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106 Master Tweets from beautiful minds

by Francisco Barros

Since ancient times the great thinkers have had a special place in the consciences of individuals by inspiring their behavior and actions both public or private. We often try to find the right words to say something,...


Writing Beyond the Silence

by Libera Università dell'Autobiografia

This methodological Manual, that is the final product of the Project “Writing beyond the Silence. Promoting autobiographical competences to help survivors of gender violence” (co-funded by the European Commission...


The Elements of Style (Best Navigation, Active TOC) (Prometheus Classics)

by William Strunk Jr. & Prometheus Classics

This collection contains an active table of contents (HTML), which makes reading easier to make it more enjoyable. The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the most influential...


New American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated)

by Philip Morehead

The ultimate alphabetically arranged thesaurus that will help you find the right word every time—now bigger and better than ever before!

This all-new edition of the classic reference work is the one thesaurus...


Just Write: Creating Unforgettable Fiction and a Rewarding Writing Life

by James Scott Bell

Writers are given a wealth of opportunities to cultivate a successful writing life, break out, and find an audience for their work. Yet so many writers, from beginners to veterans, find their careers stuck in...


Weddings For Dummies, Mini Edition

by Marcy Blum & Laura F. Kaiser

Get the most for your money - plan your dream wedding on a budget

This friendly guide gets you started on all the wedding basics, from the moment someone proposes. It includes helpful tips on creating a budget...


Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary

by Stephen Calt

This fascinating compendium explains the most unusual, obscure, and curious words and expressions from vintage blues music. Utilizing both documentary evidence and invaluable interviews with a number of now-deceased...


Perfumes: The A-Z Guide

by Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez

I've long wished perfumery to be taken seriously as an art, and for scent critics to be as fierce as opera critics, and for the wearers of certain ""fragrances"" to be hissed in public, while others are cheered....


God Save the Queen

by Summersdale

A wealth of fascinating facts about Queen Elizabeth II

She's one of the most well-known women on the planet, but while many people know of her love of animals, her taste in fashion, and her attendances at Royal...


The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)

by Paul Dickson & Skip McAfee

The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as “a staggering piece of scholarship” (Wall Street Journal) and “an indispensable...


Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals): A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese collection of Tal

by Ueda Akinari

Ugetsu Monogatari, or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a...


Fiske 250 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

by Edward Fiske

Learn the words you need to succeed in college and beyond! With a powerful vocabulary on your side, a world of possibilities opens up. It is a gift of confidence and knowledge for college, your career, and beyond....


Grammatically Correct

by Anne Stilman

How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it...


How to Write Funny

by John Kachuba

Writing humor is subjective and challenging - thankfully, there are many ways to create it. How to Write Funny provides advice, insights and humor from more than twenty writers with a gift for making readers...


Speak Easy: Mary Lou's Rules for Engaging Conversation

by Mary Lou Lou Walker & Matthew Calkins

Award-winning teacher Mary Lou Walker presents 10 clear rules to making conversation rewarding and fulfilling in this casual compendium of wit and wisdom. Positing that conversation groups, or colloquies, make...


The Big Book of American Trivia

by J. Stephen Lang

Impress your friends with knowledge of all things American—geography, history, entertainment, people, culture, and quirky miscellany. More than 3,000 questions will fill countless hours of fun as you learn...


FAULKNER READER

by William Faulkner

With a Foreword by the author. The Sound and the Fury, selections from other novels, three novellas, nine stories, the Nobel Prize address, etc.


Chromotherapy - The power of colors

by Christian Valnet

Colour therapy is an alternative medicine that uses color as a therapy for the treatment of diseases. Chromotherapy has ancient origins, as traditional medicines have always attached great importance to the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Talk Wordy to Me

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

We asked Roget himself what he thought of Talk Wordy To Me, and he gushed that it’s “incredible, magnificent, wonderful, marvelous, spectacular, astonishing, awe-inspiring, tremen%hellip;” Then we cut him...


Get a Literary Agent: The Complete Guide to Securing Representation for Your Work

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Literary Agent!

If you dream of scoring the best possible deal with a traditional publisher and seeing your book in print, you need literary representation. Filled with practical,...