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BILL BRYSON Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words Bill Bryson Broadway Books New York BRYSON'S DICTIONARY OF T. [Penguin dictionary of troublesome words] Bryson's dictionary of troublesome words / Bill Bryson. p. cm. Original title: The Penguin dictionary of troublesome. 'troublesome' use of the English language. Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, touted on the cover as 'a writer's guide to getting it right', is his latest effort .


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Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Bestselling author Bryson's latest book is really his first: this guide to usage, spelling and grammar was first. Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words and millions of other books are available for site Kindle. Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right Paperback – September 14, One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers. One of the English language's most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage. As usual Bill Bryson says it best.

Shelves: books-i-own This book definitely earns a 5 star rating, I'm just not sure who to recommend it to: Professional writers and grammar nerds will love the book's utility; this is a resource I know I'll be returning to often. For example, if all I'm trying to do is spell or define a word then I'll pull out a basic dictionary. But what if three different words seem to have identical definitions, are there situations I'm supposed to use one word over another? Or let's say I see several respected publications handle This book definitely earns a 5 star rating, I'm just not sure who to recommend it to: Professional writers and grammar nerds will love the book's utility; this is a resource I know I'll be returning to often. What if the experts throughout history have disagreed? Or what if modern usage differs from those expert resources?

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Bryson's guide helps to navigate these types of tricky questions. Bryson doesn't care about following rules for the sake of following rules.

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This is not an arbitrary style guide. No, this book has the sole purpose of improving one's writing by taking away those things that are incorrect, confusing, or misleading.

I'm paraphrasing here but the the reader should never have to re-trace their steps to figure out a sentence.

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The reader should be able to get from A to B with as little resistance as possible, that's what good writing is all about [certainly in journalism, anyway]. I could also recommend this book to the non-writers, non-grammar-nerds. Bryson has written a really accessible book, it's not bogged down with linguistic jargon and it always presents the ideas in an entertaining and easy-to-understand way. Even though it functions as a dictionary, I really enjoyed reading it from cover to cover. Bryson's breezy commentary makes the reading experience feel more like grabbing coffee with your brilliant writer friend than going to the library to crack open a dusty tome.

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Just saying, good stuff. I would also recommend this book to anyone who fully reads the title of the book.

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I'm seeing negative goodreads reviews because the person was expecting something like his travelogue humor. What if the experts throughout history have disagreed?

Or what if modern usage differs from those expert resources? What if various countries use the same word in different ways?

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Bryson's guide helps to navigate these types of tricky questions. Bryson doesn't care about following rules for the sake of following rules.

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This is not an arbitrary style guide. No, this book has the sole purpose of improving one's writing by taking away those things that are incorrect, confusing, or misleading. I'm paraphrasing here but the the reader should never have to re-trace their steps to figure out a sentence.

Bryson’s Dictionary of Troublesome Words

The reader should be able to get from A to B with as little resistance as possible, that's what good writing is all about [certainly in journalism, anyway]. I could also recommend this book to the non-writers, non-grammar-nerds. Bryson has written a really accessible book, it's not bogged down with linguistic jargon and it always presents the ideas in an entertaining and easy-to-understand way.

Even though it functions as a dictionary, I really enjoyed reading it from cover to cover.

Bryson's breezy commentary makes the reading experience feel more like grabbing coffee with your brilliant writer friend than going to the library to crack open a dusty tome.