Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press On Sale: October 4, 2011 Price: $14.00 ISBN: 978-0-307-71636-1 (0-307-71636-8)
In Word Hero, Jay Heinrichs rescues the how-to of verbal artistry from staid textbooks and makes it entirely fresh and engaging. Here, there are no dry, abstract ideas hidden in academic jargon. Rather, Heinrichs brilliantly reveals mechanisms that make powerful language work.
Students will learn how to choose words strategically and draw...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: April 9, 2013 Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-307-27941-5 (0-307-27941-3)
An indispensable and distinctive book that will help anyone who wants to write, write better, or have a clearer understanding of what it means for them to be writing, from widely admired writer and teacher Verlyn Klinkenborg.
Klinkenborg believes that most of our received wisdom about how writing works is not only...
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Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
Publisher: Knopf On Sale: March 11, 2014 Price: $40.00 ISBN: 978-0-307-95790-0 (0-307-95790-X)
“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert, The...Read more >