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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607744948
Our Price: $11.99
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation? There’s... Read more >
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607744931
Our Price: $14.00
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $14.00

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation?... Read more >
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Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange and beautiful world of handwriting. 

Since her Catholic school days learning the Palmer Method, Kitty Burns Florey has been in love...

Read more >
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Script and Scribble
Script and Scribble
Written by Kitty Burns Florey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193045
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Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange and beautiful world of handwriting. 

Since her Catholic school days learning the Palmer Method, Kitty Burns Florey has been in love...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804169103
Our Price: $18.00
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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: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $18.00

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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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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More Nitty-Gritty Grammar
More Nitty-Gritty Grammar
Written by Hope Edith Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307785657
Our Price: $9.99
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More Nitty-Gritty Grammar
Another Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear Communication
Written by Hope Edith Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

Who or whom? Lay or lie? Conjunction, pronoun, predicate, or gerund? If such questions and terms leave you scratching your head, you need the hip and fun follow-up to NITTY-GRITTY GRAMMAR. With a new, easy-to-use alphabetical format and the same winning formula of wacky cartoons, off-the-wall examples, and catchy reminders, MORE... Read more >
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The Great Typo Hunt
The Great Typo Hunt
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307591081
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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: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $14.00

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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Write Right!
Write Right!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784186
Our Price: $9.99
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Write Right!
A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

In this age of electronic correspondence and self-produced documents, we need a useful and reliable writing guide more than ever. WRITE RIGHT! covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. The new edition of this classic handbook takes you through the entire writing process, from understanding the... Read more >
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Nitty-Gritty Grammar
Nitty-Gritty Grammar
Written by Hope Edith Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307785619
Our Price: $9.99
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Nitty-Gritty Grammar
A Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear Communication
Written by Hope Edith Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

With clear text, appealing cartoons, and a focus on common errors and how to correct them, this little volume is a real gem that should find a permanent place with companies, universities, and anyone seeking a user-friendly guide to style and usage.


From the Trade Paperback edition. 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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
Written by June Casagrande
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087407
Our Price: $14.00
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $14.00

Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin.
 
In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes... Read more >
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Script and Scribble
Script and Scribble
Written by Kitty Burns Florey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933633671
Our Price: $22.95
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Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $22.95

Steeped in the Palmer Method of Handwriting she learned in Catholic school, Kitty Burns Florey is a self-confessed “penmanship nut” who loves the act of taking pen to paper. So when she discovered that schools today forego handwriting drills in favor of teaching something called keyboarding, it gave her pause: “There... Read more >
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
Written by Ben Yagoda
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929318
Our Price: $11.99
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or Worse
Written by Ben Yagoda


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

What do you get when you mix nine parts of speech, one great writer, and generous dashes of insight, humor, and irreverence? One phenomenally entertaining language book.

In his waggish yet authoritative book, Ben Yagoda has managed to undo the dark work of legions of English teachers and libraries of dusty grammar... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
Written by Ben Yagoda
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767920780
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or Worse
Written by Ben Yagoda


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $13.99

What do you get when you mix nine parts of speech, one great writer, and generous dashes of insight, humor, and irreverence? One phenomenally entertaining language book.

In his waggish yet authoritative book, Ben Yagoda has managed to undo the dark work of legions of English teachers and libraries of dusty grammar... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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...

Read more >
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Um. . .
Um. . .
Written by Michael Erard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375425158
Our Price: $13.99
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Um. . .
Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
Written by Michael Erard


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $13.99

This original, entertaining, and surprising book investigates verbal blunders: what they are, what they say about those who make them, and how and why we've come to judge them.Um... is about how you really speak, and why it's normal for your everyday speech to be filled with errors—about one in every... Read more >
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
Written by Ben Yagoda
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767920773
Our Price: $21.95
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or Worse
Written by Ben Yagoda


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $21.95

What do you get when you mix nine parts of speech, one great writer, and generous dashes of insight, humor, and irreverence? One phenomenally entertaining language book.

In his waggish yet authoritative book, Ben Yagoda has managed to undo the dark work of legions of English teachers and libraries of dusty grammar...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
Written by Kitty Burns Florey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933633107
Our Price: $19.95
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Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

Once wildly popular in grammar schools across the country, sentence diagramming has fallen out of fashion. But are we that much worse for not knowing the word-mapping method?

Now, in this illustrated personal history that any language lover will adore, Kitty Burns Florey explores the rise and fall of sentence diagramming, including... Read more >
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The Pen Commandments
The Pen Commandments
Written by Steven Frank
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032297
Our Price: $15.00
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The Pen Commandments

Written by Steven Frank


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $15.00

   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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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