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Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land
3.64
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Sep 27, 2011
 
Embassytown
3.84
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Jul 26, 2011
 
Lint
3.98
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Jul 13, 2011
 
The Language Police:  How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn
3.75
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Mar 10, 2011
 
Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
4.09
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Feb 27, 2011
 
In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
3.70
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Apr 28, 2010
 
Last Words
4.04
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Mar 04, 2010
 
Le Ton beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language
4.22
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Feb 22, 2010
 
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
4.17
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Feb 22, 2010
 
Verbatim: From the bawdy to the sublime, the best writing on language for word lovers, grammar mavens, and armchair linguists
3.44
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Feb 20, 2010
 
Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words
4.32
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Feb 20, 2010
 
Let's Flip the Script: An African American Discourse on Language, Literature, and Learning
3.75
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Dec 12, 2009
 
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
4.09
Jun 26, 2009
May 30, 2009
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
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Apr 22, 2009
 
Sometimes a Great Notion
4.23
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Apr 08, 2009
 
Zeitgeist
3.62
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Apr 08, 2009
 
Catch-22
3.96
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Apr 08, 2009
 
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
3.98
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Apr 08, 2009
 
The Return of Hyman Kaplan
4.04
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Apr 08, 2009
 
The Education of Hyman Kaplan
4.05
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Apr 08, 2009
 
Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics
4.50
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Feb 11, 2009
 
Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling
3.50
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Jan 13, 2009
 
Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages
3.68
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Jan 13, 2009
 
Snow Crash
3.98
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Jan 12, 2009
 
Schrödinger's Cat Trilogy (Schrödinger's Cat, #1-3)
4.06
Jan 21, 2010
Dec 18, 2008
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