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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines
How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines
by Thomas C. Foster
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What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface — a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or... (read more)

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On Writing
On Writing
by Stephen King
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"Long live the King," hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the publication of Stephen King's On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft,... (read more)

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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... (read more)

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How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
by Paul J Silvia
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All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. In this... (read more)

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A Pocket Style Manual with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates
A Pocket Style Manual with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates
by Diana Hacker
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. The first of its kind, A Pocket Style Manual continues to help student writers get answers to their writing and research questions. Its concise and straightforward... (read more)

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To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction
To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction
by Phillip Lopate
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Distinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as “one of our best personal essayists” (Dallas Morning News). Here, combining more than forty years of lessons... (read more)

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
by Lynne Truss
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In 2002 Lynne Truss presented Cutting a Dash, a well-received BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation, which led to the writing of Eats, Shoots and Leaves. The book became a runaway success in the UK, hitting number one on the bestseller lists and... (read more)

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Making of a Poem: a Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (00 Edition)
Making of a Poem: a Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (00 Edition)
by Mark Strand
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Two beloved and esteemed poets have collaborated on this intimate and useful anthology illuminating the history, practice, and wonder of our most elusive art. Intended for all those who love poetry, including teachers, readers, writers, and students, The... (read more)

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The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success
The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success
by Lawrence A Machi
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Machi and McEvoy have crafted a guide that is absolutely elegant in its simplicity. The writers take the reader from the simple to the complex in an extremely well-written, logical sequence of bite-sized steps. This is the most useful guide to writing a... (read more)

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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
by William Zinsser
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On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e... (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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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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On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
by William K Zinsser
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On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e... (read more)

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A Room of One's Own
A Room of One's Own
by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf's landmark inquiry into women's role in society   In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister—a sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, and equal in genius, but whose legacy is radically... (read more)

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Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by John C Bean
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"Engaging Ideas surprised me. I didn't expect to like it, but I really did. I didn't expect to find so much in it that would cause me to pause and reflect on my own practices as a teacher, but this is exactly what happened repeatedly. I didn't expect to... (read more)

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Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
by Ammon Shea
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An obsessive word lover's account of reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, hailed as "the Super Size Me of lexicography." "I'm reading the OED so you don't have to," says Ammon Shea on his slightly masochistic journey to scale the word lover's... (read more)

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They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein and Russel Durst
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In addition to explaining the basic moves, this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing. Now available in two versions, with and without an anthology of 32 readings.... (read more)

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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™ 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 students need to get... (read more)

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The Book of Answers
The Book of Answers
by Carol Bolt
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Should you ask your boss for a raise Call that cute guy you met at a party Sell your Yahoo! stock Tell your best friend her boyfriend's cheating on her Wouldn't it be nice to have a handy method of handling some of life's more pressing dilemmas The... (read more)

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (P.S.)
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (P.S.)
by Francine Prose
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Reading Like a Writer is a treasure chest. You can crack it open at any chapter and come away enriched. Prose is one of the best teachers around, and for the price of a paperback, you are getting an Ivy League education in writing. For people who love... (read more)

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