Writing & Language

Language!

Jonathon Green

NZD $59.99

The entertaining, shocking and surprising story of slang, as told by Britain's foremost slang lexicographer.

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Telling True Stories

Matthew Ricketson

Format: Paperback

NZD $45.00

Explores the key challenges in writing narrative non-fiction, and shows how some of the best in the business do it - an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to tell true stories well.

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The Story of English in 100 Words

David Crystal

Format: Paperback

NZD $28.99

An eye-opening tour of the English language through the ages.

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Blogging and Tweeting without Getting Sued

Mark Pearson

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

What you post on a blog or tweet to your followers can get you arrested or cost you a lot of money in legal battles. This practical guide shows you how to stay out of trouble when you write online.

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The Secret Life of Pronouns

James W. Pennebaker

NZD $39.99

A fun and fact-filled romp through language - a must read for anyone interested in words and how we use them.

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The Story of English

Robert McCrum

Format: Paperback

NZD $29.99

From the author of Globish, a new edition of the acclaimed history of the English language.

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Critical Introduction to Translation Studies

Jean Boase-Beier

NZD $55.00

Covers theoretical and practical translation where style plays an important role and where the translator's options are not always straightforward.

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One Minute Mandarin

Peter Coyne

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

An unashamedly practical introduction to spoken Mandarin Chinese, for anyone who wants to impress their Chinese hosts, but doesn't have time to take a proper language course. Designed specifically for busy professionals traveling to China for work, it includes essential phrases that are easy to learn and pronounce, as well as invaluable cultural background.

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Writing at Work

Neil James

Format: Paperback

NZD $39.99

Based on workshops developed by the Plain English Foundation, this is a practical, well-tested manual for anyone who needs to get it right the first time when they're writing reports, tenders, letters and other documents at work.

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The Memoir Book

Patti Miller

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

A clear, engaging and practical 'how-to' guide to writing a memoir, by Australia's foremost teacher and practitioner of memoir and life writing, Patti Miller.

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