Books tagged: progress

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Coming Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An illiterate and poor community of tea pickers in Assam slowly undergoes change as education breaks into their ranks. Coming Up is a remarkable story of resilience. One determined family breaks the shackles of an exploitative social order setting up an example for everybody else.
The Ambassadors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Ambassadors is a work of speculative fiction, set in the eco-city of Riverton – a place where social media is the news, green technologies are embraced, and private corporations rule the day. Jake, the Sustainability Officer of Riverton, is kidnapped by his old friend Clyde and forced to participate in a series of twisted tests designed to break society's dangerous obsession with progress.
The Redesign of Tomorrowland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The author uses amusement park attractions (themed for Disney World) to gently introduce new paradigms to a wide audience. His sources include experts in nutrition, economics, technology, and psychology.
Rats Live on no Evil Star
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Hispanohablantes: Esta novela está disponible en español con el título "Palíndromo". A widowed skater. A shill. A tree who loves Shakespeare. A freight train. Snow falling on unblinking eyes. Tumbleweed. Tachyons. Kites. A stranger who isn't.
To Madeleine From Grandad Patrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,140. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
A very worthwhile contribution to the lives of all people, this is a must have book for any child, teenager or adult, male or female, of any nationality, race, culture, religion, ethnic origin, belief or way of life. Words of wisdom, experience, knowledge, guidance and support on sixteen subjects of great relevance to all of our lives.
Accelerating Returns
Price: Free! Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Accelerating Returns is about science, progress, and the war for public opinion in the coming century. Rogue extremists known as Blockers perform acts of terror to create spectacles of worst-case-scenario science to spur the masses to action. A young, inspiring CEO takes her biotech firm from zero to empire, only to be undermined by Blockers seeking to show the dark side of technology.
Entrepreneurship: Economics Powered By Imagination
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
A novel framework for entrepreneurship consisting of: • A process consisting of a stream of successes and failures --- • A system which unites entrepreneurs, opportunities, and environments --- • The ability to identify and unite human imagination with aspirations ---
Where Were You When I Needed You, Dad? - A Guide for Healing Your Father Wound
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
If your father was absent when you were growing up — or if he was abusive, judgmental or emotionally unavailable — you almost certainly struggle in at least one of these areas: Achieving, Asserting, Sustaining Satisfying, Career Success, Yourself, Relationships. This book takes you on a step-by-step journey to healing your father-wound.
A Certain Flavor
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Can you remember the little things or have they fallen into the turbulent ocean of forgetfulness? A young girl meets a stranger from all times.
Growing Up With Shanghai- 10 Shanghai Soundwalks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
“Growing Up With Shanghai” is a series of soundwalks with young Shanghainese who were born and raised during the rapid modernization of their city in the 1980s and 1990s. These recordings capture not only their most intimate memories of the locations where they grew up, but also the progress and growth Shanghai has undergone in the past 30 years.