[Free eBook] Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad) by Danielle Town [Personal Finance]

Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad) by Danielle Town, co-host of the InvestED podcast, & Phil Town, a motivational speaker and hedge fund manager, is a personal finance self-help guide cum memoir, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher HarperCollins’ William Morrow imprint.

This book recounts the author’s year-long journey about learning to invest, with assorted advice and financial lessons for taking control of one’s personal finances by studying the strategies of successful investors, presented in a straightforward, anecdotal manner, as she began to understand and become more comfortable with managing her money directly after having previously avoided doing so.

Offered in the UK only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Write Time: Guide to the Creative Process, from Vision through Revision—and Beyond by Kenneth Atchity [Professional Self-Help]

Write Time: Guide to the Creative Process, from Vision through Revision—and Beyond by Kenneth Atchity, a former professor of comparative literature and classics who later became a film producer, is a professional self help guide for writers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Story Merchant Books.

This was originally published in 1986 by W. W. Norton & Company, appeared in revised and updated 2nd edition in 1995, and was a selection of the Book of the Month Club and the Writers Digest Book Club.

This new version, updated again for the Internet era, gives practical advice and encouragement on many aspects of the writing process, from inspiration through to revision, as well as covering not only the basics of composition but also giving tips on selling to various markets and both traditional and self-publishing routes, based on the author’s own long-term experience as an award-winning academic nonfiction author, screenwriter, and small publisher.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Doctoral Supervision: Organization and Dialogue by Søren S. E. Bengtsen [Health Professional Education]

Doctoral Supervision: Organization and Dialogue by Søren S. E. Bengtsen, an associate professor at Aarhus University, is his specialized medical management educational theory book, free for a limited time courtesy of Aarhus University Press in Denmark.

This is their featured English-language Free Book of the Month selection for December. The book observes and examines the current approaches towards the supervision of doctors and their training in Denmark and Britain, as well as proposing improvements for the future.

Offered DRM-free worldwide through December, available directly from the university’s website.

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[Free eBook] The Secret Lives of Teachers by Anonymous [Education Professional Memoir]

The Secret Lives of Teachers by Anonymous is a combination professional memoir cum analysis, free for a limited time courtesy of the University of Chicago Press.

This is their featured Free Book of the Month selection for September.

This anonymous memoir, written from the perspective of an educator at an elite private school in New York, provides an uncensored inside look at the professional experience and varying challenges within it.

Offered worldwide through September, available directly via the university’s website.

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[Free eBook] Konkurrencestatens pædagogik: En kritik og et alternativ by Brian Degn Mårtensson [Danish Education Philosophy Critique]

Konkurrencestatens pædagogik: En kritik og et alternativ (The Competition State’s Education: A criticism and alternative) by Brian Degn Mårtensson, an education philosopher and PhD fellow at Aarhus University, is his Danish-language academic book about the present Danish education system, free for a limited time courtesy of the Aarhus University Press in Denmark.

This book provides an overview and critique of the current competition-oriented education system provided in Denmark, as well as an urge for reform towards a more socially and culturally-oriented curriculum with less focus on competitiveness über alles.

Offered worldwide through May, available from the university’s website as their featured Danish-language Free Book of the Month selection.

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[Free eBook] Functional Disorders and Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Assessment and treatment [Medical Reference Textbook]

Functional Disorders and Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Assessment and treatment edited by Per Fink & Marianne Rosendal, with translation provided by Morten Pilegaard, is their specialized medical reference & education textbook, free for a limited time courtesy of the Aarhus University Press in Denmark.

This has won the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine’s Alan Stoudemire Award, and material from within is now part of the specialty training for Danish primary care physicians. The book covers findings from The Research Clinic for Functional Disorders and Psychosomatics at Aarhus University Hospital, presenting a suggested treatment programme, with some tips on cultivating the doctor-patient relationship as well.

Offered worldwide through April, available from the university’s website as their featured English-language Free Book of the Month selection.

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