The Elements Of Style Illustrated
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The Elements Of Style Illustrated

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The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustrators Every English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The book's mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. The only style manual to ever appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principals of plain English, and Maira Kalman's fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 153 x 216 x 10mm | 316g
  • Avery Publishing Group Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • 4-color art throughout
  • 0143112724
  • 9780143112723
  • 109,271

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"So friendly, so classic, so delightful . . . Kalman has taken 'the little book' and made it even more elegant and uplifting."
-Los Angeles Times

"While The Elements of Style has never lacked fans or dutiful adherents, appreciation for this slim volume has taken a turn toward the whimsical and even surreal."
-The New York Times

"The pictures are playful and subtle, which suits the spirit of this beloved bestseller."
-USA Today
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Review quote

"So friendly, so classic, so delightful . . . Kalman has taken 'the little book' and made it even more elegant and uplifting."
-Los Angeles Times "While The Elements of Style has never lacked fans or dutiful adherents, appreciation for this slim volume has taken a turn toward the whimsical and even surreal."
-The New York Times "The pictures are playful and subtle, which suits the spirit of this beloved bestseller."
-USA Today
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About William I. Strunk

MAIRA KALMAN is an illustrator, author, and designer. She is the author of And the Pursuit of Happiness and The Principals of Uncertainty; and has illustrated Michael Pollan's Food Rules and William Strunk and E.B. White's The Elements of Style. Kalman's work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan. www.mairakalman.com
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61,882 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
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4 31% (19,371)
3 16% (9,668)
2 4% (2,352)
1 2% (929)
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