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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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The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life
by Andy Miller
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An editor and writer's vivaciously entertaining, and often moving, chronicle of his year-long adventure with fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones) — a true story about reading that reminds us why we should all make time in our lives for... (read more)

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Everything's an Argument
Everything's an Argument
by Andrea A. Lunsford
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This best-selling brief text shows students how to analyze all kinds of argument — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, cars, ads, and even website designs — and then how to use what they learn to write effective... (read more)

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How to Read a Book
How to Read a Book
by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
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How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated. You are told... (read more)

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Everything's an Argument : With Readings (6TH 13 Edition)
Everything's an Argument : With Readings (6TH 13 Edition)
by Andrea A. Lunsford
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This best-selling combination argument text and thematically organized reader shows students how to analyze all kinds of arguments — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, smartphone apps, ads, and Web site designs — and then... (read more)

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The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
by A. J. Jacobs
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33,000 PAGES 44 MILLION WORDS 10 BILLION YEARS OF HISTORY 1 OBSESSED MAN Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs's hilarious, enlightening, and seemingly impossible quest to read the... (read more)

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Read-aloud Handbook ((7TH)13 Edition)
Read-aloud Handbook ((7TH)13 Edition)
by Jim Trelease
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and#160;A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to childrenandmdash;revised and updated Recommended by andldquo;Dear Abbyandrdquo;, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of... (read more)

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Models for Writers (11TH 12 - Old Edition)
Models for Writers (11TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Alfred Rosa
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Its a simple, best-selling combination that has worked for thousands of students — short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models for Writers continues to offer thought-provoking selections organized to demonstrate... (read more)

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Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
by Anne Fadiman
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Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill, whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday, and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota... (read more)

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In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
by Judith Kitchen
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Something is going on out there. Almost simultaneously, many of our finest writers are experimenting with a new nonfiction form: brief pieces that are literary and personal rather than informational, complete in themselves, and short--very short... (read more)

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Writer's Presence : a Pool of Readings (7TH 12 - Old Edition)
Writer's Presence : a Pool of Readings (7TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Donald Mcquade
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By scouring hundreds of essays in search of the best writing available, the editors of The Writers Presence have once again collected teachable readings by great writers, showcasing distinctive voices and clear points of view. The result is a blend of... (read more)

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Rereading America (9TH 13 Edition)
Rereading America (9TH 13 Edition)
by Gary Colombo
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Rereading America remains the most widely adopted book of its kind because of its unique approach to the issue of cultural diversity. Unlike other multicultural composition readers that settle for representing the plurality of American voices and... (read more)

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The Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading
The Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading
by Jessie Wise
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Too many of today's parents watch their children struggle with early reading skills and don't know how to help. This simple, direct, scripted guide to teaching reading supplies parents with a clear, direct phonics program that gives them the know-how and... (read more)

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Bridging the Gap: College Reading-text Only (11TH 14 Edition)
Bridging the Gap: College Reading-text Only (11TH 14 Edition)
by Brenda Deutsch Smith
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Critical Reading, Critical Thinking (4TH 12 Edition)
Critical Reading, Critical Thinking (4TH 12 Edition)
by Richard Pirozzi
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Reader's Choice (5TH 08 Edition)
Reader's Choice (5TH 08 Edition)
by Sandra Silberstein
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            Reader's Choice is among the world's best loved and most successful ESL/EFL textbooks for the teaching of academic skills. Based on the theory that proficient reading requires the... (read more)

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Reading the World: Ideas That Matter
Reading the World: Ideas That Matter
by Michael Austin
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'From Lao Tzu to Aristotle, Charles Darwin to Jomo Kenyatta, Reading the Worldis a collection of 79 texts by some of the world\'s great thinkers. And because ideas have long been expressed visually as well as verbally, the collection includes 15 drawings,... (read more)

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Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
by Diane Schmitt
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  Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List is a research-based vocabulary textbook that gives high-intermediate to advanced students the advantage they need to succeed in academic environments. Through excerpts from college texts and... (read more)

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Weaving It Together, Book 3 (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
Weaving It Together, Book 3 (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
by Milada Broukal
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Weaving It Together connects high-interest readings with clear writing activities. Learners build both reading and writing skills through understanding relevant readings and confidently expressing concepts and ideas in carefully structured writing... (read more)

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Reading in the Brain (10 Edition)
Reading in the Brain (10 Edition)
by Stanislas Dehaene
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"Brings together the cognitive, the cultural, and the neurological in an elegant, compelling narrative. A revelatory work." -Oliver Sacks, M.D. The act of reading is so easily taken for granted that we forget what an astounding feat it is. How can a few... (read more)

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