Language


New Releases Tagged "Language"

Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
Lexicon
Everybody Sees the Ants
Embassytown
William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope (William Shakespeare's Star Wars, #1)
Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity, #2)
Midwinterblood
Far Far Away
To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
The Word Exchange
The Woman Who Died a Lot (Thursday Next, #7)
Railsea
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Maggot Moon
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

Giveaways

  • The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
    The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
    EARLY GALLEY GIVEAWAY (No PO Boxes, please)

    Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by te…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 25 - Sep 08, 2014
    30 copies available, 308 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Berlin by Rory MacLean
    Berlin: Portrait of a City Through the Centuries
    by
    Release date: Oct 21, 2014
    A bold and imaginative history of one of the world's great cities spanning five centuries—told through the biographies of the Berliners who conceived…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 28 - Sep 10, 2014
    10 copies available, 225 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes by Chuck McCutcheon
    Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech
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    Release date: Sep 02, 2014
    To the amusement of the pundits and the regret of the electorate, our modern political jargon has become even more brazenly two-faced and obfuscatory…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 21 - Oct 01, 2014
    10 copies available, 107 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • 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
    The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
    Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
    Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
    Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
    Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
    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
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonLook Me in the Eye by John Elder RobisonBeyond the Austic Plateau - A Parent's Story and Practical He... by Stephen PitmanAutism - What Do You Need To Know? A Parent's Guide To Autism... by Raymond Le BlancAutism & Asperger's Syndrome in Layman's Terms. Your Guide to... by Raymond Le Blanc
    autism: fiction AND non-fiction
    86 books — 100 voters
    Bird by Bird by Anne LamottEncyclopedia of Things That Never Were by Michael  PageNow What? The Creative Writer's Guide to Success After the MFA by Ashley C. Andersen ZantopHow to Write a Memoir - procrastination to print made simple by Chris ThrallThe Word Museum by Jeffrey Kacirk
    Best Resources For Writers
    15 books — 11 voters

    Pronoun Envy by Anna LiviaLanguage and Gender by Penelope EckertLanguage, Gender, and Society by Barrie ThorneLanguage and Gender by Mary M. TalbotLanguage, Gender and Feminism by Sara Mills
    Nonfiction: Language & Gender
    13 books — 1 voter
    Collins-Robert French-English, English-French Dictionary = by Beryl T. AtkinsTeach Yourself Improve Your French Package by Jean-Claude ArragonGrammaire Progressive du Français by Maïa GrégoireOxford-Hachette French Dictionary by Marie-Hélène CorréardConquering Babel by Claire Handscombe
    French Language Learning Resources
    48 books — 6 voters

    The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienThe Return of the King by J.R.R. TolkienThe Vulcan Language by Mark R. Gardner
    Made Up Languages
    19 books — 8 voters
    Alif Baa by Kristen BrustadAl-Kitaab Fii Tacallum Al-carabiyya/A Textbook For Beginning ... by Kristen BrustadLebanese Arabic Phrasebook Vol. 1 by Hiba NajemFirst Arabic Reader Bilingual For Speakers Of English by Saher Ahmed SalamaConquering Babel by Claire Handscombe
    Best books for learning Arabic
    13 books — 5 voters


    W.H. Auden
    A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
    W.H. Auden, The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose: Volume II. 1939-1948

    Jarod Kintz
    I’m bilingual, speaking English and body language. I prefer the latter, because I can speak it silently and without listening and while my back is turned.
    Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

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    a group of WORDS you may find the idead boring really, but in this group we discuss all things to do with words.…more

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    A nonscientific reading group for neuroscientists and the like in the Hebrew University of Jerus…more

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    !!!PURE POETRY!!! NO BOOKS TURNED DOWN RATHER POETRY OR NOT THEY ARE ALL PURE POETRY IN THEIR OWN WAY if you have any you want to share then do so here. all opinions are welcome any thing is open fo…more

    10 members, last active one year ago

    Lexiconics Inventory of pretty and peculiar words, phrases and ideas. Lexiconic adjective 1. of or pertaining…more

    3 members, last active 4 months ago

    “You’re a geek!” she said. (“why, thank you!” he replied…)
    1 chapters — updated Jan 05, 2014 08:46AM — 0 people liked it
    Life in London
    1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 21 people liked it