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Words Like Loaded Pistols
Sam Leith
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Words Like Loaded Pistols by Sam Leith

Words Like Loaded Pistols (2012) is a guide to identifying rhetoric and using it to your advantage. These blinks use historical, contemporary and everyday examples to show how rhetoric is a part of everything we do, which is why it’s such an essential topic to examine.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Anyone who wants to better understand the science behind political jargon
  • Students and professionals striving to become better public speakers and writers
Who wrote the book?

Sam Leith is the literary editor of the Spectator and has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, Evening Standard and Guardian, among other publications.

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