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Literary Essays, Critiques & Biographies

  • Marion's 25

    by Marion Hill
    The book you need to read when you don’t know what books to read! Even the most seasoned readers can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of different novels available in bookstores and online. So what do you read when you don’t know what to read? Popular author and book blogger Marion Hill has reviewed over 160 books since 2011. Here he shares 25 of his favorites with you, encompassing all genres from literary fiction to fantasy, science fiction and mystery. Whatever your taste in b... more
  • My Life as a Sperm Essays from the Absurd Side

    by Gene Twaronite
    A collection of 28 quirky essays that explore the author’s ongoing adventures in growing up and living an absurd life, asking the BIG questions: What is the nature of time, and can you get overtime? Why do I exist, and what’s so great about existing? What is truth, and how do I get some?
  • Confucius and Opium: China Book Reviews

    by Isham Cook
    Have foreigners shaped China’s history to a greater extent than has previously been acknowledged, reaching back possibly millennia? Was Confucius’ most famous book, the Analects, inspired by entheogenic medicines imported from abroad, possession of which in the 1930s brought one before the firing squad in the name of Confucius? In these book review essays by Isham Cook, foreign devils, old China Hands, eccentric expatriates, and a few Chinese tell an offbeat history of China’s last two centuries... more
  • Home Remodeling

    by Alex Alexander
  • Noor Clinics

    by Noor clinics
  • Krishnamurti in America: New Perspectives on the Man and his Message

    by David Edmund Moody
    This is the first biography that tells the complete and comprehensive story of Krishnamurti's life in America. It includes a wealth of new information not available to his previous biographers. It is a story of love and betrayal, lawsuits and enlightenment, passion and transcendence.
  • Shakespeare's Wilderness ISBN 9781544280028

    by David Rains Wallace
    Shakespeare is often praised for his love and understanding of nature. Less has been written about how he acquired these qualities. Biographers assume they arose from a youth in the Stratford-on-Avon countryside. Yet few of the works are set in the settled English Midlands. More are set in wild places: a French forest, a Balkan seacoast, a desert island. Did Shakespeare just imagine these exotic places, or did he experience them? An American nature writer explores these questions and comes... more
  • Plagiarism Helps To Make Your Work Very Simple With Increasing The Quality Of Content

    by Jessica Martin
    Writing content with 100% uniqueness is possible with the available online plagiarism checker tool. The most popular plagiarism checker is now revolving as one of the online software helps to find the plagiarism and it makes your work very simple. This plagiarism tool helps to increase your quality of work with easy process. In all over the world the computer is used by everyone and they will search each and everything on the internet. If you are the freelancers or business people or student or ... more
  • Bulletproof Vest

    by Kenneth R. Rosen
    "Nothing's bulletproof," the salesman said. "The thing's only bullet resistant." The New York Times journalist Kenneth R. Rosen had just purchased his first bulletproof vest and was headed off on assignment. He was travelling into Mosul, Iraq, when he realized that the idea of a bulletproof vest is more effective than the vest itself. From its very inception, poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide, or Kevlar, was meant for tires. Its humble roots and mundane applications are often lost, as it is now... more
  • Living Beyond Impossible: The Terry Hitchcock Story

    by Ronald Joseph Kule
    Starting at only two pounds, seven ounces at birth, Terry Hitchcock's life blossoms and progresses through a difficult, single-parented childhood that includes his being kidnapped, sleeping in cars, and gang membership. As a teen, he is raised by grandparents who believe that nothing is impossible, which serves him well when he performs service with the USAF, attends college on his own dime, earning several degrees, marries and has three children, and earns a C-level position with a major c... more
  • Collected Journalism Scotland 2011-2013

    by Sam and Gavin Khan-McIntyre
  • Размышления о творческих людях (Razmyshleniya o tvorcheskikh lyudyakh)

    by Ekaterina Yakovina

    The author is a writer and an artist at the same time. The book is written like questions and short answers to them. The author writes about many subjects such as the responsibility for talent that creative people have, relations between society and creative people, the influence of art on people, and many others. ( Это книга-размышление о творческих людях, об их ответственности за талант,который они имеют, об отношениях, существующих между человеком, занимающимся творчеством и обществом. По ... more

  • Letters in a Trunk

    by Daniel R. Mazza

    Lottie Sniderman, a smart, independent, and witty young woman from Worcester, Massachusetts, was just shy of her 19th birthday when she began writing her boyfriend, George Barr, who had recently joined the U.S. Army Signal Corps and was attending training school in Philadelphia. The letters she and George wrote to each other during the length of George’s military service are all contained within the pages of this book. With the backdrop of WWII, you will get to experience firsthand the ... more

  • Clara Colby: The International Suffragist

    by John Holliday
    Clara Colby was born in England, graduated as valedictorian of the first woman’s class at the University of Wisconsin, and became a writer, publisher, teacher, public speaker, and friend of many leading figures of her day. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the founders of the suffrage movement in America, became Clara Colby’s mentors. Her journey is an epic saga of untiring and heroic endeavor, sometimes under the most adverse circumstances, across the United States, and her native E... more
  • The Persistence of Liberty

    by David Netherton

    Chapter-by-Chapter Synopsis I. Book of Habits (recalls decades of the Fifties and Sixties, describing America as the post-war generation found it) Chapter 1. Modus Vivendi --This enduring democratic experiment emerged through a mixture of brilliant intellectual argument and violent rebellion in the eighteenth century. The opening chapter looks at the spirit in America, a design for living and horizons of the possible. Chapter 2. Popular Alienation -- Numbers change life. This chapter tells of... more

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