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He Went Thataway !
By Jim Osburn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A country boy from the dusty south of the depression wanders with bewildered amusement through the land of the Munchkins to the jungles of Guyana, the alleys of Istanbul, a Bedouin camel roast, the backrooms of Congress, and hither and thither and ... and it's all true. An anecdotal autobiography of an adventuresome spirit.
Herbs and Spices Different Cultures and Uses
By Louise Narvick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Although one could spend a great deal of time researching, trying various uses of herbs and spices, in this day and age we do not necessarily have the time nor the interest in doing it. Often we just wonder what makes different tastes according to other cultures so we can do it oursselves. This book is a quick glimpse of ideas to try and experiment with various herbs and spices.
Mexican Autumn
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
Using Audio Bibles to Make Disciples In Oral Cultures
By Gregory Fisher
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An Igbo pastor from Nigeria recently said to me, "You teach us that we must understand the Bible to be good pastors. How can we do that when we can't even read our own language?" With 50% of the world's population unable to read, how will vernacular Bibles impact the villages and towns where traditional oral cultures still prevail?
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
By Ahmad Azaban
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
Turning a Blind Eye to the Sun
By Christine Dias
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
The stories of an Indian businessman and a European woman interlink in unlikely circumstances in the South of France. The woman, disillusioned with her Western lifestyle, is a product of 21st century self-absorption. The man has an Eastern ability to see life as a selfless flow yet is seduced by his London lifestyle. Death and an attempt to reconcile the past with their future bring them together.
Life Reality
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 168,970. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Important revision 2014 coming in September. This is part 7 of a 10 books suite. In this one I will create the basic principles that can form a new reality on earth following the conclusions I gained from my previous writings. I will do that with my usual, casual, kick-butt style, since that’s the best all round way. Still, be wary that this is revolutionary stuff not meant for the well adapted
Subject to Change
By Timothy Leonard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. I
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. II
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.