"Readers will cheer his trouncing of cliche, redundancy, and windy generality." —Dallas Morning News
"If you want to create fat-free sentences and paragraphs, you will pay heed to Robert Hartwell Fiske's advice." —Richard Lederer, author, Anguished English
"Robert Hartwell Fiske adheres admirably to rules that are practical, that facilitate understanding through logic and lucidity, or even just by a sense of decorum that makes speech more communicative and writing more elegant." —John Simon, New York Magazine
"Fiske shows how to make the turgid crisp." —William Safire, New York Times
About the Author
Robert Hartwell Fiske is the editor and publisher of The Vocabula Review (vocabula.com), a monthly online journal about the English language. He also publishes Robert Hartwell Fiske's Disagreeable English, a bimonthly bulletin of misused, misspelled, and mispronounced English. He is the author of The Dictionary of Unendurable English; The Dictionary of Concise Writing, Third Edition; The Best Words; 101 Elegant Paragraphs; and other books.