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Democracy and Postmodern Identity
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
Pagan
By Inez Baranay
You set the price! Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Based on a true story, set in Sydney in the 1950s, Pagan is about the new music, the new migrations and the old magick. First published in 1990, it was described as brilliantly written and a narrative tour-de-force. This new ebooks edition has Afterwords by the author.
The Netizen [Finalist in Bulgarian National Playwriting Competition]
By Lyubomir Nikolov
Series: Bulgarian Theatrical Plays / Български театрални пиеси, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
EN The Netizen is a theatrical play nominated in National Playwriting Competition for Bulgarian Drama. It is a futuristic play whose main character overstated his digital testament and went too far. DE Die Netizen ist Theaterstück nominiert in National Playwriting Wettbewerb für bulgarische Theater.
The van der Rohe Forgery
By Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
The Egg-Shaped Room
By F. Simon Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Egg-Shaped Room :oR: Blood on Mouth and Mourning Dress, part of the Floating Body series, is about the three Tone siblings whose faces force people to forget them: Eudaemonia, a professional mourner; Oa, a professional killer; and Missy, who uses cosmetic means to force people to remember her. Their reunion becomes dangerous when Missy's fiancé invites them to test out his new invention.
All Of These Taxonomies Are Political
By Dan Holloway
Price: Free! Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
An experimental modernist collection of 512 limericks that examine the depth to which the associations we make are hard-wired into us, and the lengths to which we are pushed if we want to free ourselves of these associations. Contains adult language.
Conversations with Roger Sessions
By Andrea Olmstead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
Savannah
By Malobi Sinha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
'Savannah' is a flowing, moving tapestry of poetry that reaches within the soul. "Sinha writes with fluidity, candor, as well as surprising layers of complexity. Through the works, a sense of humor flirts with the reader at unexpected moments. Long after I thought I had moved on from the book, I found myself reflecting on the dualities of perspective and meaning. Highly recommend."
The Missing Revolution
By ShaiTubali
Price: $10.80 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by eBooks West. Category: Nonfiction
Among other revolutions, the 20th century brought forth the great revolution of the New Age movement. Why didn't it evolve further into its even bolder, more enlightening and liberating stages? This manifesto draws the outlines of the crisis and the challenge of the New Age movement, offering a way out and up – towards an authentic and mature spirituality for a Western world of the 21st century.