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The Right Word!
The Right Word!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784193
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The Right Word!
How to Say What You Really Mean
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $9.99

Every writer needs help with words: choosing them, using them, spelling them correctly. When is optimal or optimum the better choice? Why use germane when relevant is, well, more relevant? Created for just such tortuous (torturous?) situations, this handy guide provides an A-to-Z listing of troublesome, confusing words, accompanied by clear... Read more >
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News Is a Verb
News Is a Verb
Written by Pete Hamill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307766762
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News Is a Verb

Written by Pete Hamill


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $10.99

LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT
"When screaming headlines turn out to be based on stories that don't support them, the tale of the boy who cried wolf gets new life. When the newspaper is filled with stupid features about celebrities at the expense of hard news, the reader feels patronized. In the process... Read more >
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Resurrecting Hebrew
Resurrecting Hebrew
Written by Ilan Stavans
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805242621
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Resurrecting Hebrew

Written by Ilan Stavans


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $12.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. Ilan Stavans’s quest begins with a dream featuring a beautiful woman speaking an unknown language. When the language turns out...

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Spellbound
Spellbound
Written by James Essinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440336938
Our Price: $9.99
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Spellbound
The Surprising Origins and Astonishing Secrets of English Spelling
Written by James Essinger


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $9.99

Welcome to the illogical, idiosyncratic, outrageous linguistic phenomenon known as the English language. The story of how this ragtag collection of words evolved is a winding tale replete with intriguing accidents and bizarre twists of fate. In this eye-opening, fabulously entertaining book, James Essinger unlocks the mysteries that have confounded linguists... Read more >
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Language Visible
Language Visible
Written by David Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307486936
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Language Visible
Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z
Written by David Sacks


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $14.99

Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions--the alphabet.

The heart... Read more >
The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Written by Robert Benson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307458148
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

In this masterful blend of the practical and the spiritual, Robert Benson invites you into the work and rewards of a writer’s life. More than a primer on effective writing, Dancing on the Head of a Pen is a winsome guide to the place in the heart where the life of... Read more >
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Under the Chinaberry Tree
Under the Chinaberry Tree
Written by Ann Ruethling and Patti Pitcher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419545
Our Price: $16.99
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Under the Chinaberry Tree
Books and Inspirations for Mindful Parenting
Written by Ann Ruethling and Patti Pitcher


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $16.99

Celebrating Chinaberry's twentieth anniversary, the women behind America's beloved children's book catalog share their wisdom about the joys of children's literature and parenting.

The Chinaberry catalog was created when Ann Ruethling became troubled by the violence in many old-fashioned nursery stories and the poor grammar or mediocre plots in newer children's books... Read more >
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550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions
550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124461
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550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $10.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent AP Calculus AB & BC score with 550 extra practice questions and answers. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital reading with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Practice makes perfect—and The Princeton Review’s 550 AP Calculus AB &... Read more >
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The Genius of Language
The Genius of Language
Written by Wendy Lesser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485397
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The Genius of Language
Fifteen Writers Reflect on Their Mother Tongue
Written by Wendy Lesser


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

Fifteen outstanding writers answered editor Wendy Lesser’s call for original essays on the subject of language–the one they grew up with, and the English in which they write.Despite American assumptions about polite Chinese discourse, Amy Tan believes that there was nothing discreet about the Chinese language with which she grew up... Read more >
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