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The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades guarding the New Yorker's grand traditions of grammar and usage. Now she bring... read more

Between You & Me - Confessions of a Comma Queen
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From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and ... read more

Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations; Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
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You'll never be lost for words with this collection of colourful sayings. From 'aerial ping-pong' (AFL) to 'on the wrong tram' (to be following the wrong train of thought) and finishing up with some verbal diarrhoea (never- ... read more

Aussie Slang Dictionary
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Oxford Mini Thesaurus
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"Roget's Thesaurus" ranks as one of the greatest English language reference works, used for generations by anyone looking for help in order to write a letter, prepare a speech, solve a crossword, or write any manner of prose or poe... read more

Roget's Thesaurus
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"The Little Red Writing Book" is a book on technique, style, craft and manners for everyone who writes and wants to do it better. It is a manual of good diction, composition, sentence craft, paragraph design, structure and ... read more

The Little Red Writing Book
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Author: Margaret Drabble
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 Reference

Series:Oxford Companions

The acclaimed sixth edition of the classic guide brought right up to date Includes topics such as the literature of science, censorship, Anglo-Indian literature, gay and lesbian literature, New Criticism Over ... read more

Oxford Companion to English Literature
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Never has contemporary fiction been more widely discussed and passionately analysed; recent years have seen a huge growth in the number of reading groups and in the interest of a non-academic readership in the discussion of how novel... read more

How Novels Work
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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.

The Memoir Book
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Take a fascinating journey from plastic (1909) to podcasting (2004). This vivid picture of the last 105 years is based on John Ayto's critically acclaimed Twentieth Century Words, and was published in hardback as Movers and Sha... read more

A Century of New Words
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Author: Robert Allen
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 Reference

Series:Oxford Paperback Reference S.

This invaluable reference work offers the best advice on English usage, drawing on the unrivalled resources of Oxford's English Dictionaries programme and language monitoring. This second edition of t... read more

Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage (2nd Edition 2008)
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The Superior Person's Field Guide is a call for the return to simple, straightforward words that say what they mean and mean what they say. Most of us know that 'downsiz... read more

The Superior Person's Field Guide to Deceitful, Deceptive and Downright Dangerous Language
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Author: Bill Bryson
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Series:Popular Penguins

Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe, Bryson explores English from America to Australia and looks a... read more

Mother Tongue (Popular Penguin)
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Author: Collins
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 Reference

Series:Collins GEM

This latest edition of Collins Greek Gem Dictionary comes with a new Phrasefinder supplement, making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Greek dictionary. Features include: * User-friendly ... read more

Collins Greek Dictionary
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'If Lynne Truss were Roman Catholic I'd nominate her for sainthood.' Frank McCourt The international bestseller, reissued and with a new introduction. A witty, entertaining, impassioned guide to perfect punctuation, for everyon... read more

Eats, Shoots and Leaves
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The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary provides an authoritative description of Australian and international English that is unrivalled by other concise dictionaries. This fifth edition has been thoroughly revise... read more

Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary
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Author: Dinah Birch
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 Reference

Series:Oxford Companions

The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverag... read more

The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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In a convenient and economical format, this dictionary presents over 84,000 definitions, set out in an accessible style, with clear pronunciation guides, and idiomatic phrases listed together at the end of the entry, m... read more

Macquarie Essential Dictionary
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The Macquarie Early Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the My First Macquarie Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for t... read more

Macquarie Early Primary Dictionary + Bonus Early Primary Thesaurus
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