Praise for Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words:
"One of the best guides to usage there is. I cannot imagine an English-speaking person [who] would not rejoice in [it]." –Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe
"A worthwhile addition to any writer's or editor's reference library." –Los Angeles Times
"[Bryson is] a world-class grammar maven."
–Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times
"A usage book with a nice sense of differentiation."
–William Safire, New York Times Magazine
"Bryson's erudition is evident and refreshing...a straightforward, concise, utilitarian guide."–Publishers Weekly