Language


Du Iz Tak?
In Other Words
The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes
Lexicon
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Am I Small? Watashi, Chisai? (私,小さい?)
The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Best Frints in the Whole Universe
There Is a Tribe of Kids
Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love
Language Arts
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
Marta! Big & Small
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
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
The Elements of Style
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind's Greatest Invention
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
Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
The Weirdness by Jeremy P. BushnellEarthly Powers by Anthony BurgessJerusalem by Alan MooreCharles Dickens by Charles Dickens
Books With Big Words
4 books — 2 voters

Course in General Linguistics by Ferdinand de SaussureThe Language Instinct by Steven PinkerAn Introduction to Language by Victoria A. FromkinThe Stuff of Thought by Steven PinkerThe Study of Language by George Yule
Best Books about Linguistics
104 books — 142 voters
In the Land of Invented Languages by Arika OkrentBabel No More by Michael ErardThe Unfolding of Language by Guy DeutscherTalking Hands by Margalit FoxSlip of the Tongue by Katie   Haegele
Books for language lovers
26 books — 27 voters

Alif Baa by Kristen BrustadRead and Speak Arabic for Beginners by Jane WightwickFirst Arabic Reader Bilingual For Speakers Of English by Saher Ahmed SalamaArabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar by Jane WightwickThe Arabic Alphabet by Nicholas Awde
Best books for learning Arabic
14 books — 16 voters
Bandersnatch by Diana Pavlac GlyerUm Teto Todo Seu by Virginia WoolfHow to Write Fiction by E.E. Doc MurdockEscrever by Stephen KingUma poética do romance by Autran Dourado
About Writing, by the Best Writers
9 books — 10 voters


Melina Marchetta
Because without our language, we have lost ourselves. Who are we without our words?
Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock

Stephen Fry
Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette. Language is the breath of God, the dew on a fresh apple, it's the soft rain of dust that falls into a shaft of morning sun when you pull from an old bookshelf a forgotten volume of erotic diaries; language is the faint scent of urine on a pair of boxer shorts, it's a half-remembered childhood birthday party, a creak on the sta ...more
Stephen Fry

More quotes...
Just a french Hello, My name is Justine, i'm 18yo and i'm french. I'm here because I want to progress in engli…more

1 member, last active 3 months ago

Spanish Learning books A group for sharing literature in Spanish that's suited to learning the language at a beginner a…more

80 members, last active 4 days ago

Ask Austin Kleon - Thursday, March 13th! Join us on Thursday, March 13th, for a special discussion with author Austin Kleon! The author w…more

209 members, last active 2 years ago

Linguistic Book Club We pick a book and then try to read the chosen novel, together, in as many languages as possible…more

43 members, last active 2 months ago

Language Barrier
1 chapters — updated Sep 30, 2016 07:27AM — 0 people liked it
Meine Drei Tag Wochenende (German Title)
1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 0 people liked it