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  • The People Speakby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.99

    To celebrate the millionth copy sold of Howard Zinn's great People's History of the United States , Zinn drew on the words of Americans -- some famous, some little known -- across the range of American history. These words were read by a remarkable cast at an event held at the 92nd Street YMHA in New York City that included James Earl Jones, Alice... more...

  • Rewritingby Joseph Harris

    University Press of Colorado 2006; US$ 15.50

    What are the moves that an academic writer makes? How does writing as an intellectual change the way we work from sources? In Rewriting , a textbook for the undergraduate classroom, Joseph Harris draws the college writing student away from static ideas of thesis, support, and structure, and toward a more mature and dynamic understanding. Harris wants... more...

  • A Workbook for Argumentsby David R. Morrow; Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 22.95

    Quite simply, one of the best critical-thinking texts I have read. --Chris Jackson, Philosophy and Religion Program, Mt. Hood Community College, in Teaching Philosophy more...

  • A Rulebook for Argumentsby Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.95

    A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...

  • Better Writingby Travis J. Koll

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 20.99

    Using casual language and a straightforward approach, Better Writing: Beyond Periods and Commas provides students with an easy-to-read and effective guide for developing their writing skills. more...

  • Verbal Judo, Second Editionby PhD George J. Thompson

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    "When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that can help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation, whether you're talking to a boss, a spouse, or even a teenager. For more than a generation, Dr. George J. Thompson's essential... more...

  • The Craft of Research, Third Editionby Wayne C. Booth; Gregory G. Colomb; Joseph M. Williams

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00

    With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices.   Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their... more...

  • Analyze, Organize, Writeby Arthur Whimbey; Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification, and thesis support. These techniques force students... more...

  • Thank You for Arguingby Jay Heinrichs

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 15.00

    Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero?s three-step strategy for moving an audience to action—as well as Honest Abe?s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience?s expectations by pretending to be... more...

  • Writing with Sourcesby Gordon Harvey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 6.95

    Developed for Harvard University's Expository Writing Program, Writing with Sources describes the main principles and methods of integrating and citing sources in scholarly work, and provides cogent guidance on avoiding the misuse of sources. The second edition of Writing with Sources is updated throughout, and includes new material on the roles... more...