A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles

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This book is unbelievably good. A Gentleman in Moscow is a masterpiece of a story with beautiful writing and wonderful characters. The Count took pride in wearing a well-tailored jacket; but he took greater pride in knowing that a gentleman’s presence was best announced by his bearing, his remarks, and his manners. Not by the … Continue reading A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles

The Elements of Style – Strunk and White

the elements of style strunk and white

The Elements of Style is THE definitive guide to English writing. It was originally published in 1918 by William Strunk, professor of English at Cornell University.  After revision and enlargement by his former student E. B. White, it became a highly influential guide to English usage during the late 20th century, commonly called Strunk & … Continue reading The Elements of Style – Strunk and White