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12 Ebooks Deserving the Nobel Prize
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Considering that no scientist has ever been awarded more than two Nobel Prizes, it will seem immodest for this author to make such a claim. However, my intention is to get scientific readers to pay attention. For someone to make such a bold claim, surely there must be some substance behind it? Each of these ebooks represents a large step forward in scientific understanding.
The Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
John Forbes Nash Jr. was a brilliant mathematician who won the Nobel Prize, despite spending his darker years coping with paranoid schizophrenia.
Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity. Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts. Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short bio.
Cahier Modiano
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
S’adressant à la fois aux amateurs et aux chercheurs, ce Cahier comporte des inédits de l’auteur et des textes rares, des études approfondies par des spécialistes, des articles critiques, des entretiens, des témoignages et une volumineuse correspondance. Il offre l’occasion de revenir sur les aspects marquants d’une œuvre littéraire remarquablement cohérente mais aussi de révéler sa diversité en a
Sisters in Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Sisters in Terror The Second Sister, a female terrorist group kidnaps a Canadian Scientist on his way to accept the Nobel Prize. P.I. Bill Nelson is tasked with finding him. In Sweden he teams up with a beautiful reporter. The two fall in love as they track the captors. The invention is a laser, but it can be converted into a weapon. The couple is chased, shot at and briefly captured before
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway was the only biography Ernest knew about, and he was pleased with it―although he asked his brother to postpone publication while he was still alive. First published in 1962, Leicester’s biography provides a revealing and intimate portrait of one of the great writers of our century.
Crying Over Spilt Light
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Hire A Muse, Get A Nobel Prize On the verge of abandoning his life-long project, an obsessive physicist hires the innovative service of an android Muse to help him finish his work. But when things start to go missing from his life, he must learn that not all is worth sacrificing on the altar of science before he has nothing left to live for.
Lester B. Pearson
Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Canada’s 14th Prime Minister was a statement in contrasts. He was an academic, and an athlete. He was a politician who hated politics. He had powerful friends throughout the world – and he was an everyman who preferred the quiet solitude of home and hearth, and intimate gatherings with friends. He spoke with a lisp and favoured bow ties. And yet when he spoke, the entire world listened.
The Talent Scout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Fidus Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A pair of science professors at a University invent a device that can determine natural abilities from DNA. Brian Townley becomes suspicious when his colleague, Richard Talbot, dies and his lab is blown up. With the help of Jessica Dufret, a school teacher who accidentally becomes involved, Brian must stop the Talent Scout from being used for sinister purposes to fuel organised crime worldwide.
The Interpreter: Ritual, Violence and Social Regeneration in the Writing of Wole Soyinka
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
A concern for social regeneration stands as the factor that animates Soyinka’s life-long involvement in social and political activism, leading to his incarceration for two years during the civil war, and his having to flee into exile during the period of Sani Abacha’s dictatorship. Soyinka expresses this same concern for social regeneration in his writings, using different metaphors.