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How I Am Different By Thom Kudla
eBook (ePub): $9.99
In an age of measuring and tracking the self through gadgets, the author of this book wondered how he could take such dedication to analytics to create something that is as much precise science as it... More > is creative expression. The result? A grand experiment in the quantified self, more than four years in the making, HOW I AM DIFFERENT tests the boundaries of how we define the self and how the self changes over time. For two years, the author wrote a new creative piece every day. The second year's pieces were a response to the prior year for each day of the year. This book shows this one-to-one correlation for each day of Year One and Year Two in spreads. The book is mostly poetry, but it also contains some fiction and creative nonfiction. Since every piece is self-contained, it doesn't matter where you start. You could easily read all 776 pages in one sitting or save it for later. It's a page-turner like no other. It contains extensive indexing to help you decide what to read.< Less
How I Am Different By Thom Kudla
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ISBN: 978-0-692-68763-5 In an age of measuring and tracking the self through gadgets, the author of this book wondered how he could take such dedication to analytics to create something that is as... More > much precise science as it is creative expression. The result? A grand experiment in the quantified self, more than four years in the making, HOW I AM DIFFERENT tests the boundaries of how we define the self and how the self changes over time. For two years, the author wrote a new creative piece every day. The second year's pieces were a response to the prior year for each day of the year. This book shows this one-to-one correlation for each day of Year One and Year Two in spreads. The book is mostly poetry, but it also contains some fiction and creative nonfiction. Since every piece is self-contained, it doesn't matter where you start. You could easily read all 776 pages in one sitting or save it for later. It's a page-turner like no other. It contains extensive indexing to help you decide what to read.< Less
Confessions of an American By Thomas Kudla
eBook (ePub): $6.99
"Different and the same; we are leaves without grass, trying to unite ourselves and others." So opens "Confessions of an American," a set of poetic snapshots and other profound... More > moments in the interconnected lives of three families as they struggle to find the new American Dream. A priest cannot choose between love of humanity and love of God; a doctor tries to triumph over oppression and racism to bring light into the world; a politician questions civic duty, morality, and values; a musician externalizes depression through her art- these are just some of the characters you'll encounter in the novel. "Confessions of an American" presents us with ambivalent people asking for forgiveness, hope, and freedom, which leads us to question what it is to be an American in this constantly changing world.< Less
What My Brain Told Me By Thom Kudla
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This collection of autobiographic short stories, essays, and poetic reflections is a memorable journey through the writer's most youthful of years. It is a compelling, sincere set of tales told with... More > the humor, joy, sympathy, and exuberance of a family sharing stories at the dinner table.< Less
Out of Context By Thom Kudla
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Armed with the passion of the heart, the rationale of the mind, and the transcendence of the soul, "Out of Context" takes what we are accustomed to - what we take for granted - and... More > transforms it into something literal enough to be literary and meaningful. As the poems take words and ideas out of context, the reader must take all that's existential and ephemeral out of context - and ascribe meaning to that which seems meaningless. Put more simply, "Out of Context" seeks to challenge your perceptions and invites you to make every sound, every sight, every sensation - every breath in this life - meaningful.< Less
Commencement By Thomas Kudla
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"Forget everything you learned." So opens "Commencement," a collection of wise and witty poetry meant to question Western knowledge. Its profundity is highlighted by its clever... More > allusions, paradigm-shifting imagery, and enlightened and powerful voice. The strong speaker here does not set out to write poetry; the speaker sets out to change people's perspectives of the world, and quite possibly the world itself.< Less
Confessions of an American By Thom Kudla
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Included with this special fifth anniversary e-book edition are "lost chapters" not originally in the first book.
Out of Context By Thom Kudla
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Armed with the passion of the heart, the rationale of the mind, and the transcendence of the soul, "Out of Context" takes what we are accustomed to - what we take for granted - and... More > transforms it into something literal enough to be literary and meaningful. As the poems take words and ideas out of context, the reader must take all that's existential and ephemeral out of context - and ascribe meaning to that which seems meaningless. Put more simply, "Out of Context" seeks to challenge your perceptions and invites you to make every sound, every sight, every sensation - every breath in this life - meaningful.< Less
What My Brain Told Me By Thom Kudla
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This collection of autobiographic short stories, essays, and poetic reflections is a memorable journey through the writer's most youthful of years. It is a compelling, sincere set of tales told with... More > the humor, joy, sympathy, and exuberance of a family sharing stories at the dinner table.< Less
Confessions of an American By Thomas Kudla
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"Different and the same; we are leaves without grass, trying to unite ourselves and others." So opens "Confessions of an American," a set of poetic snapshots and other profound... More > moments in the interconnected lives of three families as they struggle to find the new American Dream. A priest cannot choose between love of humanity and love of God; a doctor tries to triumph over oppression and racism to bring light into the world; a politician questions civic duty, morality, and values; a musician externalizes depression through her art- these are just some of the characters you'll encounter in the novel. "Confessions of an American" presents us with ambivalent people asking for forgiveness, hope, and freedom, which leads us to question what it is to be an American in this constantly changing world.< Less