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Lexical Meaning by Lynne Murphy
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The Prodigal Tongue by Lynne Murphy
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The Prodigal Tongue by Lynne Murphy
"What a great book! It's about language now, but it's also a history of the English language as it has migrated from Great Britain to the United States and beyond. It's about how social class and mobility has impacted, and continues to impact, our..." Read more of this review »
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The Prodigal Tongue by Lynne Murphy
"This books first half was hilarious. It got more serious in the second half but was still very easy to read as a non-fiction book. An absolute must for Americans in England or Brits in America. Or anyone with experience with both. It spoke to my h..." Read more of this review »
The Prodigal Tongue by Lynne Murphy
"This was one of those books that felt like it came into my life at exactly the moment it was meant to. Yes, I am one of many Anglophiles that admits to having an inferiority complex about my Americanisms, or American English, as the author so fasc..." Read more of this review »
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Integral Buddhism And the Future of Spirituality by Ken Wilber
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The Rub of Time by Martin Amis
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Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays by Paul Kingsnorth
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The Evil of Banality by Elizabeth Minnich
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An astonishing work of scholarship, I hope more people will discover this book and think about it. I'm not sure the human race at this juncture is really capable of much deep thought, and I'm afraid that our present is full of Eichmanns. This is a bo ...more
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Pretending to Be Normal by Liane Holliday Willey
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It's a very helpful book to those of us living on the spectrum. We older readers who have dealt with the experiences of the autism spectrum for many decades are well served by younger writers recounting their experiences. This book is both instructiv ...more
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Gilles Deleuze
“Forming grammatically correct sentences is for the normal individual the prerequisite for any submission to social laws. No one is supposed to be ignorant of grammaticality; those who are belong in special institutions. The unity of language is fundamentally political.”
Gilles Deleuze, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

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