he/she has taken. Nude and semi-nude photos of the "Pretty Baby" actress/model were taken when she was ten years old. Shields and her mother went to court to stop any further commercial use of these pictures. The young woman's image had changed greatly by the time she was sixteen.
Essential as Air and Water
Price: Free! Words: 76,950. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Essential as Air and Water is a novel about violent events that are occurring in a time of world peace and co-operation between nations. The novel focuses on Tom Lanegan, the British Prime Minister, who is faced with an unknown enemy that is causing many of the world’s citizens to participate in rioting and civil unrest.
The Worst Dead Baby Jokes of All Time (And why it's ok to laugh at them.)
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Westhoff Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Are you a self-righteous @$$hole on a political correctness crusade? Looking for the next big thing to get all outraged over? Do you plan on being highly offended by this book? Remember, just because YOU find dead baby jokes insensitive and offensive doesn't mean you have the right to ruin the fun for everyone else.
Cartoony Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When everybody's favourite Saturday morning program, the Dead End Show, is cancelled and replaced by a boring educational film about bananas, sorceress extraordinaire Stella and her friends pay a visit to the man responsible, Frederick J. Waardehem PhD, child psychologist and hater of cartoons, to make him see the light. A story of cartoons, talking pigs, singing bananas, flying anvils and magic.
Annihilation / Likvidacija
Price: Free! Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The case known as ‘Likvidacija’, Macedonian for ‘Annihilation’ gives a breathtaking example of power abuse as on May 2013 the investigating journalist Tomislav Kezharovski (1965) is arrested by special forces and sued for an article he wrote in 2008.
Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.
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