How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One by Stanley Fish

How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

Book Title: How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

ISBN: 006184053X

Author: Stanley Fish


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Stanley Fish with How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

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New York Times Bestseller

Both deeper and more democratic than The Elements of Style” – Adam Haslett, Financial Times

“A guided tour through some of the most beautiful, arresting sentences in the English language.” – Slate

“Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.”
 —Roy Blount Jr.

In this entertaining and erudite New York Times bestseller, beloved professor Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure. Drawing on a wide range of  great writers, from Philip Roth to Antonin Scalia to Jane Austen, How to Write a Sentence is much more than a writing manual—it is a spirited love letter to the written word, and a key to understanding how great writing works.