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  • 2008by Historische Kommission des Börsenvereins; Björn Biester

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 190.26

    The Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesen contains academic articles and source editions, and covers all subjects connected with books and their history. Besides reviews, vol. 63 contains the following articles: Duntze, Oliver: Das Titelblatt in Augsburg: Der Einleitungsholzschnitt als Vorstufe und Alternative zum Titelblatt Herz, Randall:... more...

  • Who's Writing This?by Dan Halpern

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    Who is really controlling the pen? Editor Daniel Halpern was profoundly curious about the creative process?so he asked fifty-five world-renowned writers to briefly muse on "the fictional persona behind the scenes," the alter(ed) ego who takes over when there is true literary work to be done. And the writers responded in a myriad of ways. Margaret... more...

  • Cambridge Piecesby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Cambridge Pieces (1858) is a collection of essays and poetry by Samuel Butler written during his years at Cambridge. They were initially published in the Eagle Magazine. The collection contains a variety of essays on different subjects, including his translation and literary activities, his trip to the Continent, and his early life experiences. On... more...

  • 2009 Writer's Market Articlesby Robert Brewer

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 29.99 US$ 26.99

    For 88 years, Writer's Market has given fiction and nonfiction writers the information they need to sell their work–from completely up-to-date listings to exclusive interviews with successful writers. The 2009 edition provides all this and more with over 3,500 listings for book publishers, magazines and literary agents, in addition to a completely... more...

  • Hookedby Les Edgerton

    F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.99 US$ 13.49

    The road to rejection is paved with bad beginnings. Agents and editors agree: Improper story beginnings are the single biggest barrier to publication. Why? If a novel or short story has a bad beginning, then no one will keep reading. It's just that simple. In Hooked , author Les Edgerton draws on his experience as a successful fiction writer and... more...

  • Traditions of Writing Researchby CHARLES BAZERMAN; Robert Krut; KAREN LUNSFORD; Susan McLeod; Suzie Null; Paul Rogers; Amanda Stansell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Traditions of Writing Research  reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection... more...

  • Handbook for Academic Authorsby Beth Luey

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    This fifth edition has been revised to reflect the impact of digital technology on authorship and publishing. more...

  • Opening the Black Box of Editorshipby Yehuda Baruch; Alison M. Konrad; Herman Aguinis; William H. Starbuck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Understanding the roles of editors, and the processes of editorship in knowledge dissemination, are highly relevant issues for most scholars. Written by leading scholars with strong editorial experience, this book will serve as a guide for editors and scholars wishing to become editors in management and behavioural sciences. more...

  • The Elements of Mystery Fictionby William G. Tapply

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whodunit has guided and inspired mystery writers - veterans as well as beginners - for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial ''elements'' of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish... more...

  • The Art of Fictionby John Gardner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers?and will continue to do so for many years to come.     John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses... more...