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The Abyss of the Self. (How to Survive Deepest Nihilism?)
Price: Free! Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
The common denominator is the individual, the human being, and how it relates to the whole. It can be hard for those whose connection is positive, clear and defined.
Nihilism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
A bold philosophical defense of existential nihilism based on modern science.
The Burning Block No.6
Series: The Burning Block. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
In issue 6, questions of existence are considered aphoristically with varying degrees of skepticism and hope.
Inconveniences Rightly Considered
Price: Free! Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
You come across inconveniences -- a stone in your shoe, a raincloud over your morning walk, a flower petal in your eye, a loose baby tooth, gallstones that pass and come out in the shape of fool's gold. You have two choices -- annoyance or reverence. Those who treat inconveniences, bothers, and pains with reverence -- there lie your adventurers, your romantics, your poets.
Nothing
Price: Free! Words: 42,210. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
541588 is different from the others. They accept their world blindly; the lack of freedom, the repetitive tasks they do every day, their forced suicide. But 541588 can’t take it anymore. It feels that there is something more, more to life, more to everything. It decides to venture in the forbidden palace at the centre of the commune and so begins its irrevocable path toward ultimate tragedy.
Survivor of the Clan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Scottish mother searches for her abducted daughter and finds herself between a war between two genetic scientist cloning master races.
De Anima: The Calibration
You set the price! Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This science fiction novel is inspired by Aristotle’s De Anima (On the Soul)—“Aristotle holds that the soul (psyche) is the form, or essence of any living thing; that it is not a distinct substance from the body that it is in. That it is the possession of soul (of a specific kind) that makes an organism an organism at all…” And tells the story of a cyborgs adventure into another dimension.
The Moving Skeletons
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Moving Skeletons is a short story by Alan Chains rich in dark humor.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
The Future of Fictions: An argument for and against tradition
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Literature
“The Future of Fictions” argues that the concept of tradition is broken but is too important to throw out. While criticising unquestioned, dogmatic traditions, this essay encourages the tradition of contemplation found in science, philosophy, and many faiths. Drawing on literature, philosophy, and religion, “The Future of Fictions” asks: When is tradition useful, and when should we tear it down?