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On Language and Poetry: Three Essays
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Written between 1916 and 1931, Yakubinsky’s seminal essays offer an unprecedented view of the history of modern literary and cultural theory. Addressing core questions of poetics and (socio)linguistics –  e. g. what distinguishes literature from ordinary language?, where do poems come from?, how are language and politics intertwined? – their insights are as fresh today as they were a century ago.
The History of My Shoes and The Evolution of Darwin’s Theory
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin’s Theory, Kenny Fries tells us two stories: the development of the theory of “survival of the fittest,” as articulated by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace; and the history of his ever-changing, made-to-order, orthopedic shoes.
The Idrealist: What Harvard Taught Me Without Meaning To
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology
As I went through my studies at Harvard, I encountered reductionism, in which atheism and methodological naturalism invariably result, at every turn. I eventually rejected it in all its forms, along with its underlying assumptions, and I would invite you to do the same. We need God – not only to be rational, but to be human.
Inland Empire: 1991-1996 -- "Why I Went to College"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Joe Smith found relocation from the Jersey Shore to Southern California’s exurbs, the Inland Empire, to be a crazy, drug-fueled view of the American Dream come home to roost. His stories are true to a time and place which have become the de facto template for 21st Century life across the land: go west and read its obituary.
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Equinox: Serial Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 202,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this literary thriller, Tim Roper and Paul Morel become a character in the other’s narrative: the watcher being watched. Their experiences of childhood abuse and murder are superimposed to produce a double vision of evil. Tim and Paul’s violent, sexual, and artistic experiences are silhouetted against their insistent introspections on a cast of mythical, historical, and literary figures.
Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Approximately 1045 BCE the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel.
BDSM And Culture: Fifty Shades of Stereotype
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Everyone knows what a dominatrix is. We all know what Fifty Shades Of Grey is about. Or do we? If you want to know about the real scandals, visionaries, history, and culture that shape BDSM, then this book is for you. Clarisse Thorn has traveled the world teaching about sex and culture, and she brings years of experience to this book.
Digital Calabash Redux
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Digital Calabash Redux is an essay-style collection of blog posts from the once active website, Digital Calabash. Writer, editor and publisher Randy Baker has revived his original blog entries in ebook form in an effort to revisit and document not only his own thoughts and literary ramblings, but also the process of launching his online lit-mag, St. Somewhere Journal.
Intense Encounters: Young Men and Transwomen in Music Videos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Intense Encounters focuses on a series of videos that portray erotically-charged encounters between seemingly-straight men and trans-women. This paper takes a closer look at the following music videos: “Pass This On” by The Knife (2003); “Sing Me Spanish Techno” by The New Pornographers (2005), and Kai Stänicke’s /Tin [A] Din’s “Cold Star” (2010).