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Adams, Michael (, Indiana University)
A passionate defense of slang, jargon, argot, and other forms of nonstandard English, this marvelous volume is full of amusing and even astonishing examples of all sorts of slang.

How To Write It

Anaxagorou, Anthony

Hype Machine Exaiie Tpb

Aral, Sinan
In this brilliant smart-thinking book about the power and influence of social media, Professor Sinan Aral shows how ‘hyper-socialisation’ has profoundly changed us.

The Art of Explanation : How to Communicate with Clarity and Confidence

Atkins, Ros
Do you worry about holding people's attention during presentations? Are you unsure where to start when faced with writing an essay or report? Are you preparing for an interview and wondering how to get all your points across?

Collected Prose

Auster, Paul
A collection of essays, prefaces and occasional pieces written by the author for magazines and newspapers. It includes subjects ranging from Walter Raleigh to Kafka; Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit; conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter; and World Trade Center catastrophe to his beloved New York City itself.

Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students

Bailey, Stephen
Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study.

Tricks Of The Trade -research

Becker, Howard S.
This guide to research methods covers four areas of social science: the creation of "imagery" to guide research; methods of "sampling" to generate maximum variety in the data; the development of "concepts" to organize findings; and "logical" methods of exploring the implications of the findings.

Write Now : A Practical Guide To Becoming A Writer

Beville, Kieran
Write Now!- A Guide to Becoming a Writer is a helpful book. It is practical and covers a lot of ground. It begins with self-analysis – with a view to discovering if you have the personal qualities needed to fulfil your ambition to become a published author.

Dear Maeve

Binchy, Maeve

Portable Creative Writing Workshop

Boran, Pat

Bad News

Brotherton, Rob
Psychologist Rob Brotherton asks how can we all be smarter consumers of news?

From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction

Butler, Robert Olen
Reimagines the process of writing as emotional rather than intellectual, and tells writers how to achieve the dreamspace necessary for composing honest, inspired fiction. The author offers useful insights into the nature of voice and shows how to experience fiction as a sensual, cinematic series of takes and scenes.