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Writing Nonfiction
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They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
by Gerald Graff
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The best-selling new composition book published in this century, in use at more than 1,000 schools, has essentially defined academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they... (read more)

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Grammar and Style
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LB Brief with Tabs
LB Brief with Tabs
by Little Brown
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This package contains the following components: -0205668976: MyWritingLab (12-month access) -0205751555: LB Brief with... (read more)

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Trivia
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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe
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From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure... (read more)

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The Total Outdoorsman Manual (Field & Stream)
The Total Outdoorsman Manual (Field & Stream)
by T Edward Nickens
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The Total Outdoorsman Manual is the ultimate guide book for the outdoors enthusiast, packed with hundreds of practical tips and techniques from T. Edward Nickens and the experts at Field and Stream magazine, that is guaranteed to improve your hunting... (read more)

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Test Guides
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The Official SAT Study Guide
The Official SAT Study Guide
by College Board
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The Official SAT Study Guide: Second Edition™ by The College Board features 10 official SAT® practice tests created by the test maker. With over 1,000 pages and more than 20 chapters, it's packed with the most up-to-date information... (read more)

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Reading
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What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
by Peter Mendelsund
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A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading — how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader. What do we see when we... (read more)

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General
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Arguably: Essays
Arguably: Essays
by Christopher Hitchens
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"All first-rate criticism first defines what we are confronting," the late, great jazz critic Whitney Balliett once wrote. By that measure, the essays of Christopher Hitchens are in the first tier. For nearly four decades, Hitchens has been telling us... (read more)

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Writing
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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott
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"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write [it] was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table... (read more)

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Curiosities of Literature: A Feast for Book Lovers
Curiosities of Literature: A Feast for Book Lovers
by John Sutherland
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When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature?Which author's heart was purportedly eaten by a cat? One of ourbest-known and best-loved literary critics turns his attention to themore bizarre areas of literature in this miscellany... (read more)

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Oxford American Dictionary
Oxford American Dictionary
by Oxford
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The one dictionary for americans who need to use their language well.... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Sunday,
April 19, 2015
Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
  1. Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
    by Mary Norris
  2. Can You Hear Me Now?
    by Kate Peters
  3. Soccer in Sun and Shadow
    by Eduardo Galeano
  4. The Official SAT Study Guide
    by College Board
  5. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
    by Anne Lamott
Original Essays | April 6, 2015

Mary Norris: IMG Voracious



In the summer of 2012, I got a contract for a book about language, based on my experiences of more than 30 years as a copy editor at The New Yorker.... Continue »
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