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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929110
Our Price: $14.99
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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $14.99

From one of America's most beloved and bestselling authors, a wonderfully useful and readable guide to the problems of the English language most commonly encountered by editors and writers.

What is the difference between “immanent” and “imminent”? What is the singular form of graffiti? What is the difference between “acute” and “chronic”?... Read more >
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College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition
College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307945228
Our Price: $11.99
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College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In this 5th edition of College Essays that Made a Difference, you’ll find:

• 114 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Princeton... Read more >
Like Shaking Hands with God
A Conversation about Writing
Written by Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations. Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they... Read more >
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Book Crush
For Kids and Teens - Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest
Written by Nancy Pearl


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

From picture books to chapter books, YA fiction and nonfiction, Nancy Pearl has developed more thematic lists of books to enjoy. The Book Lust audience is committed to reading, and here is a smart and entertaining tool for picking the best books for kids. Divided into three sections—Easy Books, Middle-Grade Readers... Read more >
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The Pen Commandments
The Pen Commandments
Written by Steven Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429155
Our Price: $11.99
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The Pen Commandments

Written by Steven Frank


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

   Steven Frank has a new approach to writing: fun first, rules to follow, success for all. In The Pen Commandments, his offbeat and entertaining guide, he's given us a book that all writers can turn to for help and a good laugh.

   With outrageous anecdotes (how a kid's oral surgery led to the...

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The Spooky Art
The Spooky Art
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362865
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The Spooky Art
Thoughts on Writing
Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2003
Price: $13.99

“Writing is spooky,” according to Norman Mailer. “There is no routine of an office to keep you going, only the blank page each morning, and you never know where your words are coming from, those divine words.” In The Spooky Art, Mailer discusses with signature candor the rewards and trials of... 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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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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Censored 2011
The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-10
Edited by Mickey Huff, Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Introduction by Kristina Borjesson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order... Read more >
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You Are What You Speak
You Are What You Speak
Written by Robert Lane Greene
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440339762
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You Are What You Speak
Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
Written by Robert Lane Greene


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus


What is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the... Read more >
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