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The Do's And Don'ts Of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Essay » Literature
The do's and don'ts, of life's hazy meandering between ignorance and boasts - while in the temporary service of the flesh, warring against time, impermanence, authority, ideas and 'other eople', who are 'us' - on a different day, at a similar hour - by Wolf Scherman
Subtext: A Whimsical Look at Men (Women Too) and Manners
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Erudite humour in literature is a tricky business. However, in this marvellously wide-ranging curiosity shop of mirthful and incisive essays on the vagaries of the human condition, Professor Sukumar Nayar hits the mark. With delightful abandon, Nayar—India-born and Queen's English groomed— serves up a banquet of little known facts, absurdities, and wisdoms.
Luminescent Threads: Octavia E. Butler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Luminescent Threads celebrates Octavia E. Butler, with original essays and letters to Butler.
The Archdruid Report: The Coming of Peak Oil - Collected Essays, Volume I, 2006-2007
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
During its eleven year run, The Archdruid Report was one of the most controversial and widely cited blogs on the future of industrial society. This is the first volume of the collected essays from The Archdruid Report covering the years 2006 and 2007.
Nocturnal Musings, Volume 2 – Selected Essays, Ponderings, and Meditations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017 by )0( Triple Crow Publishing )0(. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In the second volume of Nocturnal Musings, author Bev Walton-Porter offers up another helping of ponderings and essays examining the mundane to the spiritual aspects of everyday life.
Passages of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This book is a collection of essays and poems by a writer who first got published when he was in tenth grade. It is a selection covering a wide range of philosophical topics that affect the human race. Included in this work is an article entitled "Flight Security" which predicted the dangers caused by lack of attention on the things that may lead to a slackness in security awareness.
It's Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017 by Handtype Press. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
With equal parts wit and empathy, lived experience and cultural criticism, Kelly Davio’s It’s Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability explores what it means to live with an illness in our contemporary culture, whether at home or abroad.
The Rule Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
If there’s one thing most people can agree on, it’s that there should be rules for life. This is why I assembled The Rule Book, a book about the truths of life – everything I could fit into 36 essays. There are rules for life. They’re all around us if we take the time to look.
As a Prisoner Thinketh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
While some prisoners’ words can be sharper than a shank on commissary day, other observations can be uplifting and hopeful. Written by a federal prisoner during his 12th year of a 17-year sentence, “As A Prisoner Thinketh” is an aspiring and, at times, funny treatise of personal essays on important subjects such as love, pain, hope, loneliness, friendship, family, trust, and legacy.
Right Tool for the Job: A Memoir of Manly Concerns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
What does it mean to be a man? Mark Goldblatt shares humorous accounts of his own manly struggles.