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A River Through Earth
Series: The Merchant Cities. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Scorned by his father, mocked by his older brother, Woldirek Hansar rides with a caravan into a desolate wasteland. He emerges with a bold plan to make House Hansar the most prosperous family in the Merchant Cities. A plan to transform the continent of Ganelerdos forever.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Making Housing Affordable
Price: Free! Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
This is the first in a series of reports undertaken to examine the various dimensions of the housing industry. Future studies will focus on matters relating to land and it's attendant regulations, the financing of housing and how housing must be understood as a critical component of city-making.
A New London Rising
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Welcome to London — a city of cyborgs, wizard-class hackers, corporate security, graffiti artists, squatters, sirens, cyberspace lovers, gamers, dissidents, genetic freaks, secret oligarchs and AI. The megacity’s newest additions are its most monumental: six mile-high, technologically advanced skyscrapers are on the rise, with implications no one expects.
India’s Urbanisation Experiences
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
Outskirts of Vision: first chapter
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
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Ben is a young architect who suddenly appears in a dangerous, apocalyptic world. He knows what he's doing there - He's on a mission to investigate the city. The only person he gravitates towards and communicates with is a violent, rebellious anarchist. It soon becomes apparent that they both share knowledge about the city: They both know that it changes. Surprisingly, no other person is aware of t
The Long Leg of Italy: Explore with Just Us Two
Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Having only travelled abroad twice before, our intrepid couple set off on their own as they began their love affair with Italy. Over the years, exploring Italy by rail, vaparetto, coach, and other modes of transport, they discovered the diverse life of Italy from the lakes in the mountains, Rome, Florence, Venice, Sorrento and down to Puglia and Calabria in the foot of The Long Leg of Italy.
Tokyo's Mystery Deepens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Longtime resident, writer and professor Michael Pronko shows just why Tokyo life is equal parts trial and joy. Pronko examines Tokyo as a city, a culture and an overpowering experience. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens taps the enigmatic sides of Tokyo with humor, delicacy and a large dose of healthy confusion. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens are drawn from Pronko’s popular monthly column in Newsweek Japan.
Beauty and Chaos Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beauty. Want to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.
Drowning Cities - A Voyage to Venice on Junk Art Rafts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A sea voyage to Venice on a flotilla of art boats made of junk by street artist Swoon.