The English language: two books that look behind the scenes

The English language: two books that look behind the scenes

It’s not every day one encounters the word sprachgefühl – that gut feeling for language that fuels editors and spurs proofreaders to action – let alone in two books back to back. Granted, these two books deal with similar topics: the first with words and the ‘rules’...
Punctuation?

Punctuation?

This short book from Thomas Bohm at the British firm User Design provides a helpful and downright pleasant walk through the main punctuation marks of the English language. It combines succinct discussions of each punctuation mark with whimsical illustrations into a...
Radical Uncertainty

Radical Uncertainty

The good thing about the global virus lockdown has been more time to read. The bad thing has been all the uncertainty about pretty much everything, from one’s health to the economy and world peace. All of which has made it a perfect time to pick up the new, 528-page...
The Marketer’s Guide to Law Firms

The Marketer’s Guide to Law Firms

Any marketer who’s found themselves working in a law firm will know they can be confusing and often downright difficult places to work – even as the professionals therein desperately need their help to get new work in the door by describing their services,...
Banking Bad

Banking Bad

Banking Bad is one of those books you might buy for a father or brother for Christmas when you want to venture beyond socks and undies. That’s not to say it’s a bad book. In fact, it’s a pretty good read if you like a bit of corporate history and intrigue. The book...

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