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Literary Essays, Critiques & Biographies

  • One Woman Against War: The Jeannette Rankin Story

    by Kevin S. Giles
    She was the lonely dissenter, committed to following the dictates of her conscience no matter the consequences. Jeannette Rankin, an early leader for woman suffrage and the first woman elected to Congress, crusaded for peace her entire life. “Killing more people won’t help matters,” she said. The Montana native was an American icon of extremes in politics, applauded as a beacon of hope by many people and vilified as a traitor by others. Jeannette Rankin left a rich legacy of pacifism, activel... more
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    by Robert Morrison
    If, as many have suggested, Shakespeare was a Catholic, he would have risked his freedom, legacy, and perhaps his life to practice his religion openly. Thus it should not surprise us if he did not leave us solid proof of his Catholicism. What if he did though?  A Tale Told Softly examines the hidden religious allegory within The Winter's Tale, from first scene to last.  Relying on primary sources, this book reveals the underlying story of one of Shakespeare's last plays. As the tale unfolds, ... more
  • Good writing is clear thinking made evident of the life

    by William Astro

    Now a day’s writing is hard work .Writing is a skill that can be learned and can be better by common practice. But it is more people depend on writing service from online. It is a selection writing services they are best essay writing service and article writing, and news reporter and journal writer etc. They are on hand for writing services this is best way to our writing tasks completed. It is a best way to saving time and get more marks of college tasks. More knowledge writers also o... more

  • 21st-Century Horror

    by S T Joshi
    The literature of terror and the supernatural has been experiencing a renaissance over the past several decades, and with the advent of the new millennium a diverse cadre of writers have expanded the bounds of weird fiction and enriched it with their penetrating vision. This book is the first to present a broad analysis of horror fiction as written by writers in their forties and fifties. S. T. Joshi, one of the leading authorities on weird fiction, brings divides his book into three categories,... more
  • Q: Snippets from a rideshare driver

    by R.C. Otovic
    When C.D. Howell left his job in the spring of 2017 to become a full-time rideshare driver, he never imagined how easy it would be for passengers to open up and immerse him in their most private, intimate stories. Grab a coffee, light up a smoke, and sit back while he takes you on a journey through his customers' troubled daily lives. Discover things you never imagined that went on inside the cloth upholstery seats. An assortment of gross topics are not off limits in this novel. Ridesharing is a... more
  • Q: Snippets from a rideshare driver

    by R.C Otovic
    When C.D. Howell left his job in the spring of 2017 to become a full-time rideshare driver, he never imagined how easy it would be for passengers to open up and immerse him in their most private, intimate stories. Grab a coffee, light up a smoke, and sit back while he takes you on a journey through his customers' troubled daily lives. Discover things you never imagined that went on inside the cloth upholstery seats. An assortment of gross topics are not off limits in this novel. Ridesharing is a... more
  • America Deconstructed

    by Chaithanya Sohan and Shaima Adin
    Naseer was nine years old when he escaped Taliban and fled Afghanistan. His story, “There are some people who are coming to take me away”, chronicles the resilience of a nine year old boy as he traveled from Afghanistan to America in his quest for the American dream. “I saw a ripe mango I’d like to pluck” showcases the love story of Chidibere and Ifeyinwa and their struggles with language, culture and being African in America. In the story “Kosovo, really...cool”, Lisian takes us through his jou... more
  • The Tongue Can Break Bones: One-Hundred Korean Proverbs

    by C. Bonaventure (pen name) or "MJ" Cho
    Proverbs encapsulate the wisdom of ages in a few words and in many societies are one of the most important means of teaching and passing on the culture’s values. The Tongue Can Break Bones: One Hundred Korean Proverbs is a multi-dimensional book of wisdom rooted in proverbs. It combines the wisdom of one hundred proverbs from Korea translated into English with the age-acquired and bicultural wisdom of the author, C. Bonaventure. Each proverb is presented in a self-contained essay that interpr... more
  • Norman Mailer: Works and Days

    by Gerald R. Lucas
    This volume is the product of over-twenty years of collecting, collating, cross-referencing, and confirming over 1500 bibliographical and biographical entries on one of 20th-century America's most outspoken auteurs. J. Michael and Donna Lennon published the original Works and Days in 2000 to a strong critical reception, and this new, revised edition, with Gerald R. Lucas as editor, adds to that excellent volume with over 400 new entries, an expanded bibliography, and many photos, the majority in... more
  • Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere Vol I The Road To Rock n Roll

    by Sebastian Jaymes
    Author Sebastian Jaymes memoir of his personal journey from childhood to fulfilling his lifelong yearning to “see the world on someone else’s dime.” The story of his early life takes the reader through many changes of scene and situation. Born the eldest of seven siblings, he begins the journey through childhood with an immigrant Grandmother’s arrival in America by way of an arranged marriage, brokered by the local “Godfather.” It is a childhood filled with pleasant family memories growing up “... more
  • Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere Vol I The Road To rock n Roll

    by Sebastian Jaymes

    This is Vol II of  a trilogy, the continuation of  the authors adventures as he fulfills a strong desire to see the world on someone else's dime.  Vol II covers the Professional years at the top levels of the entertainment industry and is the continuing memoir of a boys adventures from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood.. It is the memoir of the adventures of an interesting and colorful life in the entertainment industry. It is not a tell- all or exp... more

  • Beethoven Unbound: The Story of the Eroica Symphony

    by Allan S. Haley
    In the fall of 1802, Beethoven's anxiety over his loss of hearing reached a crisis point. Deafness would mean he could no longer play or perform in public, and also would have to withdraw from Viennese society. For a gifted composer filled with good will towards his fellow men, this was the most unjust punishment of all. While composing a ballet score in 1801, Beethoven had absorbed the legend of the Titan Prometheus. To punish him for stealing divine fire and bringing it to men, Zeus had Promet... more
  • Drawn To Change: Calling for a Creative Counter-Cultutre

    by Jack Martin
    Drawn To Change is an artist’s take on what it means to be creative in a world that is constantly changing. We are taken on a wild ride through the depths of Western culture to discover that we are much more restrictive to creativity than we'd like to believe, and tend to resist change rather than acknowledge it. To understand this resistance, we are forced to confront social norms such as education, competition, language, money, ideology, society, reality and even the meaning of creativ... more
  • It's All About Something

    by Alexander Villarasa, M.D.
    This engrossing anthology, ranging from unrequited love to the big bang and quantum mechanics, promises something to get lost in and remember. Alex still continues to find fulfillment with family and life, devoted to children patients, traveling, playing golf, singing, dancing, and doing civic projects in his hometown, Palm Springs, California, which has voted him one of its one hundred top doctors for seven years now. As to writing, the muse will always be with him.
  • View from the Middle of the Road V: New Observations

    by Lucinda Clark
    Three voices come together to share views from in poetic and narrative forms. The voices are of a poet, a woman from South America and a young man watching his parents take a new journey after he and his sister leave the nest. All speak to the how love conquers all in the end. From learning to tango, to surviving domestic abuse to loss and triumph in many forms This is View V; the fifth volume in the View From the Middle of the Road series.
  • The Good Wiccan Part One: Introduction and Popular Mythology

    by Mary-Margaret (anand sahaja) Stratton
    In the Good Wiccan, anand takes a pragmatic approach and offers a leaping board from which you may begin personal re-discovery through metaphysical guides designed to support self empowerment through positive white witchcraft. PART ONE introduces many of the background beliefs and mythologies that have shaped our Modern era’s interpretation of witchcraft.

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