THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE: 50th Anniversary Edition

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Privately published by Strunk of Cornell in 1918 and revised by his student E. B. White in 1959, that "little book" is back again with more White updatings. Stricter than, say, Bergen Evans or W3 ("disinterested" means impartial — period), Strunk is in the last analysis (whoops — "A bankrupt expression") a unique guide (which means "without like or equal"). Read full review

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Best short writing style book

User Review  - azreview -

I buy multiples of this book to give to my students who are studying composition and English. A short simple book on how to be a better writer. Truly a CLASSIC book. Price was fantastic on Overstock I think I bought four. Read full review

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User Review  - FrancescaSz - LibraryThing

I curl up with this book on the worst days; those horrible ones without standards or integrity. A well-written sentence is a comfort to me, and this book is full of them. Besides, it's hard not to ... Read full review

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t is a nice book from what is given in preview, for all novel and seniors in writing, for all types, and audiences.,

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this is a very good book

Communicate in Style

User Review  - photographytom75 -

For over fifty years The Elements of Style has been the writers go to reference. Read full review

for school

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Helped me with my writing skills and I still use it from time to time Read full review

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