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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:978-0-241-95771-4
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

What is the secret of good prose? Does it matter in an age of digital media? In this witty, mind-expanding book about the art and science of writing well, Steven Pinker shows that good style isn't just about rules - it's about empathy, coherence and adding beauty to the world. 'Witty, direct and idiosyncratic . . . often laugh-out-loud funny . . . refreshingly uncensorious . . . It helps enormously that he is such a beautiful stylist himself.' Paula Byrne, 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):13 x 19.8 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.276 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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