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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
by Ella Frances Sanders
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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... (read more)

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
by Mla
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The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for use in student writing, including simplified guidelines for citing works... (read more)

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Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
by Bryan A. Garner
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Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, this book authoritatively... (read more)

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Great Paragraphs (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
Great Paragraphs (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
by Keith S. Folse
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The Great Writing series uses clear explanations and extensive practical activities to help students write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each book contains a wide variety of writing models in carefully selected rhetorical styles that provide... (read more)

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Self-editing for Fiction Writers (2ND 04 Edition)
Self-editing for Fiction Writers (2ND 04 Edition)
by Renni Browne
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"A superb tutorial for anyone wanting to learn from pros how to polish fiction writing with panache."--"Library Journal."... (read more)

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Copyediting and Proofreading for Dummies (07 Edition)
Copyediting and Proofreading for Dummies (07 Edition)
by Suzanne Gilad
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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps... (read more)

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How to Read Classical Tibetan: Buddhist Tenets
How to Read Classical Tibetan: Buddhist Tenets
by Craig Preston
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How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume Two: Buddhist Tenets continues Craig Preston's groundbreaking series of self-study materials designed for students learning to read Classical Tibetan on their own. This book serves a dual purpose: the student learns... (read more)

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
by Carol Fisher Saller
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Each year writers and editors submit over three thousand grammar and style questions to the Q&A page at The Chicago Manual of Style Online. Some are arcane, some simply hilarious—and one editor, Carol Fisher Saller, reads every single one... (read more)

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Editors on Editing (3RD 93 Edition)
Editors on Editing (3RD 93 Edition)
by Gerald C. Gross
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Since 1962 Editors on Editing has been an indispensable guide for editors, would-be editors, and especially writers who want to understand the publishing process. Written by Americas most distinguished editors, these 38 essays will teach, inform, and... (read more)

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Elements of Legal Style (2ND 02 Edition)
Elements of Legal Style (2ND 02 Edition)
by Bryan A. Garner
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When Bryan A. Garner's award-winning Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage appeared in 1987, it was widely acclaimed throughout the English-speaking world. Just in the U.S., Harvard Law Review called it "an authoritative guide" that "all legal writers will... (read more)

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Copyeditors Handbook 2ND Edition Guide for Book Publis
Copyeditors Handbook 2ND Edition Guide for Book Publis
by Amy Einsohn
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PRAISE FOR THE... (read more)

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The Christian Writer's Manual of Style: Updated and Expanded Edition
The Christian Writer's Manual of Style: Updated and Expanded Edition
by Robert Hudson
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A revised edition of a handbook for Christian writers from Zondervan.... (read more)

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A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguisitics)
A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguisitics)
by Wallace M. Erwin
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A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic is the only volume of its kind, reflecting Iraqi Arabic as spoken by educated Muslims in Baghdad. With all the Arabic transcribed, it is written for beginners as well as Arabic speakers wanting to learn the... (read more)

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The Lifespan of a Fact
The Lifespan of a Fact
by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal
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Though listed as a reference book, The Lifespan of a Fact is really a heated and often hilarious battle between essayist John D'Agata and his fact checker at the Believer, Jim Fingal. John's flippant responses frustrate Jim so much that he retaliates by,... (read more)

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Reflections on Translation
Reflections on Translation
by Susan Bassnett
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This collection of essays brings together a decade of writings on translation by leading international translation studies expert, Susan Bassnett. The essays cover a range of topics and will be useful to anyone with an interest in how different cultures... (read more)

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Translator Self Training Spanish 2ND Edition
Translator Self Training Spanish 2ND Edition
by Morry Sofer
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The translater-in-training is guided through various areas of technical translation, from business and finance to law, medicine, and the media. This series offers the next and final step toward becoming a successful professional translator.... (read more)

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Copyediting: A Practical Guide
Copyediting: A Practical Guide
by Karen Judd
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Filled with sound, practical advice, this book is a must if you wish to become an effective copyeditor. In addition to being a comprehensive guide to the "real world" of copyediting and publishing, sections on diction and style answer practical questions... (read more)

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Translator Self-Training Italian: A Practical Course in Technical Translation with CDROM (Translators Self-Training)
Translator Self-Training Italian: A Practical Course in Technical Translation with CDROM (Translators Self-Training)
by Morry Sofer
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Designed to improve translation skills in leading languages, this self-training course consists of assignments in legal, medical, business and other technical and semi-technical subjects, with instructions and notes accompanied by sample translations of... (read more)

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French for Le Snob: Adding Panache to Your Everyday Conversations
French for Le Snob: Adding Panache to Your Everyday Conversations
by Yvette Reche
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French for Le Snob is written for sophisticated English speakers who enjoy being in the limelight as they tittle-tattle about la femme fatale, la belle brunette, l'enfant terrible, and la crème de la crème, while drinking a caf&... (read more)

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Translation, History & Culture
Translation, History & Culture
by Susan Bassnett
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This varied collection of essays represents the differing strands of work currently being undertaken in the exciting new field of Translation Studies and reflects a shift of emphasis away from a more descriptive form of translation towards the idea that... (read more)

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