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A Survey of Gay Literature
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 252,020. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
A Survey of Gay Literature is a single-volume collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from antiquity through the First World War. This book is also available as a two-volume set for readers who prefer more slender volumes or who are primarily interested in one half of the survey.
Climate of Fear
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize—winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics.
Chronique d'un Noir à la Dérive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,480. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
J’ai grandi dans un monde créé pour et par l’abus, une île sur laquelle tout le monde, ou presque, était le produit de l’abus. On y était abusé, abuseur, ou les deux à la fois, parfois même désabusé. Un monde fait de violence langagière, émotionnelle, physique, politique et j’en oublie, dont la culture brutale célébrait l’assujettissement des uns par les autres, où les enfants étaient vus et rare
Study Guide to Disgrace by Jim Coetzee
Series: Study Guides. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides aim to provide readers with insights into important texts, so that readers can develop their own ideas about the novel. This guide offers the reader insight into Coetzee’s ability to tell multiple stories which intertwine and interact.
Speaking of Work: A Story of Love, Suspense and Paperclips
Price: Free! Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
In Speaking of Work, part of Project: SET THE PAGE FREE, thirteen writers and creative minds come together to tell the ultimate story of the modern workplace. These authors, poets, and singer-songwriters give us a guided tour of the places that inspire them. There's mystery here. Dark confessions. Tales of deals made, careers built and broken, and the love and dread and hope of being at work.
Very Long Nights
Price: Free! Words: 159,790. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
A collection of essays of literary criticism.
Heaven on Earth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The year: sometime in the 2090s. The location: Jordan. Aging is reversible thanks to major advances in bioscience and nanotechnology. But in a world where eternal youth has become a reality, complications arise.
Eye of a Needle: And Other Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
“Like many of the best story tellers, Cornelia Fick is funny.” J. Bekker-Thesen “What was most fascinating for me was the beautiful and elegant writing. It is clean and polished, laden with vivid and beautiful descriptions (this) is a gorgeous treat for fans of flash fiction and the short story ” Five star review from Reader’s Favorite
The Last Gods of Indochine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacquie Mouhot and Paaku the Lotus-Born are divided by six centuries but linked by a common curse. Jacquie follows the footsteps of her grandfather, a famous explorer, to Indochina, where she becomes immersed in the tragedy of Paaku's history: a story simultaneously unfolding in the intertwined present and past, a story in which she still has a vital role to play.
Americanah | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Adichie’s Americanah is an enlightening, yet educational epic, based on the lives of Ifemelu and her childhood boyfriend, Obinze. The story spans three countries, America, Nigeria and the UK, while highlighting the issue of race and the oft-romanticized view of the West. It also shines a light on the nature of corruption in Nigeria and how it affects its citizens.