Writing & Language

How to Write Well (All You Need to Know)

Tim de Lisle, Nick Newman

Format: Paperback

NZD $22.99

Tim de Lisle hands you the keys to good writing, explaining how to be clear, concise and vivid. He rattles through the basics of grammar and reveals the tricks that will bring your writing alive.

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Talk on the Wild Side

Lane Greene

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $32.99

How language outsmarts its would-be masters, by the Economist's language columnist.

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Write to the Point

Sam Leith

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

Get writing right - in the only way that matters.

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Writing a Novel

Richard Skinner

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

The essential companion for your writing life.

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The Economist Style Guide

The Economist and Ann Wroe

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

An updated and refreshed edition of this bestselling guide to English usage.

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That's The Way It Crumbles

Matthew Engel

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

Americanisms have been slyly coloring the English language for centuries, and this practice must stop. Period.

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Rare Books Uncovered

Rebecca Rego Barry, foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

Precious old books found in unlikely places, from the family that avoided foreclosure through a book in their attic to a copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a local fundraiser.

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Sounds Appealing

David Crystal

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $32.99

The newest volume in David Crystal's pentalogy of the English language, focusing on the subtleties of pronunciation.

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Children's Writer's Notebook

Wes Magee

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $22.99

A guided journal for aspiring authors in need of a creative workout.

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Vulgar Tongues

Max Decharne

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

A rollercoaster ride through the colourful history of slang - from highwaymen to hip-hop, now in paperback

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