Benjamin Dryer, editor and executive at publisher Random House, distills everything he has learned from the myriad books he has copyedited and overseen into a useful (and entertaining!) guide for writers and for everyone who wants to put their best prose foot forward.
An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. The seemingly ironclad evidence implicates a popular coach, teacher, and family man. But the suspect has an alibi and incontrovertible evidence of his own. How can two opposing stories be true, and how do you explain the inexplicable?
The story of two World War II soldiers—a Japanese surgeon and an American sergeant—during a brutal Alaskan battle in which the sergeant discovers the medic's revelatory and fascinating diary that changed our war-torn society’s perceptions of Japan.
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
In 2009, an American music student in London’ stole rare and valuable feathers from an English museum, a heist connected to his obsession with Victorian salmon-fly tying. "An enthralling account of a truly bizarre crime." (Publisher's Weekly)