Language


New Releases Tagged "Language"

The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Flirting with French: How a Language Charmed Me, Seduced Me, and Nearly Broke My Heart
Lexicon
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity, #2)
Midwinterblood
Embassytown
More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
Little Failure
Railsea
A Snicker of Magic
Everybody Sees the Ants
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Maggot Moon
Far Far Away
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

Giveaways

  • Asleep at the Wheel of Time by Michael    Gray
    Asleep at the Wheel of Time
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    In Michael Gray's science fiction novel, a comet as wide across as Lake Ontario is heading our way. In 90 days it will be here, careening through the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 06 - Nov 05, 2014
    25 copies available, 188 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
    Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
    The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
    The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
    The Elements of Style
    Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
    The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
    Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
    Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
    Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
    The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
    In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language
    The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
    The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind's Greatest Invention
    Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
    A Deconstructed Heart by Shaheen Ashraf-AhmedExposing Phallacy by Kate GouldNarratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature by Danny MéndezTalking Hands by Margalit FoxThe Albino Album by Chavisa Woods
    Identity & Society
    14 books — 17 voters
    War and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaLes Misérables by Victor Hugo
    English Translated Fiction
    205 books — 10 voters

    Course in General Linguistics by Ferdinand de SaussureThe Stuff of Thought by Steven PinkerThe Language Instinct by Steven PinkerAn Introduction to Language by Victoria A. FromkinMetaphors We Live By by George Lakoff
    Best Books about Linguistics
    59 books — 85 voters


    Alan Wilson Watts
    The menu is not the meal.
    Alan Wilson Watts

    Markus Zusak
    The words. Why did they have to exist? Without them, there wouldn't be any of this.
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

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    Po, Li, Ou
    3 chapters — updated Jun 20, 2010 06:16AM — 5 people liked it
    some of us are booked in for life...
    1 chapters — updated Jan 05, 2014 08:22AM — 0 people liked it