The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr., E.B. White

The Elements of Style

William Strunk Jr., E.B. White with Maira Kalman (Illustrator)

147 pages first pub 1918 (editions)

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The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustratorsEvery English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The book's mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This mu...

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