readers for writers

Read. Write. Oxford. This riveting collection of brief readers focuses on essential and contemporary topics, which students will explore in their freshman composition course and beyond.

Designed for today's writing student, each Reader contains provocative and timely readings on a single topic, while offering a diverse range of viewpoints, experiences, and ideas from around the world. This series includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selections in a variety of styles—from the academic research paper to the pithy Twitter argument—providing students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills required to participate effectively in discussions inside and outside of the classroom.