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Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
3.74
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Aug 04, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
 
Um...: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
3.16
it was ok
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Finding Our Tongues: Mothers, Infants, and the Origins of Language
3.84
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Jul 23, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
3.74
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Jul 16, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
 
Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language
3.03
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Jul 11, 2011
Jul 07, 2011
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.04
it was ok
Jul 03, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
3.83
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Jul 02, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
3.86
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Jul 10, 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
Seeing Voices
4.03
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Jun 13, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
3.45
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May 30, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
A Man Without Words
3.66
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May 27, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
The Sound of Language
3.76
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Jul 30, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
3.61
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May 27, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language
4.06
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May 23, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
Globish: How the English Language Became the World's Language
3.22
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Jun 23, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
The Ha-Ha
3.59
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Jun 06, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals about the Mind
3.97
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Jun 2011
May 19, 2011
 
Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process
3.99
it was ok
Jun 06, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
Ella Minnow Pea: A Progressively Lipogrammatic Epistolary Fable
3.83
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Jun 02, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language
3.80
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May 21, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, And Language
3.55
it was ok
May 23, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
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Jul 2011
May 13, 2011
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.84
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Jul 28, 2005
Oct 25, 2008
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