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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 2014004509
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven Pinker; 3M Cloud Library.
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Good writing --
A window onto the world --
The curse of knowledge --
The web, the tree, and the string --
Arcs of coherence --
Telling right from wrong.
"Pinker has a lot of ideas and sometimes controversial opinions about writing and in this entertaining and instructive book he rethinks the usage guide for the 21st century. Don't blame the internet, he says, good writing has always been hard. It requires imagination, taking pleasure in reading, overcoming the difficult we all have in imaging what it's like to not know something we do know"--