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The Sense of Style

The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Sense of Style( )
Author: Pinker, Steven
ISBN:978-0-241-18002-0
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Allen Lane
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this funny, thoughtful book about the modern art of writing, Steven Pinker shows us why we all need a sense of style.

More than ever before, the currency of our social and cultural lives is the written word, from Twitter and texting to blogs, e-readers and old-fashioned books. But most style guides fail to prepare people for the challenges of writing in the...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Grammar & Punctuation
Language Arts & Disciplines / Style Manuals
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 23 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.49 Kilograms
Author Biography
Pinker, Steven (Author)
Steven Pinker is an authority on language and the mind. He is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




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