The Joy of Syntax
A Simple Guide to All the Grammar You Know You Should Know
Language columnist June Casagrande presents a fun and breezy guide to everything a grown-up interested in grammar needs to know.
When it comes to grammar, it seems like everyone—even die-hard word nerds—feel they "missed something" in school. The Joy of Syntax picks up where sixth grade left off, providing a fresh foundation in English syntax served up by someone with an impressive record of making this otherwise inaccessible subject a true joy. With simple, pithy information on everything from basic parts of speech and sentence structure to usage and grammar pitfalls, this guide provides everything you need to approach grammar with confidence.