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The Art of Description

by Mark Doty

"It sounds like a simple thing, to say what you see," Mark Doty begins. "But try to find words for the shades of a mottled sassafras leaf, or the reflectivity of a bay on an August morning, or the very beginnings...


Research within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction

by Peggy Keeran & Michael Levine-Clark

Research within the Disciplines is designed to help reference librarians – and students studying to become librarians – gain that deeper understanding of disciplinary differences that allows them to comfortably...


The Art of Time in Memoir

by Sven Birkerts

The Art Of series is a new line of books reinvigorating the practice of craft and criticism. Each book will be a brief, witty, and useful exploration of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry by a writer impassioned...


Communicating Across Cultures: A Coursebook on Interpreting and Translating in Public Services and Institutions

by Carmen Valero-Garcés

This book is a manual addressing the task of interpreting and translating. It is directed towards those who serve as liaisons between immigrant communities, visitors, or foreigners, and at professionals in public...


The Write Track: How to Succeed as a Freelance Writer in Canada Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

by Betty Jane Wylie

A personal and practical look at Wylies freelance experience, recounting how she made it from uncertainty to confidence as a veteran writer.


Yiddish Given Names: A Lexicon

by Rella Israly Cohn

This is a lexicon of Yiddish given names, preceded by four chapters of material that explains the lexical conventions, the historical environment, and the research applicable to this subject.


The Art of Intimacy

by Stacey D'Erasmo

The first work of nonfiction by Stacey D'Erasmo, author of the New York Times Notable Books Tea and The Sky Below

"What is the nature of intimacy, of what happens in the space between us? And how do we, as writers,...


Successful Television Writing

by Lee Goldberg & William Rabkin

The industry speaks out about SUCCESSFUL TELEVISION WRITING

"Where was this book when I was starting out? A fantastic, fun, informative guide to breaking into?and more importantly, staying in?the TV writing game...


The Browser's Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases

by Frank Ledlie Moore, Mary Varchaver & Gorton Carruth

"Kudos (Greek), encomiums (Latin), and accolades (French) to the authors for their enlightening and amusing lexicon, a testament that English is the most cheerfully democratic and hospitable language ever cobbled...


How to Publish, Promote, & Sell Your Own Book

by Robert Lawrence Holt

Robert Holt, himself the successful author of four self-published books, now shares his knowledge and savvy with other would-be author-publishers in this step-by-step guide to every aspect of self-publishing....


Writing for Business

by Jane Hicks

This book is for anyone who has ever been baffled by English usage or who needs a grammar reality-check. A good review for anyone, the book is especially recommended for college business majors. The author knows...


English Club Guide Book

by Fouty-Be Mouleka

This book will enable to link students from around the world (from French countries) by creating as many ENGLISH CLUBS as possible so that English Clubs become the accurate partner of Governement and International...


Writing for Business

by Jane Hicks

This book is for anyone who has ever been baffled by English usage or who needs a grammar reality-check. A good review for anyone, the book is especially recommended for college business majors. The author knows...


Push Me Pull You

by Lewis J. Poteet & Martin J. Stone

A lively, evocative, authoritative dictionary of words from the world community of flight, this book expresses the machismo, the terror, the care for technical excellence, struggles over the power of naming...


The Sara Bellum Review

by Carl Fanning

If we can agree that creativity is the highest activity of the human mind, then Bingo! You have hit the jackpot. You have just walked into a powerhouse of fully illustrated, well written, creative prompts. They...


How to Write a Best-Seller While Keeping Your Day Job!

by Daniel H. Jones

Don't have time to wait for mainstream publishers to discover your talent? Do something about it! Now!

How to Write a Best-Seller While Keeping Your Day Job! offers a practical and fun outline for getting your...


Cover Letters, Follow-Ups, Queries & Book Proposals

by Anne Hart

Once your cover letter is positioned first to be noticed, then how do you position the letters to be noticed for the longest time in a number of situations? What kind of thank-you letters work best?

How do you...


The Writer's Bible

by Anne Hart

The Writer's Bible is a popular textbook, guide, and mentor to fiction, entertainment, and nonfiction writers in the new and print media. The book helps writers write their business plan as well as acquire skills....


Reading the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

How many people have looked at a map of the Highlands and been intrigued and yet, at the same time, felt excluded by the wealth and strangeness of the place names recorded? Reading the Gaelic Landscape is a...


The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide: How to Make Revisions, Self-Edit, and Give and Receive Feedback

by Becky Levine

Trying to Finish Your Book? There's Strength in Numbers

Whether you're trying to revise your novel or polish up an article to pitch to magazines, it pays to have a few sets of eyes look over your work. But,...