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Why Translation Matters
3.58


Another brilliant exposé of the cultural world of literature. Edith Grossman writes fluently and insightfully on the role of translation in dissemina
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Jul 14, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Story of English in 100 Words
3.86


A highly enjoyable historical account of the origins of words and phrases we daily take for granted.
Jun 05, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents
3.45


Wonderfully informative, a must read for those of us who have to read world literature in translation.
Jul 14, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
4.04
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Apr 03, 2010
 
A Little Book of Language
3.71
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May 17, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
A History of Reading
4.00
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Jan 2009
Aug 28, 2011
 
Let Stalk Strine / Nose Tone Unturned
4.40
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Apr 1970
Jun 13, 2012
 
Literary Theory: An Introduction
3.91
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May 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
3.80
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Sep 2011
May 14, 2011
 
Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza
3.93
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Jul 22, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
3.89
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Jul 22, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
 
Fever and Spear (Your Face Tomorrow, #1)
4.02
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Sep 21, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
 
The Oxford History of Hungarian Literature
3.00
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Jan 25, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
 
The Talking Ape: How Language Evolved
3.58
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Oct 25, 2013
Oct 02, 2013
 
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
3.96
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Nov 29, 2014
Nov 16, 2014
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