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  • Mortal Syntaxby June Casagrande

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 14.00

    The only fun, friendly, and surefire defense against the grammar snobs Having already made a name for herself with Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies , now in its fifth printing, June Casagrande returns with Mortal Syntax , taking on the 101 most frequently attacked usage choices. Dedicating one short chapter to each, Casagrande brings her... more...

  • Fiske WordPowerby Edward B. Fiske; Jane Mallison; Margery Mandell

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 9.95

    The most effective system for building vocabulary. more...

  • The Noun Phrase in Ancient Greekby S J Bakker

    BRILL 2009; US$ 159.00

    On the basis of a functional analysis of the order and articulation of noun phrase constituents in Herodotus, this book tries to answer the question as to which factors determine word order variation in the Greek NP. more...

  • Grammar for Smart Peopleby Barry Tarshis

    Pocket Books 2009; US$ 14.99

    Good grammar is essential for effective communication. Yet many of us are plagued by the same nagging question: If I'm so smart why does grammar make me feel so dumb? Grammar For Smart People can help. Here at last, is a lively, user-friendly guide that zeroes in on the areas that give everyone the most trouble, and it does it with an advantage... more...

  • 2010by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    Up-to-date information on more than 8,000 institutions and some 14,000 persons in public life in North Rhine-Westphalia: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums,... more...

  • The Miracle of Languageby Richard Lederer

    Pocket Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Master verbalist Richard Lederer, America's "Wizard of Idiom" (Denver Post), presents a love letter to the most glorious of human achievements... Welcome to Richard Lederer's beguiling celebration of language -- of our ability to utter, write, and receive words. No purists need stop here. Mr. Lederer is no linguistic sheriff organizing posses... more...

  • On Speaking Wellby Peggy Noonan

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    For anyone who fears the thought of writing and giving a speech--be it to business associates, or at a wedding--help is at hand. Acclaimed presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan shares her secrets to becoming a confidence, persuasive speaker demystifying topics including: Finding you own authentic voice Developing a text that interest you... more...

  • The Bride of Anguished Englishby Richard Lederer

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 18.99

    For years wordsmith and punster Richard Lederer has charmed and delighted fans with his bestselling "Anguished English" series. In his funniest book yet, readers will again cherish the author's latest chronicle of the goofs and gaffes and fluffs and flubs of our anguished language. And the best part? Everything in here actually occurred! Nothing... more...

  • Translation Studies: An Interdisciplineby Mary Snell-Hornby; Franz Pöchhacker; Klaus Kaindl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 195.00

    A selection of 44 papers out of the 163 presented at the Translation Studies Congress, which was held in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Institut für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer Ausbildung in Vienna, shows how translation studies is moving away from purely linguistic analysis into LSP, psychology, cognition, and cultural orientations.... more...

  • Libraries and Information Centres in Hong Kongby Julia L.Y. Chan; Angela S.W. Yan; Lai-bing Kan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 112.00

    The main body of the directory consists of a single alphabetic sequence of entries for the various institutions, with a classified section at the end. Each entry contains detailed information such as the address, person in charge, opening hours, services provided, funds available, stock, loan and reader statistics, catalogue type, and extension activities... more...