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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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The Zombie Survival Guide Deck
The Zombie Survival Guide Deck
Written by Max Brooks
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780307406453
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The Zombie Survival Guide Deck
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Non-traditional book, 100 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2008
Price: $13.95

The dead walk among us. This flashcard deck was created to provide private citizens – people with limited time and resources – with an emergency crash course in basic zombie survival techniques. Organized by theme, this deck includes commonsense advice that will be your first asset in a moment of panic:

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1000 Most Important Words
1000 Most Important Words
Written by Norman W. Schur
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345298638
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1000 Most Important Words

Written by Norman W. Schur


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1982
Price: $6.99

Based on the contention that we do not utillize speech to its fullest extent, this guide is an essential aide to unlocking our "passive" vocabularies and developing a keener appreciation of the richness of language.

Indispensable For Writers, Speakers, Teachers!
-- Enrich your vocabulary
-- Express yourself clearly -- and beautifully
-- Fun and easy... Read more >
The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
Edited by Joanna Karaplis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771095856
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition

Edited by Joanna Karaplis


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $23.95

The essential guide for freelance writers, now completely updated and revised.

The Canadian Writer's Market
is the authority on who publishes what and how best to bring your work to their attention. It offers practical advice on everything from manuscript preparation to copyright law, from information on pay rates to writers' workshops... Read more >
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Provence in Ten Easy Lessons
Provence in Ten Easy Lessons
Written by Peter Mayle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804172202
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Provence in Ten Easy Lessons

Written by Peter Mayle


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

No one knows Provence like beloved author Peter Mayle, and in this delightful collection—adapted from Provence A-Z: A Francophile’s Essential Handbook—he distills his decades of living in France into ten essential lessons for visitors. Abandoning the well-trodden “best of” routes that can be found in any tourist guide, Mayle... Read more >
A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436223
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

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The Philosopher's Handbook
The Philosopher's Handbook
Edited by Stanley Rosen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375720116
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The Philosopher's Handbook
Essential Readings from Plato to Kant
Edited by Stanley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $17.00

An ideal introduction for the casual reader and a beneficial reference for the student, The Philosopher's Handbook features the writings of some of the world's most influential philosophers. Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of... Read more >
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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
Written by Stephen Koch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375755583
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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
A Guide to the Craft of Fiction
Written by Stephen Koch


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2003
Price: $16.00

“Make [your] characters want something right away—even if it’s only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time.” —Kurt Vonnegut

“‘The cat sat on the mat’ is not the beginning of a story, but ‘the cat sat on the... 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: eBook
ISBN: 9781580083782
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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: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $11.99

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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Random House German-English English-German Dictionary
Random House German-English English-German Dictionary
Written by Anne Dahl
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345414397
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Random House German-English English-German Dictionary
Second Edition
Written by Anne Dahl


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: June 29, 1997
Price: $5.99

RANDOM HOUSE GERMAN-ENGLISH ENGLISH-GERMAN DICTIONARY
RELIABLE, DETAILED, AND UP-TO-DATE


More than 60,000 entries, including the most common meanings
Two sections, German-English and English-German
All entries, from A to Z, in a single alphabetical listing
American English spellings and vocabulary
Hundreds of new words, including byte, CD-Spieler, Europaparlament, and Informatile
Grammatical information
Pronunciation clearly explained


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