Get writing right - in the only way that matters
Sam Leith is literary editor at the Spectator, contributes columns to the Financial Times, the Evening Standard and Prospect, and his work appears regularly in the Guardian, The Times and the TLS among others. His broadcasting work has included appearances on The Culture Show, The Review Show, Front Row, the News Quiz, Fry's English Delight and a regular slot on the Sky Arts Book Programme. His books include Dead Pets, Sod's Law and You Talkin' to Me? Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama. The Coincidence Engine, his first novel, was published in April 2011 and was included in the "Waterstone's 11" list of the best first novels of that year.
At last, a book on correct writing that is genuinely amusing - and
not just for language nerds ... Informative and hugely
entertaining, like a Scotch-soaked conversation with an eccentric,
brilliant don -- Juanita Coulson * The Lady *
Useful, and persuasive -- Ben East * Observer *