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Essential titles for your writing bookshelf

Choose The Right Word

This new book on English usage is complete with its seventy test-yourself questions. It examines most of the ...

13/11/2012

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Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

The dictionary is strong on quotes from current or recent politicians, but opinion formers of previous ages also ...

05/09/2012

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Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Now in paperback this complete dictionary includes all the words you will ever need for ordinary everyday use ...

12/07/2012

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Oxford Paperback Thesaurus

The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus lists over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms, so it includes all the words your are ...

12/07/2012

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The Life of Slang

This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet. It explores why ...

10/07/2012

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So you think you can spell?

So You Think You Can Spell? is a great way to check your spelling skills and to widen your vocabulary in the ...

04/05/2012

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McCallum's Writing Glossary

McCallum's Writing Glossary provides a guide to the language used in professional book publishing and includes ...

04/05/2012

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Concise Oxford English Dictionary 12th edition

This is the 12th edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary. Now expanded it contains over 240,000 words, ...

04/05/2012

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Dictionaries A Very Short Introduction

This small book tracks the history and the art of dictionary making, from origins as word lists on clay tablets ...

04/05/2012

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The Joy of English

Jesse Karjalainen aims to give solid advice about the practical use of English without getting caught up in 'the ...

04/05/2012

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The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing

The Cambridge Creative Writing is aimed at two groups: students and teachers of creative writing, and anyone who ...

04/05/2012

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The Telegraph Style Guide

If you write 'managing director' should you start each word with lower case or use capitals as in 'Managing ...

25/05/2011

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