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Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition
Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Jay Heinrichs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347785
Our Price: $11.99
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Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition
What Aristotle, Lincoln, And Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion
Written by Jay Heinrichs


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

For when you really have to get your point across…          
 
*Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama’s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies—and an “Argument Lab” section to put your new skills to the test.*
 
Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors... Read more >
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767910439
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $14.00

One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage.

As usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense. This is a language where ‘cleave’... Read more >
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Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982152
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Written by Ella Frances Sanders
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ISBN: 9781607747116
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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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Writing Down the Bones
Writing Down the Bones
Written by Natalie Goldberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590307946
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Writing Down the Bones
Freeing the Writer Within
Written by Natalie Goldberg


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $18.95

With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively. She offers suggestions, encouragement, and solid advice on many aspects of the writer’s craft: on writing from “first thoughts” (keep your hand moving, don’t cross out, just get it on... Read more >
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition
College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125789
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $13.99

No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review!

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 College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, you’ll find:

• More than 100 real essays written... Read more >
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My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385533577
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $25.00

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 News: A User's Manual
The News: A User's Manual
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379122
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The News: A User's Manual

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds?
 
We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the best-selling The Architecture of Happiness)... Read more >
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First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)
First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430251
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First Grade Spelling Games & Activities (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $12.99

Includes a $10 discount coupon off your child’s Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center!

First Grade Spelling Games & Activities helps children learn and practice the basic skills needed to become a great reader. It is packed with curriculum-based activities that strengthen the ability to read and spell various grade-appropriate words... Read more >
Writing from the Senses
Writing from the Senses
Written by Laura Deutsch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800449
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Writing from the Senses
59 Exercises to Ignite Creativity and Revitalize Your Writing
Written by Laura Deutsch


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

Break through writer's block using your five senses!
The sensory details that infuse our everyday experience—the smell of a favorite dish cooking, the texture of a well-worn coat, hearing a song that reminds you of a person or a time in your life—can be used to add richness and spark to what... Read more >
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