Garner on Language and Writing




The nations’ foremost expert on writing, style, and usage, Bryan Garner, now collects his finest essays on writing, language, and style, and offers them in this in this massive anthology. These articles cover the gamut from advice for beginning writers, to essays on writing successfully as a professional. Also included are hilarious chapters on puns, curiosities, vocabulary use, and other comical writing escapades. Further chapters contain solid advice on making oneself a great writer, grammarian, and stylist. It’s perfect for anyone who works with the written word.

About the Author

Bryan A. Garner is editor in chief of all current editions of Black’s Law Dictionary and the author of many books and articles on legal writing. His 879-page usage guide, Garner’s Modern American Usage, is widely considered the leading authority on general English usage today. Most recently he coauthored Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges (2008) with Justice Antonin Scalia.Garner conducts more than 100 seminars each year on persuasive writing, legal drafting, judicial writing, and oral argument. Since the 1991 founding of his company, Dallas-based LawProse Inc., he has taught more than 90,000 lawyers and judges throughout the United States and in many other countries. His clients have included the United Nations, the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the California Judicial Conference, and many state supreme courts — not to mention dozens of Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 law firms.

A graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Garner has taught there and at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He has received many awards over the years and two honorary LL.D.’s.

Additional information




Bhrikuti Pustak








American Bar Association

Year of Publication

2008 A.D