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Photographs from the Capital of Saudi Arabia
By Paul Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a collection of photos taken from my year in Riyadh.Each photo has a small explanation and a brief description of my experience there.
Moonshiner The Wolf
By Nancy Reil Riojas
Price: Free! Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Early 1900s Anglo-Saxon society redirects Angela's life. A struggling poor soul, she strives toward a near impossible dream on the land of her murdered father. Relentless Moonshiner, her devoted friend, battles until bloody during harrowing encounters when the huge silver-haired alpha avenges his family and saves Angela, her home, and the granddaughter to whom Angela leaves a great legacy.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Many colossal main features are reviewed in this book. But until recently, such movies were not enough to satisfy patrons. They also wanted a supporting film, shorts and cartoons. So here are detailed not only main attractions like High Noon, Jezebel, Merry Widow, Zorro, A Star Is Born, Rio Rita, Great Waltz, but lesser movies that audiences also demanded. Many of these are now available on DVD.
Bunny and Coco Get Smashed
By Bunny Ultramod
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Bunny and Coco drink. A lot. In the course of their imbibing, they have published two magazines exploring the culture of the cocktail. Here, compiled for the first times, are six years of their work: secret histories of mixed drinks, pagan origins of drinking customs, and both the best and the worst cocktails ever made -- with recipes!
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith And Culture
By L.Scott Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Father's Press. Category: Essay
In a new book, aptly entitled America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith and Culture, Dr. L. Scott Smith distinguishes himself as a critical voice of social and political reform. His critique of American culture is white-hot, while his scholarship, reasoning, and logic are incisive and courageous.
The Joy of Google
By Lawrence Krauser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Search results as memoir: A year in the life of a compulsive Googler, including THE SECRET OF LIFE IS......WHAT DOES PRICELESS MEAN...SEX FOR ME HAS ALWAYS BEEN...WHY MY DOG ALWAYS...CLICKABLE GOD...AND OPRAH INVITED...I KNEW WAS TROUBLE...THIS GINORMOUS CLOUD...and many, many more. Fascinating, hilarious, moving & compulsive reading from the author of Lemon" and "Horrible Child."
Developing Leadership through Organizational Culture in Public Administration
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This research article explores the development of leadership characteristics for those individuals who work in public administration. The organizational culture and motivation are reviewed as well as expectations of leaders from different perspectives.
On Literature
By Mark Cantrell
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
A small collection of essays and journalism, On Literature explores the creative life, from poets waxing lyrical to poets getting down right political. Some crucial excursions with the muse are explored in the 'pages' of this book, so dip inside and be inspired, there's more to literary living than you might think.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
By F.S. Michaels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.