The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
3.76
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Jan 2006
Jul 23, 2007
 
Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
3.79
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Jan 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds
3.75
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Jan 2008
Jan 28, 2008
 
Time To Be In Earnest: A Fragment Of Autobiography
3.87
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Sep 18, 2008
Sep 05, 2008
 
Snark: A Polemic in Seven Fits (It's Mean, It's Personal, and It's Ruining Our Conversation)
2.74
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Sep 29, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
Proust and the Squid
3.79
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Sep 30, 2011
Jun 12, 2009
 
Unfortunate English: The Gloomy Truth Behind the Words You Use
3.73
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Jun 16, 2009
 
Britannia in Brief: The Scoop on All Things British
3.79
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Sep 17, 2011
Aug 16, 2009
 
Forgotten English
3.71
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Mar 15, 2010
Sep 22, 2009
 
The Broken Teaglass
3.33
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Apr 07, 2012
Oct 21, 2009
 
The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
4.01
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Mar 25, 2010
Oct 26, 2009
 
A Certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi": The Origin of Foreign Words Used in English
3.65
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Sep 21, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
 
The Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks: A Celebration of Creative Punctuation
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Sep 24, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
 
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
3.84
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Apr 21, 2011
 
How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
3.35
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Jul 28, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
What Language Is: And What it Isn't and What it Could Be
3.72
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Aug 05, 2011
 
The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
3.60
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Aug 04, 2011
Aug 05, 2011
 
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us
3.55
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Aug 10, 2011
 
When Parents Text: So Much Said...So Little Understood
3.77
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Sep 05, 2011
 
One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing
3.80
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Sep 11, 2011
 
The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate
3.71
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Feb 16, 2012
 
The Gilded Tongue: Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things
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Feb 16, 2012
 
Smart Words: Vocabulary for the Erudite
3.89
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Dec 31, 2011
Feb 16, 2012
 
Is That a Word?: From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of SCRABBLE
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Oct 26, 2012
 
Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing
3.88
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Jan 21, 2014
May 13, 2013
 
Quack This Way
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Jan 03, 2014
 
The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television
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Jan 09, 2014
 
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
3.85
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Jan 09, 2014
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