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Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Written by Ella Frances Sanders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607747116
Our Price: $9.99
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Lost in Translation
An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Written by Ella Frances Sanders


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $9.99

An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation into English.

Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there’s a Finnish word for the distance... Read more >
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Written by Adair Lara
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781580086561
Our Price: $11.99
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
Written by Adair Lara


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $11.99

The material is right there in front of you. You’ve known yourself for, well, a lifetime—and you finally feel ready to share your story with the world. Yet when it actually comes time to put pen to paper, you find that you’re stumped.
 
Enter Adair Lara: award-winning author, seasoned columnist, beloved writing... Read more >
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307951519
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $9.99

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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How to Write It, Third Edition
How to Write It, Third Edition
Written by Sandra E. Lamb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607740483
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How to Write It, Third Edition
A Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write
Written by Sandra E. Lamb


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style.

How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated... Read more >
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My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533843
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
The Fight
The Fight
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985962
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The Fight

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaïre, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible “professor of boxing.” The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of... Read more >
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In the Land of Invented Languages
In the Land of Invented Languages
Written by Arika Okrent
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529716
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In the Land of Invented Languages
Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build A Perfect Language
Written by Arika Okrent


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

Here is the captivating story of humankind’s enduring quest to build a better language—and overcome the curse of Babel. Just about everyone has heard of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man’s attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And every Star Trek fan knows about... Read more >
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More Word Smart
More Word Smart
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307945051
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More Word Smart

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

Build a More Impressive Vocabulary.

Did you know that:

   • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise?
   • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings?
   • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious?

If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then... Read more >
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Poemcrazy
Poemcrazy
Written by Susan G. Wooldridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559128
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Poemcrazy
Freeing Your Life with Words
Written by Susan G. Wooldridge


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $11.99

Following the success of several recent inspirational and practical books for would-be writers, Poemcrazy is a perfect guide for everyone who ever wanted to write a poem but was afraid to try. Writing workshop leader Susan Wooldridge shows how to think, use one's senses, and practice exercises that will make poems... Read more >
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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307911599
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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