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Poison Penmanship
The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Written by Jessica Mitford
Preface by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $15.95

Jessica Mitford was a member of one of England’s most legendary families (among her sisters were the novelist Nancy Mitford and the current Duchess of Devonshire) and one of the great muckraking journalists of modern times. Leaving England for America, she pursued a career as an investigative reporter and unrepentant gadfly... Read more >
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The Great Typo Hunt
The Great Typo Hunt
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591098
Our Price: $13.99
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The Great Typo Hunt
Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

The signs of the times are missing apostrophes.
 
The world needed a hero, but how would an editor with no off-switch answer the call? For Jeff Deck, the writing was literally on the wall: “NO TRESSPASSING.” In that moment, his greater purpose became clear.  Dark hordes of typos had descended upon civilization&hellip... Read more >
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The Story of English

Written by Philip Gooden


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

Born as a Germanic tongue with the arrival in Britain of the Anglo-Saxons in the early medieval period, heavily influenced by Norman French from the 11th century, and finally emerging as modern English from the late Middle Ages, the English language has grown to become the linguistic equivalent of a superpower... Read more >
101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
Written by Jeffrey Abrahams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814708
Our Price: $11.99
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101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
Plus Guidelines for Writing Your Own Mission Statement
Written by Jeffrey Abrahams


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

Ben & Jerry'¬?s has one. So do Tiffany'¬?s and Smucker'¬?s and Microsoft. It doesn'¬?t matter whether you'¬?re a small start-up or one of the biggest players in corporate America. A clear statement of intent not only inspires a sense of overall purpose for a business or nonprofit, it serves as a... Read more >
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The Lonely Voice

Written by Frank O'Connor


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

Introduction by Russell Banks.

The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back!

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. Now, O’Connor’s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back.
The Lonely Voice offers a... Read more >
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Effective Magazine Writing
Effective Magazine Writing
Written by Roger Palms
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307781277
Our Price: $7.99
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Effective Magazine Writing
Let Your Words Reach the World
Written by Roger Palms


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $7.99

Let your words reach the World

If you are a writer who wants to have an impact with your words in the Christian magazine market, this book is for you. The former editor of Decision magazine, Palms helps you take stock of your gifts and use the to creatively minister to others... Read more >
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The Spooky Art
The Spooky Art
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362865
Our Price: $13.99
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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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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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The Genius of Language
The Genius of Language
Written by Wendy Lesser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485397
Our Price: $11.99
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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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Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Written by Fundación Del Español Urgente
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804169158
Our Price: $9.99
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Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Compendio illustrado y azaroso
Written by Fundación Del Español Urgente


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Fundéu, la Fundación del Español Urgente, es el servicio filológico de la Agencia EFE. Este compendio ilustrado pretende ordenar de forma atractiva el conocimiento que emite Fundéu y difundir el amor por el idioma. Read more >
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