Share I am leaving China. In March they informed me they wished to sever all ties by April 1, I leave thankful for the time I spent in Shenzhen, China, and working with elite students in China. Despite technical protections, I knew and accepted the risks of working for the primary university in China run by the Communist Party in China as a self professed libertarian.
Novels and novellas For each book we created a visual that includes the number of pages the dots show how it compares to the reference of pages plus a time it will take to read it. Obviously, the reading time is an estimation. Electronic format makes it possible to publish short stories as standalone books, not only in collections.
Kindle Singles — the books are carefully selected by Amazon editors. You can find here not only short stories or novellas, but also non-fiction. The books are grouped according to their reading time: So far, the list includes a few dozens titles. Would you like to add a book to this overview? Please share it in the comments below.
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