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"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings (Second Edition)
Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2012

The best-selling text/reader on academic writing. They Say / I Say demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help students make these key moves in their own writing. This version includes readings that demonstrate those moves—and provide stimulating ...
  
  











  



  
Flash Boys
Michael Lewis

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short , Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets. Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post–financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks. Working at different ...
  
  











  



  
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
John Lahr

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

Longlisted for the National Book Award.  The definitive biography of America's greatest playwright from the celebrated drama critic of The New Yorker. John Lahr has produced a theater biography like no other. Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh gives intimate access to the mind of one of the most brilliant dramatists of his century, whose plays reshaped the American theater and the nation's sense of itself. This astute, deeply ...
  
  











  



  
The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
Dan Jurafsky

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

Stanford University linguist and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky dives into the hidden history of food. Why do we eat toast for breakfast, and then toast to good health at dinner? What does the turkey we eat on Thanksgiving have to do with the country on the eastern Mediterranean? Can you figure out how much your dinner will cost by counting the words on the menu? In The Language of Food , Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan ...
  
  











  



  
Give Me Liberty!: An American History (Seagull Fourth Edition) (Vol. 1)
Eric Foner

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

The leading text, in a compact, value edition. Clear, concise, integrated, and up-to-date, Give Me Liberty! is a proven success with teachers and students. Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture, using the theme of freedom throughout. The Fourth Edition features stronger coverage of American religion and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills. The Seagull ...
  
  











  



  
Give Me Liberty!: An American History (Seagull Fourth Edition) (Vol. 2)
Eric Foner

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

The leading text, in a compact, value edition. Clear, concise, integrated, and up-to-date, Give Me Liberty! is a proven success with teachers and students. Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture, using the theme of freedom throughout. The Fourth Edition features stronger coverage of American religion and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills. The Seagull ...
  
  











  



  
The Little Seagull Handbook (Second Edition)
Richard Bullock, Michal Brody, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

A pocket-sized handbook that's easy to use and covers the kinds of writing college students need to do. The Little Seagull Handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process—an in addition, it covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned—reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language ...
  
  











  



  
Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe

Anchor, 1994

Things Fall Apart tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo’s fall from grace with the tribal world. The second, as modern as the first is ancient, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world with the arrival of aggressive European missionaries. ...
  
  











  



  
"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (Third Edition)
Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

The best-selling book on academic writing—in use at more than 1,500 schools. “They Say / I Say” identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing, showing students how to frame their arguments in the larger context of what others have said and providing templates to help them make those moves. And, because these moves are central across all disciplines, the book includes chapters on writing in the sciences, writing in the social ...
  
  











  



  
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Caitlin Doughty

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession. Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), ...
  
  











  



  
The Norton Field Guide to Writing, with Readings and Handbook (Third Edition)
Richard Bullock, Maureen Daly Goggin, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

Flexible, easy to use, just enough detail—and now the number-one best seller. With just enough detail — and color-coded links that send students to more detail if they need it — this is the rhetoric that tells students what they need to know and resists the temptation to tell them everything there is to know. Designed for easy reference — with menus, directories, and a combined glossary/index. The Third Edition has new chapters on ...
  
  











  



  
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

W. W. Norton & Company, 2001

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, ...
  
  











  



  
Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)
Elizabeth Green

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

We’ve all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great? Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching require something more? Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying ...
  
  











  



  
They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein

W. W. Norton & Company, 2009

The book that demystifies academic writing, teaching students to frame their arguments in the larger context of what else has been said about their topic–and providing templates to help them make the key rhetorical moves. The best-selling new composition book published in this century, in use at more than 1,000 schools, They Say / I Say has essentially defined academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of ...
  
  











  



  
We the People: An Introduction to American Politics (Ninth Essentials Edition)
Benjamin Ginsberg, Theodore J. Lowi, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2012

Content instructors trust—in a low-priced, very brief text We the People is the best text for showing students that politics is relevant to their lives and that political participation matters—especially in the digital age. Based on the full-length text, this low-priced, very brief text offers authoritative coverage of the core topics in American politics. New coauthor Caroline Tolbert brings expertise in political behavior to deep ...
  
  











  



  
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Jared M. Diamond

W. W. Norton & Company, 1999

"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books ) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent ...
  
  











  



  
Essentials of Geology (Fourth Edition)
Stephen Marshak

W. W. Norton & Company, 2012

Superior visuals and up-to-date research help students to see the world like a geologist. The Fourth Edition offers a streamlined, engaging approach to geologic processes, presented through visuals, photographs, and text, as well as discussions of modern science phenomena.
  
  











  



  
You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist (Third Edition)
Dalton Conley

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

The “untextbook” that teaches students to think like a sociologist. You May Ask Yourself gives instructors an alternative to the typical textbook by emphasizing the “big ideas” of the discipline, and encouraging students to ask meaningful questions. Conley employs a “non-textbook” strategy of explaining complex concepts through personal examples and storytelling, and integrates coverage of social inequality throughout the text.
  
  











  



  
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain

Dover Publications, 1994

Referring to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, H. L. Mencken noted that his discovery of this classic American novel was "the most stupendous event of my whole life"; Ernest Hemingway declared that "all modern American literature stems from this one book," while T. S. Eliot called Huck "one of the permanent symbolic figures of fiction, not unworthy to take a place with Ulysses, Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Hamlet." The novel's preeminence ...
  
  











  



  
Introduction to Sociology (Seagull Ninth Edition)
Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

An affordable, no-nonsense introductory text for today’s students. The Ninth Edition has been reorganized to include only what students need to master the sociological concepts taught in the introductory course. The newly streamlined text highlights the links between macro and micro sociology and includes coverage of the best recent research.
  
  











  








   



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