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Elements of Style
Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White
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You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of... (read more)

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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, They Say / I Say has essentially defined academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others... (read more)

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition
by American Psychological Association
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The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the... (read more)

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On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life
On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life
by Skip Downing
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The concise length, tight focus, and emphasis on self-development are keys to this text's appeal. Written in a positive, motivational style, On Course empowers students with tools they need to take charge of their success in college and life. Downing's... (read more)

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1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know: Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start (1001 Things)
1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know: Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start (1001 Things)
by Harry H. Harrison Jr.
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Harrison's latest dose of trademark wit and wisdom provides practical advice ranging from class enrollment and living on campus to study habits and more, that every student--and parent--can benefit from.... (read more)

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Webster's New World College Dictionary, Indexed (Webster's New World)
Webster's New World College Dictionary, Indexed (Webster's New World)
by Websters
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THE MOST USEFUL AND AUTHORITATIVE DICTIONARY YOU CAN OWN–OVER 163,000 ENTRIES Selected by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice. Up-to-Date Entries for... (read more)

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Lb Brief : Little Brown Handbook, Brief (SP) (5TH 14 Edition)
Lb Brief : Little Brown Handbook, Brief (SP) (5TH 14 Edition)
by Jane E. Aaron
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LB Brief offers the authority and currency of its best-selling parent, The Little, Brown Handbook, in two briefer, spiral-bound formats (one with tabs and one without tabs) at affordable prices. As in its previous edition, LB Brief provides students of... (read more)

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Situation and the Story : the Art of Personal Narrative (01 Edition)
Situation and the Story : the Art of Personal Narrative (01 Edition)
by Vivian Gornick
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A guide to the art of personal writing, by the author of Fierce Attachments and The End of the Novel of Love All narrative writing must pull from the raw material of life a tale that will shape experience, transform event, deliver a bit of wisdom. In a... (read more)

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On Bullshit
On Bullshit
by Harry G. Frankfurt
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Lying is a craft, but bullshitting is an art. "Hence the familiar notion of the 'bullshit artist,'" moral philosopher Harry Frankfurt reminds us in this fun, erudite treatise. On Bullshit surely ranks as one of the best gift books to come along in quite... (read more)

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The Elements of Style
The Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White and Maira Kalman
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The classic bible of grammar and clear writing, illustrated with the delightful art of Maira Kalman. A must-have and a great gift.... (read more)

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Poet's Companion : a Guide To the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (97 Edition)
Poet's Companion : a Guide To the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (97 Edition)
by Kim Addonizio
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In this fortuitous collaboration, two spirited poets, themselves teachers of poetry, offer guidance to aspiring beginners and those who have already published. Brief essays on the elements of poetry, technique, and suggested subjects for writing are each... (read more)

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Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
by Webster
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A completely revised and updated edition of this best selling language reference is now available. COvers the core vocabulary of everyday life with over 75,000 clear, concise definitions. Inlcudes pronunciations, word origins and synonym lists. Special... (read more)

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Children's Dictionary - Scholastic - Revised (07 Edition)
Children's Dictionary - Scholastic - Revised (07 Edition)
by Scholastic
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More than 50 new entries and 16 new pages of backmatter make the updated Scholastic Children's Dictionary the best choice in children's dictionaries. The Scholastic Children's Dictionary has been revised and updated for the first time in five years. The... (read more)

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A Poetry Handbook
A Poetry Handbook
by Mary Oliver
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I bought A Poetry Handbook when I entered my first poetry-writing class as an undergrad. My professor was a notorious curmudgeon who didn't spare anyone's feelings and expected each progressive class in the term "to separate the sheep from the goats." I... (read more)

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Writing As a Way of Healing : How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives (99 Edition)
Writing As a Way of Healing : How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives (99 Edition)
by Louise A. Desalvo
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In this inspiring book, based on her twenty years of research, highly acclaimed author and teacher Louise DeSalvo reveals the healing power of writing. DeSalvo shows how anyone can use writing as a way to heal the emotional and physical wounds that are... (read more)

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On Course (7TH 14 Edition)
On Course (7TH 14 Edition)
by Downing
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through distinctive guided journal entries, Skip Downing encourages students to explore... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
by Laurie G Kirszner
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Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students... (read more)

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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
by Merriam-Webster
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A high-quality, economical language reference covering the core vocabulary of everyday life. -- Over 70,000 clear, concise definitions -- Includes pronunciations, word origins, and synonym lists -- Special sections and... (read more)

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Writing Tools : 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (06 Edition)
Writing Tools : 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (06 Edition)
by Roy Peter Clark
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One of America's most influential writing teachers offers a toolbox from which writers of all kinds can draw practical inspiration. Writing is a craft you can learn, says Roy Peter Clark. You need tools, not rules. His book distills decades of experience... (read more)

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Writing for the Fashion Business (08 Edition)
Writing for the Fashion Business (08 Edition)
by Kristen Swanson
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Writing for the Fashion Business is an exciting and engaging textbook that presents effective writing techniques geared specifically for the fashion industry. This text fills the gap between general writing classes and upper-level fashion courses that... (read more)

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