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Literary Essays, Critiques & Biographies

  • 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
  • Winter and Hope

    by Taylor Bary
    this story is about two dolphins Winter and Hope. Winter looses her tail by a crab trap and Hope was rescued. it is also about how i went and seen them
  • 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.
  • Keep A-Goin': The Life of Lone Star Dietz

    by Tom Benjey

    Until age 15, Billy Dietz thought he was the natural son of a prominent white couple in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Overhearing the woman who raised him reveal part of the secret of his birth during an argument with his father started the young athlete and artist on an oddyssey of self-discovery that took him to the St. Louis World's Fair, Carlisle Indian Industrial School, the Rose Bowl and the heights of the football coaching profession. The secret of his birth became a principle issue in his... more

  • Glorious Times: Adventures of the Craighead Naturalists

    by Tom Benjey

    "What the Kennedys are to politics, the less-famous Craigheads are to nature—a prolific and accomplished clan." Kirkus Reviews

    Glorious Times tells the fascinating and important story of an American clan of Scots-Irish that settled in the early 1700s in Pennsylvania. From this clan came an astonishing number exceptional people, many of whom dedicated their lives to nature. This book even poses the question as to whether this family had a special "N... more

  • A Hundred Merry Tales: The Shakespeare Jest Book

    by John Thor Ewing
    Rastell's A Hundred Merry Tales was the first English jest book, and would set a pattern for succeeding generations, who came to see it as a window on a lost 'Merry England.' Originally published in 1524-5, this charming collection of amusing (sometimes scurrilous) anecdotes was celebrated by contemporaries among the defining books of the Tudor era, and is even name-checked by Shakespeare. This new edition of A Hundred Merry Tales presents these comic stories in modern spelling with comprehens... more
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    by Subhajit Khara
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    by Subhajit Khara
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    by Mike Langer
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