Abstract:This issue contains reviews of Read Me First: A Style Guide for the Computer Industry by Sun Technical Publications; Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Texts for Readers by Karen A. Schriver; The Emergence of a Tradition: Technical Writing in the English Renaissance, 1475-1640 by Elizabeth Tebeaux; The St. Martin's Bibliography of Business and Technical Communication by Gerald J. Alred; Nonacademic Writing: Social Theory and Technology by Ann Hill Duin and Craig J. Hansen, eds.; Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English by Patricia T. O'Conner; My Big Sourcebook: For People Who Work with Words or Pictures by EEI Communications; Human Factors for Technical Communicators by Marlana Coe; A Guide to Writing as an Engineer by David Beer and David McMurrey; The Media Equation: How People Treat Computers, Television, and New Media Like Real People and Places by Byron Reeves and Clifford Nass; Branding with Type: How Type Sells by Stefan Rogener, Albert-Jan Pool, and Ursula Packhauser; The Dictionary of Multimedia Terms & Acronyms by Brad Hansen; Writing Reports to Get Results: Quick, Effective Results Using the Pyramid Method by Ron S. Blicq and Lisa A. Moretto.
Document Type: Book Review
Publication date: November 1, 1997
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