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  • How To Write Crime Fictionby Sarah Williams

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of all the different kinds of crime fiction, with examples from successful contemporary writers in each of the different genres, and clear explanations and exercises to help the beginning writer hone their craft, and discover the kind of crime fiction, the plots, the themes, the language, that work best... more...

  • The Handbook of Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    The Handbook of Speech Production is the first reference work to provide an overview of this burgeoning area of study. Twenty-four chapters written by an international team of authors examine issues in speech planning, motor control, the physical aspects of speech production, and external factors that impact speech production. Contributions bring... more...

  • Love and Other Ways of Dyingby Michael Paterniti

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.   Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described as ?humane, devastating,... more...

  • Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonightby Alexandra Fuller

    Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 13.63

    How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a country depends on whether or not you can leave it, if you have to. As the daughter of white settlers in war-torn 1970s Rhodesia, Alexandra Fuller remembers a time when a schoolgirl was as likely to carry a shotgun as a satchel. This is her story... more...

  • The Woman Warriorby Maxine Hong Kingston

    Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 13.63

    When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen. Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily woman... more...

  • The Story of Australian Englishby Kel Richards

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    The English language arrived in Australia with the first motley bunch of European settlers on 26 January 1788. Today there is clearly a distinctive Australian regional dialect with its own place among the global family of ‘Englishes’. How did this come about? Where did the distinctive pattern, accent, and verbal inventions that make up Aussie... more...

  • Dispatchesby Michael Herr

    Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 13.63

    We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality. Our machine was devastating. And versatile. It could do everything but stop. Michael Herr went to Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire . He returned to tell the real story in all its hallucinatory madness and brutality, cutting to the quick of... more...

  • One Day in the Life of the English Languageby Frank L. Cioffi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Generations of student writers have been subjected to usage handbooks that proclaim, ?This is the correct form. Learn it??books that lay out a grammar, but don?t inspire students to use it. By contrast, this antihandbook handbook, presenting some three hundred sentences drawn from the printed works of a single, typical day in the life of the language?December... more...

  • Mastering Technical Communication Skillsby Peter Wide

    Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 49.95

    This handbook provides students with the communication skills they will need to further their careers. It provides self-assessments, a structure for planning, and the skills required for starting a career. The handbook highlights the main issues that have to be taken in consideration when planning a career. More essentially, it provides directions... more...

  • Learning Latin and Greek from Antiquity to the Presentby Elizabeth P. Archibald; William Brockliss; Jonathan Gnoza

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    Provides a unique overview of the complete histories of Latin and Greek as second languages. more...