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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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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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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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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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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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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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Easywriter with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates: A Pocket Reference
Easywriter with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates: A Pocket Reference
by Andrea A Lunsford
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. All writers make choices — and better choices get better results. EasyWriter distills Andrea Lunsfords teaching and research into the essentials that... (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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The Writing Life
The Writing Life
by Annie Dillard
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A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer’s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a short... (read more)

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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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Writers Reference 7e
Writers Reference 7e
by Diana Hacker
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Writing Dialogue
Writing Dialogue
by Tom Chiarella
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Whether you're writing an argument, a love scene, a powwow among sixth graders or scientists in a lab, this book demonstrates how to write dialogue that sounds authentic and original. You'll learn ways to find ideas for literary discussions by tuning in... (read more)

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Writing to Change the World
Writing to Change the World
by Mary Pipher
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world. Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them... (read more)

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The Writer's Notebook: Craft Essays from Tin House
The Writer's Notebook: Craft Essays from Tin House
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The Writer's Notebook compiles the best craft seminars in the history of the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop, along with a variety of craft essays from some of Tin House's favorite writers. The cast of deeply respected poets and prose writers explore... (read more)

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The Practical Writer: From Inspiration to Publication
The Practical Writer: From Inspiration to Publication
by Therese Eiben
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One of the most respected magazines for writers presents the definitive book on the writing profession. An essential volume from an organization renowned for providing reliable advice, "The Practical Writer" is filled with valuable information that will... (read more)

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New Fowlers Modern English Usage 3RD Edition
New Fowlers Modern English Usage 3RD Edition
by Fowler
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First published in 1926, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage is one of the most celebrated reference books of the twentieth century. Commonly known as "Fowler," after its inimitable author, H.W. Fowler, it has sold more than a million copies and... (read more)

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Words Overflown by Stars: Creative Writing Instruction and Insight from the Vermont College MFA Program
Words Overflown by Stars: Creative Writing Instruction and Insight from the Vermont College MFA Program
by David Jauss
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Your entrance into one of America's foremost creative writing programs Featuring instruction from past and present faculty members of the acclaimed M.F.A. in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, including Mark Doty, Douglas Glover, Robin... (read more)

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On Writing
On Writing
by Stephen King
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"In On Writing, Stephen King celebrates his influences, shares his first attempts at writing, sheds new light on some of his own books, reveals his process, offers his advice, and relates in vivid detail the story of the 1999 roadside accident that... (read more)

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Your Life as Story: Discovering the "New Autobiography" and Writing Memoir as Literature
Your Life as Story: Discovering the "New Autobiography" and Writing Memoir as Literature
by Tristine Rainer
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In Your Life As Story, autobiography expert Tristine Rainer explains how we can all find the important messages in our lives. Like Mary Karr or Frank McCourt, we can shape those stories into dramatic narratives that are compelling to others. Blending... (read more)

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
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