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5.0 out of 5 stars
A refreshing take on writing, Mar 15 2011
Silvia's book is, quite simply, the most concise, entertaining, and effective guide to effective academic writing. He phrases his advice in a way that compels you to try it, and backs it up with psychological studies. It is a truly refreshing read.
Except for the chapters on writing articles and books, and part of the chapter on style, the book can be used by academics in any field. I am in the humanities and found it very useful.
I have been recommending it to anyone with ears.