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The Elements of Style by William Strunk - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780205309023
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Published: Pearson - August 2nd, 1999

Make. Every. Word. Tell. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home: A Memoir by Natalie Goldberg - Book Review

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Published: Shambhala - June 5th, 2018

Goldberg taps into her friendships, spirituality, and vast life experience upon the discovery of a potentially deadly cancer. Recognizing her own mortality, she appreciates life with enhanced insight, and embraces her life, and those around her, with renewed vigor. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


The Book: An Homage by Burkhard Spinnen - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781567926071
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - November 1st, 2017

For Spinnen, a book is not words on a screen. Rather, it is tactile pleasure engaging sight and touch; an insignia of distinction in the bookshelf; a treasure sought in libraries and bookstores; a marker for a stage in life, proof of connection with the sentient world, and a talisman for the future. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Three Tips For Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Selecting a book is easy when it's something you're interested in. We gravitate toward that which appeals to us, and avoid that which does not. Sadly, this approach does not lend itself to a well-rounded perspective. Here are three tips for selecting something beyond your usual bibliographic fare. (Read more)

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Published: Touchstone - August 15th, 1972

Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language by Seth Lerer - Book Review

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Published: Columbia University Press - August 25th, 2015

Did you know that the way children mispronounce words can change our language? That lexicographers' lives are full of dramatic struggles? That you can kind of understand Old Norse? Whether you're just curious or a budding diachronic linguist, this book will bring you a new appreciation of the words we use every day. - Some bookseller who never sent in her rec tag, ugh, oh crap it's me...


English Is Not Easy: A Visual Guide to the Language by Luci Gutierrez - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781592409235
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Published: Avery - June 9th, 2015

I used this book in my ESL classroom. Full of amusing (adult!) illustrations alongside handy references for conjugation, grammar, idioms and insults, this book can make even the Future Perfect Continuous both understandable and enjoyable. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


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