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Erik Wensberg has worked as an editor at Esquire and The New York Times Book Review, and has taught nonfiction writing at Columbia University.
"Modern American Usage" ought be required reading in college. And by that I mean it ought to be read as a book, from cover to cover. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Craig Carlson
Quick shipping, book is in new.condition as advertised, and with a beautiful binding at that!Published 8 months ago by Gold Rush
A classic referenced by most newer writers. Somewhat prescriptivist but useful reasoning.Published 9 months ago by kaf3
I sent this volume to a language student in India. It is really indispensable to
anyone writing in American English.
A poor, incomplete and unwieldy reference. "Modern American Usage" fails to deal with many of the everyday issues people struggle with in their writing -- the list of omissions is... Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by Mike Brecher