Patricia T. O'Conner, a former editor at the New York Times Book Review, has written for many magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two other books on language and writing, Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing and You Send Me: Getting It Right When You Write Online.
Well written and engaging, unlike most reference books you can read this cover to cover.
Ms. O'Conner's knowledge of grammar is made useful by her incisive wit and thoroughly entertaining presentation of what is usually a parched dry subject matter.
Hard as it may be to believe, this is one -- probably the only -- grammar book that is a pleasure to read.
I've owned three editions of this book, having given away the first two to struggling writers. I bought this one for myself, to keep always on my shelf. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Linda M.
Ms. O'Conner's knowledge of grammar is made useful by her incisive wit and thoroughly entertaining presentation of what is usually a parched dry subject matter. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Michael Judge
Great book, but came damaged in the mail and when I ordered it, it said it was brand new.Published 1 month ago by Jonathan
Great book. Every person should have one of these as a reference guide.Published 1 month ago by Alejandro de Basilio