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The sense of style : the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2014.
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"A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? In The Sense of Style, the bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker answers  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9781846145506 1846145503
OCLC Number: 897818085
Notes: Allen Lane is een imprint van Penguin Books.
Description: viii, 359 pagina's : illustraties ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Steven Pinker.

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What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this book about the modern art of writing, the author shows us why we all need a  Read more...

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