Reference & Language Books - Rhetoric

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Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers Cover Image
By Natalie Eve Garrett (Editor), Anthony Doerr (Contribution by), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Contribution by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781936787791
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 29th, 2019

"Eat Joy is the most lovely food essay book... This is the perfect gift." --Joy Wilson (Joy the Baker)

Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by Martha Stewart Living

"Magnificent illustrations add spirit to recipes and heartfelt narratives. Plan to buy two copies--one for you and one for your best foodie friend." --Taste of Home


Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing Cover Image
By Jay McInerney (Editor)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147790
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Published: Grove Press - November 19th, 2019

In this richly literary anthology, Jay McInerney--bestselling novelist and acclaimed wine columnist for Town & Country, Wall Street Journal, and House and Garden--selects over twenty pieces of memorable fiction and nonfiction about the making, selling, and of course, drinking of fine wine.

Including excerpts from novels, short fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction,


Murder Your Darlings: And Other Gentle Writing Advice from Aristotle to Zinsser Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316481885
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - January 21st, 2020

From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White.


When Words Trump Politics: Resisting a Hostile Regime of Language Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781503610798
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Published: Stanford Briefs - October 1st, 2019

Trumpism has not only ushered in a new political regime, but also a new regime of language-one that cries out for intelligent and informed analysis. When Words Trump Politics takes insights from linguistic anthropology and related fields to decode, understand, and ultimately provide non-expert readers with easily digestible tools to resist the politics of division and hate.


Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393357592
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 29th, 2019

Entertaining, illuminating, and entirely unique, Wit’s End “convey[s] the power of wit to refresh the mind” (Henry Hitchings, Wall Street Journal).


On Becoming Neighbors: The Communication Ethics of Fred Rogers (Composition, Literacy, and Culture) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780822945901
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 29th, 2019

Fred Rogers is an American cultural and media icon, whose children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, ran for more than thirty years (1967-2001) on the Public Broadcasting System. In this highly original book, communication scholar Alexandra C.


The Not Terribly Good Book of Heroic Failures Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780571352890
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Published: Faber & Faber - December 17th, 2019

All successful people are the same (you know, drive, will to win, determination) - it's just too dull to contemplate. But everyone who messes up big time does so in a way that is completely individual.

Step forward the fifty Mexican convicts who dug an escape tunnel out of their jail and came up in the courtroom before the judge who sentenced them.


What Images Really Tell Us: Visual Rhetoric in Art, Graphic Design, and Advertising Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9788417656041
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Published: Hoaki - October 15th, 2019

How do images hold and convey meaning? How do we understand them? What are they trying to say? How do they persuade and influence us? The author writes a complete account analyzing the meaning and construction of images, throughout history to present times, from the point of view of visual rhetoric.


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