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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...


The Bugaboo Review: A Lighthearted Guide to Exterminating Confusion about Words, Spelling, and Grammar

by Sue Sommer

With the help of cartoon characters Bug and Boo, Sommer lays out the rules and troublesome words that ?ummox our word processors and email programs. Colorful examples and artful mnemonics help readers painlessly...


Words You Don't Know: Humorous Essays Involving Rare Words, Swear Words, Wrong Words, Long Words, Curse Words, Terse Words, Legal Words, Regal Words,

by Robin Bloor

In 23 chapters and 202 pages, author Robin Bloor shines a light on nearly 300 of the least known words in the English language, illuminating the history and mystery of each in short, humorous essays.


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....


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


The Elements of Style

by William Strunk, Jr.

The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight...


The Elements of Style: Simplified and Illustrated for Busy People

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


Write Tight

by William Brohaugh

"These days, most creative-writing courses teach self-indulgence. Write Tight counsels discipline. It is worth more than a university education. Its advice is gold." -Dean Koontz

Foreword by Lawrence Block

Not...


You Can Be a Winning Writer

by Joan Gelfand

So you want to publish a best seller?

You can learn to be a successful author ? the 4 C's approach to successful authorship: Joan Gelfand, author of You Can Be A Winning Writer, has been teaching the 4 C's...


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...