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The Mandarin Club
By Gerald Felix Warburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction
A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. Provocatively detailed through the knowing voice of a prominent Washington expert, this is highly literate fiction. It fuses Big Chill themes with Le Carré rhythms in a post-Cold War story of espionage.
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
By Roger Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
And Then She Was Gone
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction
A fretful mother needs Clarke Lantham's help, but finding her missing daughter might just send reality into a drunken tailspin. From the posh shadow of Mount Diablo to the kink clubs of San Francisco, a lone detective chases down pieces of the weirdest puzzle he's ever seen, all for the sake of a 19-year-old girl whose face he can't stop seeing every time he closes his eyes.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
How To Eat An Elephant
By Pegasus Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An Inspirational and Entertaining Short Story by Marcus McGee - The Secret For How Ordinary People Can Accomplish Extraordinary Things
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
By Stanford Law Review
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.
EssaySnark's Strategies for the 2011-'12 MBA Application for the Stanford Graduate School of Business
By Essay Snark
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This SnarkStrategies Guide takes you on a journey of self-discovery to develop your MBA application to Stanford. The process of introspection that you need to go through in creating your essays for this business school is different. EssaySnark invites you to brainstorm and daydream your way to a set of essays that are truly your own. Dare to dream big – dare to pursue a Stanford MBA!
Death of a Wannabe
By Lawrence M. Friedman
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction
Frank May practices law but only the bland kind--writing wills, pushing papers. Not a seedy life in criminal law. But a dead body wakes you up to places you don't want to be. A call from frantic client Barney near the corpse of his wannabe-actress wife drags Frank in it. Only he really thinks Barney innocent. To see how, Frank will have to use his head. By Stanford law professor Lawrence Friedman.
Journey to My Heart
By Keerti Garg
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
'Journey to My Heart' is my collection of poems written during the course 'Creativity and Leadership' I took in the fall quarter of 2010 at Stanford University. This course taught the tools of creativity and encouraged the students to practice each one in the form of live-withs, one every week. I shared my experiences with each of the tools in the form of poems.
Last Flight Out of Oz
By Adam and Richard Swenson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
The mysterious disappearance of an mercurial visionary shakes the community. Has Weissman gone bad? Two brilliant students join forces in a high-stakes mountain chase, battling danger, vengeance, and each other to rescue their beloved mentor, now suspected of terrorism.