About the Book: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Persons Guide to Writing in the
What is the secret of good prose? Does it matter in an age of digital media? In
this witty, mind-expanding book about the art and science of writing well,
Steven Pinker shows that good style isnt just about rules - its about empathy,
coherence and adding beauty to the world.
Witty, direct and idiosyncratic . . . often laugh-out-loud funny . . .
refreshingly uncensorious . . . It helps enormously that he is such a beautiful
stylist himself. Paula Byrne, The Times
Wonderful . . . No