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Living Language French, Essential Edition
Living Language French, Essential Edition
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307478429
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Living Language French, Essential Edition
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 272 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $22.99

Learn a Language—Not Just Words. The Essential package is a unique, truly multi-media introduction to French that uses the Living Language Method™ to teach you to speak a new language, not just memorize vocabulary words.

Our method presents the language in a natural and systematic way, combining linguistic science and proven... Read more >
How to Speak Like a Pro
How to Speak Like a Pro
Written by Leon Fletcher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775627
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How to Speak Like a Pro

Written by Leon Fletcher


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

This book contains step-by-step strategies to help you develop both the confidence and skills necessary to become a good speaker, and features a handy "checklist" at teh end of each chapter.


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Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
Written by Don Gabor
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ISBN: 9780307756664
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Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
How to Overcome Nervousness, Speak-Up, and Speak Out in Any Social or Business S ituation
Written by Don Gabor


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $9.99

s much about "speaking in public" as it is about "public speaking, " Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy can help even the most shy person speak up and speak out in any business or social situation.


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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 >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
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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 >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780739377840
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 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 >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Pat Conroy
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307749208
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Pat Conroy


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $30.00

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 >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Pat Conroy
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307749215
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Pat Conroy


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.00

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 >
Censored 2011
Censored 2011
Edited by Mickey Huff, Peter Phillips and Project Censored, Illustrated by Khalil Bendib, Introduction by Kristina Borjesson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229200
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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: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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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Power in Words
The Stories behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer
Foreword by Theodore C. Sorenson


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

Whatever his ratings, Obama remains personally popular, widely acknowledged for his soaring oratory. His words were one of the lasting legacies of his presidential campaign and are proving to be among his most effective governing weapons.
 
In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh...

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Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580082228
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Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Write Well, Write Fast, and Whip the Competition
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

Leverage the power of effective writing
 
Be a Brilliant Business Writer gives you tools for mastering the art of persuasive writing in every document you create, from email and client letters to reports and presentations. Jane Curry and Diana Young will show you how to convey your message with clarity and power... Read more >
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Tokyo Vice
Tokyo Vice
Written by Jake Adelstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475299
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Tokyo Vice
An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan
Written by Jake Adelstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $15.95

A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist.
 
Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police Press Club, where for twelve years he covered the dark side of Japan: extortion, murder, human trafficking, fiscal... Read more >
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A Family of Readers
A Family of Readers
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632809
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A Family of Readers
The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Roger Sutton and Martha V. Parravano


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $22.00

Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors, illustrators, and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children—and nurturing their love of reading.

A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children. It’s divided into... Read more >
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The Last Speakers
The Last Speakers
Written by K. David Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426204616
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The Last Speakers
The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages
Written by K. David Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $27.00

Part travelogue and part scientist's notebook, The Last Speakers is the poignant chronicle of author K. David Harrison's expeditions around the world to meet with last speakers of vanishing languages. The speakers' eloquent reflections and candid photographs reveal little-known lifeways as well as revitalization efforts to teach disappearing languages to younger... Read more >
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Page Fright
Page Fright
Written by Harry Bruce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771017131
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Page Fright
Foibles and Fetishes of Famous Writers
Written by Harry Bruce


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $18.95

A witty round-up of writers' habits that includes all the big names, such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Hemingway
At public events readers always ask writers how they write. The process fascinates them. Now they have a very witty book that ranges around the world and throughout history to answer their questions. All... Read more >
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Poison Penmanship
Poison Penmanship
Written by Jessica Mitford, Preface by Jane Smiley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590173558
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Poison Penmanship
The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Written by Jessica Mitford
Preface by Jane Smiley


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
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...

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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Written by Adair Lara
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ISBN: 9781580084802
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
Written by Adair Lara


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $15.99

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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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Written by Adair Lara
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ISBN: 9781580086561
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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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Origins of the Specious
Origins of the Specious
Written by Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978100
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Origins of the Specious
Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language
Written by Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $15.00

Do you cringe when a talking head pronounces “niche” as NITCH? Do you get bent out of shape when your teenager begins a sentence with “and”? Do you think British spellings are more “civilised” than the American versions? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’re myth-informed. 

    In Origins... 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
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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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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
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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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The Writing Warrior
The Writing Warrior
Written by Laraine Herring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307960
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The Writing Warrior
Discovering the Courage to Free Your True Voice
Written by Laraine Herring


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.95

All writers are faced at some point with feelings of self-consciousness and self-doubt about their work. In this invaluable guide, Laraine Herring offers advice to writers who want to become more comfortable with their writing, face their inhibitions, and gain the confidence to release their true voice. Utilizing the breath, a... Read more >
Heat and Light
Heat and Light
Written by Mike Wallace and Beth Knobel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307464651
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Heat and Light
Advice for the Next Generation of Journalists
Written by Mike Wallace and Beth Knobel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $14.00

In Heat & Light, a legendary journalist and a journalism professor join forces to offer a one-of-a-kind guide for our next generation of great journalists.  Drawing on the authors' decades of experience at the top of the field and inspired directly by beginners’ most frequently asked questions, Heat & Light offers... Read more >
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Heat and Light
Heat and Light
Written by Mike Wallace and Beth Knobel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307464668
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Heat and Light
Advice for the Next Generation of Journalists
Written by Mike Wallace and Beth Knobel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $11.99

In Heat & Light, a legendary journalist and a journalism professor join forces to offer a one-of-a-kind guide for our next generation of great journalists.  Drawing on the authors' decades of experience at the top of the field and inspired directly by beginners’ most frequently asked questions, Heat & Light offers... Read more >
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Learn to Sign the Fun Way!
Learn to Sign the Fun Way!
Written by Penny Warner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557346
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Learn to Sign the Fun Way!
Let Your Fingers Do the Talking with Games, Puzzles, and Activities in American Sign Language
Written by Penny Warner


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $13.99

The perfect guide to signing for everyone!
Never before has learning to sign been so simple and so much fun! Whether you are a teacher or a parent, this lively self-guided book of American Sign Language (ASL) will quickly become your kids' new favorite teacher!
Learn to Sign the Fun Way goes beyond... Read more >
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