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Rancid Tales

by Den Warren

You can't live without food, but you can live without this book. . .but why should you? These are my true-life tales of woe from my many years in the Food Processing Industry. Marvel at such accounts as: Misfortune...

Where Were You? (2010)

by Rob Walker

The latest in an ongoing series of notations concerning high-profile or otherwise notable deaths. Since 1992 have I recorded “where I was” when I learned about such passings, along with whatever thoughts...

Bakery Blues

by The Giggler

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in the bakery at your local supermarket? Bakery Blues is a true telling of my year as a bakery clerk for The Safeway Corporation. I went into the bakery excited...

The Making of the Whiz Kid

by Rick Umali

This is an autobiography that I wrote for the 7th grade. It's not a great read. It's full of elementary school hubris and strange changes in verb tense. I left all that in there, because in the end the "voice"...

Excerpts From Save The Basement Plus Other Stories

by Jerry De Munda

What follows are a few excerpts from a larger work covering my time as a volunteer fireman during the 1970s. Also included are some of my other misadventures through the years.

The eighteen letters

by luis antonio freire

I'm happy to be presenting here, some letters, written to my sons, telling some stories of my life, before they were born.

Author, Author!

by UAlbany Magazine - Fall 2010

Whether they write solo, with spouses and colleagues – or with their pets! – University at Albany alumni put their own unique spin on the literary world.

Flushing Fish

by Andrew Priddy

Ebook Description A non-fiction work depicting the life and experiences of a boy turned teenager in violent West Africa. Humor alongside brutality and survival. The story moves on to recovery from alcohol addiction,...

A Second Chance

by L. Blakes

Nicole Gonzales was only 2 days old when she was abandoned by her mother. Social Services found her 2 weeks later, and she was nearly dead. Nicole's mother had a record for child neglect with her 4 other children....

An Experience of Working in Africa


The story of a work experience the author had, as a student, in a public works company located in a Frenchspeaking African country just before it became independent. He writes about his life as an expat, who...

A Poor American that Loves Jesus

by John F Carver

The truth about the OT is it is irrelevant to anyone but the big shot sons of bitches to oppress the poor. The worst offender? The United States of America and the whore that has murdered Uncle Sam and continues...

Someone waited for me somewhere

by Christina

What is it ? Its my life. What ? Nothing, just my life I mean, part of it... I sure hope it is not over yet, Cause I love it you know!

The Mythical Father

by Christopher Zacharia Lameck

He was born in a poor family in a poor village of Africa, He never knew his father, he was raised by his grandmother and was going to school without shoes. He started drinking local brewed alcohol when he was...


by Alan Annand

My night with Margaret Atwood: Hapless university graduate student in 1975 ruins famous Canadian author's poetry reading.

Back from the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

by Kieran Doherty

In Back From the Abyss, Kieran Doherty takes the reader along on the wild ride that was his life. With a voice reminiscent of Pete Hamill's in A Drinking Life and a childhood as tough as Frank McCourt's in Angela's...

Character of Ali Ibn Abi Talib

by Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari - XKP

The law of "attraction and repulsion" is a law which holds sway throughout the entire order of creation. From the point of view of the scientific school of today, man is quite sure that not a single atom of...

Jan Does Europe - the e-book!

by Rev. Dr. Jude Arnold

JAN DOES EUROPE includes two books based on the journals of the late Janet Kay Arnold. JAN: A DEVOTIONAL, is the composite of years 1979–1990 in this beautiful woman's life. JAN DOES EUROPE is the diary Jan...

Breaking Free

by Denis C. Hickey

Why would a man who has everything leave? Denis Hickey, a successful Silicon Valley businessman at the peak of his career, trades his Mercedes for a backpack and travels the world for a year. A year that would...

Rumble Yell: Discovering America's Biggest Bike Ride

by Brian David Bruns

RUMBLE YELL is the hilarious new book about RAGBRAI®. Finally enthusiasts, armchair cyclists, and adventure widows can live the full experience. No sweat. No lube. Just laughs. The world’s biggest bike ride....

The 12 Imams

by Sakina Hasan Askari - XKP

The 12 Imams are the guardians of Islam named by Allah to protect His message. This book includes stories from each of the 12 Imams who guided the Muslims after the Prophet Muhammad (SAW.) -