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Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. ᦠ Kindle By Steven Pinker ᦤ Praise for The Sense of Style The Sense of Style is contemporary and comprehensive than The Elements of Style, illustrated with comic strips and cartoons and lots of examples of comically bad writing Pinkers voice is calm, reasonable, benign, and you can easily see why hes one of Harvards most popular lecturers The New York TimesPinker s linguistical learningis considerable His knowledge of grammar is extensive and runs deep He also takes a scarcely hidden delight in exploding tradition He describes his own temperament as both logical and rebellious Few things give him pleasure than popping the buttons off what he takes to be stuffed shirts The Wall Street Journal W hile The Sense of Styleis very much a practical guide to clear and compelling writing, its also far In the end, Pinkers formula for good writing is pretty basic write clearly, try to follow the rules most of the timebut only the when they make sense Its neither rocket science nor brain surgery But the wit and insight and clarity he brings to that simple formula is what makes this book such a gem Time.comErudite and witty With its wealth of helpful information and its accessible approach, The Sense of Style is a worthy addition to even the most overburdened shelf of style manuals Shelf AwarenessForget Strunk and Whites rulescognitive science is a surer basis for clear and cogent writing, according to this iconoclastic guide from bestselling Harvard psycholinguist Pinker Every writer can profit fromand every writer can enjoyPinkers analysis of the ways in which skillfully chosen words engage the mind Publishers Weekly starred Yet another how to book on writing Indeed, but this is one of the best to come along in many years, a model of intelligent signposting and syntactical comportmentPinker s vade mecum is a worthy addition to any writers library Kirkus ReviewsIn this witty and practical book on the art of writing, Pinker applies insights from the sciences of language and mind to the crafting of clear, elegant prose requiredreading Publishers Weekly, PW pick Fall 2014 AnnouncementsWho better than a best selling linguist and cognitive scientist to craft a style guide showing us how to use language effectively Library Journal A dense, fascinating analysis of the many ways communication can be stymied by word choice, placement, stress, and the like Pinkers explanations run rich and deep, complemented by lists, cartoons, charts on diagramming sentences, and Booklist This book is a graceful and clear smackdown to the notion that English is going to the proverbial dogs Pinker has written the Strunk Winston tastes good AS a cigarette should.John McWhorter, author of Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue and The Power of BabelGreat stuff Only Steven Pinker could have written this marvelous book, and thank heaven he has Good writing can flip the way the world is perceived, he writes, and The Sense of Style will flip the way you think about good writing Pinkers curiosity and delight illuminate every page, and when he says style can make the world a better place, we believe him Patricia T OConner , author of Woe Is I and, with Stewart Kellerman , Origins of the SpeciousSteven Pinker is the Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard University He has been listed among Foreign Policy magazines Top 100 Public Intellectuals and Times The 100 Most Influential People in the World He is currently chair of the Usage Panel of The American Heritage Dictionary. 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