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International Conference on Arts, Culture, Literature, Languages, Humanities and Philosophy for Sustainable Societal Development
Price: Free! Words: 51,740. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: Science, Education, Culture, Languages, Society
Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees: A Travelogue of Vietnam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In this travelogue of Vietnam, the author shares his first visit to his ancestral homeland after a decades-long absence. Filled with historical and cultural tidbits, and illustrated with pictures of Saigon, Hoi-An, Hue, Halong Bay, and Hanoi, "Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees" offers readers a personal and fascinating glimpse of this tropical land.
Wealth Creation: The Solution to Poverty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Care for the poor has been a hallmark of Christianity since its beginning. Yet the economic world that provides the context for both Christianity and poverty has changed dramatically since the time of Christ. Professor William Luckey helps us to understand that context by tracing the history of Christian thought on poverty and wealth, as well as the history of wealth creation.
Wisdom for Overcoming Disappointment and Depression: How to Live Spiritually without Expectations and Needs
Series: Wisdom of Life and Living · Overcoming Traumas. Pre-release—available January 18, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: American English. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
While we encounter disappointments in our daily lives and sometimes even depression, are there ways to overcome them? This book contains a conversation between Tom and Guru Harry who offers spiritual solutions on how to overcome them by living without expectations and needs. May this wisdom enable you to live a life free from disappointment and depression!
Masters of Life on Transforming Earth into Heaven: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
Series: Wisdom of Life and Living · Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry · Masters of Life. Pre-release—available January 18, 2018. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: American English. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In this book, Tom has conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry on how to transform Earth into heaven. The discussions include cultures, education, politics, religion and a new philosophical approach to spirituality. Finally, the two gurus offer contrasting views on how to bring heaven to Earth. For those who are interested in transforming Earth into heaven, this book offers a fresh perspective!
Andros Island, Travel Guide, and Environmental Information
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
Andros Island, Travel Guide and Environmental Information. History, Vacation, Holiday, Environment. Andros, the second-largest island of the Cyclades, has a long and proud seafaring tradition and, conversely, is a walker’s paradise. Its wild mountains are cleaved by fecund valleys with bubbling streams and ancient stone mills. A lush island
Little Things
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
"Littleness" may seem a bad idea to both the poor and the rich. To the former by virtue of lack of means, to the latter by shortness of life. Set in Kenya, "Little Things" is a collection of poems that superficially are little but cryptically to the contrary. It captures in a memorable, titillating handiwork the daily hardships that are a workaday issue to the Kenya pauper.
L'Agenda Social: Une Collection de Textes du Magistère
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: French. Published: October 15, 2017 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Les étudiants, les enseignants et tous ceux qui cherchent une meilleure connaissance de la doctrine sociale de l’Eglise trouveront dans cette collection les déclarations centrales des Pontifes romains à partir d’une série de textes, y compris des encycliques papales, des lettres apostoliques et des documents conciliaires, sur les questions relatives à la politique, à l’économie et à la culture.
Наука, техника и инновации: гипотезы, проблемы, результаты
Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: Russian. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
В сборнике научных трудов рассматриваются актуальные вопросы развития экономики, юриспруденции, социологии, истории, педагогики, инноваций и техники, культурологи и и искусства, туризма, философии, лингвистики, медицины, природы и ресурсов по материалам XI Международного междисциплинарного форума молодых ученых «Наука, техника и инновации: гипотезы, проблемы, результаты» (10 октября 2017 г.).
Who Moved My TV?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
There are dozens of new TV shows added every season, and endless sports, plus commercials for junk food and prescription drugs. For Connor, some sneaky new arrivals in his suburban home are about to change his life forever. What's real and what's fantasy? Maybe television is subtracting part of Conner's brain, and giving it to the invaders?