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Suggested Reading: Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style (Random House, January) by Benjamin Dreyer

The longtime copy chief of Random House, who has copyedited books by authors such as E. L. Doctorow, David Ebershoff, Frank Rich, and Elizabeth Strout, offers authoritative yet amusing lessons on punctuation, grammar, and other rules and non-rules of writing, including.

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