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Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 1
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
The Vibrating Cranny Scoop
By Mark Neal
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
What exactly is Sexonomics? What do Captain Beefheart, Sylvia Plath and the Christian Brothers have in common? Young Ian Rochford wrestles with these questions as he careers around Liverpool in search of the multiform Alison, and faces his terror of crosswords, hermaphrodites and "the Strap". As Brother Flynn enters “the Zone”, who knows what tales of love, horror and passion will be spun?
Lettres à la princesse
By Hector Berlioz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: French. Published: June 15, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
La princesse Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein s'installe avec le compositeur Franz Liszt à Weimar en 1847. Ils feront de cette ville une Athènes du Nord qui accueille de nombreux artistes. Berlioz est l'un de ceux-là. Lettres à la princesse est un exaltant roman épistolaire, un voyage sur les cimes de l'expression et du sentiment.
The Great Leap Forward
By Armand Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,740. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Imagine that Kafka, Borges and Wittgenstein, after binging on Fu Manchu novels and the Illuminatus trilogy, all sat down to write a spy thriller, with a little help from Lewis Carroll. Set the novel in China in 1978 and tune in to Radio Beijing for the astonishing announcement: China will unilaterally disarm. Is this a Great Leap Forward for mankind--or a plot to take over the world?
37: The Year of Portent
By Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
In Ordinary Language: Guidelines for Psychotherapy Integration
By Richard Driscoll, PhD, with Nancy Ann Davis, Ph.D.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Most therapists are eclectic, but need a way to clarify when to use one form of therapy over another. The aim here is to show how we can see farther and communicate more clearly using familiar ordinary language concepts and a liberal smattering of common sense.
Portraits in Philosophy
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Readers of this decorative and informative book will find a treasure-trove of valuable information about many of the greatest thinkers ever to have shaped the Western world. Beginning with Thales of Miletus and ending with Robert Nozick, Portraits in Philosophy examines 50 of the most influential Western philosophers of the past two millenniums.
Revenge in a Clockwork Universe
By Mr Spraints
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
A poet, his aunt, Stephen Fry and a peacock you might like to meet, but probably wouldn't want to play Strip Monopoly with. Bulgakov, Gogol...Spraints.
Propositions and Facts in the Early Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
By Russell Wahl
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
This book discusses Russell’s difficulties with the notions of proposition, propositional function, and (somewhat later) fact, particularly the role of propositions in Russell’s philosophy and in Russell’s reasons for thinking propositions unnecessary, and, in fact, an unwelcome addition to ontology.
Lazarus
By Gregory Rosenstock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
Luke Collins is a schoolteacher, failed inventor and atheist, who raises his son from the dead. His celebrity status is short-lived, however, when an incident from his past is revealed in the media. He flees to a Greek island from which he is eventually deported. When he returns, he discovers that his son has a new identity, precipitating in Collins, albeit too late, a life-changing revelation.