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Science  25 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5619, pp. 586
DOI: 10.1126/science.1084094

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The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science. Scott L. Montgomery. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2003. 240 pp. $40, £28. ISBN 0-226-53484-7. Paper, $15, £10.50. ISBN 0-226-53485-5.

Montgomery provides detailed and practical advice for presenting science in a wide range of formats, including conference talks, research papers, review articles, and interviews with the media. Rather than focusing on rules and warnings, he stresses the adaptation of good models of expression.