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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

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Description for Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen Hardcover. The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 217 x 24. Weight in Grams: 402.

Mary Norris has spent more than three decades guarding The New Yorker’s grand traditions of grammar and usage. Now she brings her vast experience and sharpened pencil to help the rest of us in a charming language book as full of life as it is of practical advice.

Between You & Me features Norris’s laugh-out-loud exhortations about exclamation marks and emoticons, comma faults and swear words; her memorable exchanges about usage with writers such as Ian Frazier, Pauline Kael, Philip Roth and George Saunders; and her loving meditations on the most important tools of the trade. Readers and writers will ... Read more

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W. W. Norton & Company
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About Mary Norris
Mary Norris is the author of Greek to Me and the New York Times bestseller Between You & Me, an account of her years in The New Yorker copy department. Originally from Cleveland, she lives in New York.

Reviews for Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
"...delightful and thought-provoking..."
The Bookseller "...Between You & Me, has an old New Yorker charm."
The Times Literary Supplement "Norris is warm, knowledgable and unapologetically fussy...The pleasure of Between You & Me boils down to a willingness to spend 200 tightly edited pages in Mary Norris's good-natured, wise company."
The Guardian "...a charming, chatty, discursive, style guide…" ... Read more

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