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  • Mark Forsyth
    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegrap...
  • Literature of the Gaelic Landscape (Paperback / softback)
    John Murray
    Literature of the Gaelic Landscape compares Gaelic litera...
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  • The Etymologicon (Paperback / softback)
    Mark Forsyth
    The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of...
  • I Never Knew There Was a Word For It (Paperback / softback)
    Adam Jacot de Boinod
    A compendium that includes three of the author's acclaime...
  • How Language Began (Hardback)
    Daniel Everett
    In his groundbreaking new book Daniel Everett seeks answe...
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  • An Introduction to English Phonetics (Paperback / softback)
    Richard Ogden
    This Bestselling textbook introduces undergraduates to th...
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  • The Elements of Eloquence (Paperback / softback)
    Mark Forsyth
    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegrap...
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  • David Peterson
    From master language creator David J.
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  • You Say Potato (Hardback)
    Ben Crystal, David Crystal
    An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, an...
  • You Are Not Human (Paperback / softback)
    Simon Lancaster
    Revelatory new book about the dangers of misusing language.
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  • The Story of Hebrew (Paperback / softback)
    Lewis Glinert
    The Story of Hebrew explores the extraordinary hold that ...
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  • Craic Baby (Hardback)
    Darach O Seaghdha
    The follow-up to Motherfocloir, exploring the Irish langu...
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  • Kasper Juffermans, Constan...
    This book examines the powerful role of writing in society.
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  • Business Bullshit (Paperback / softback)
    Andre Spicer
    Our organizations are flooded with empty talk.
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  • Motherfocloir (Hardback)
    Darach O'Seaghdha
    A humorous investigation of the Irish language.
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  • Coming Home (Paperback / softback)
    Michael McCaughan
    Packed with anecdotes and exercises,this is the story of ...
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  • The Etymologicon (Paperback / softback)
    Mark Forsyth
    The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of...
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  • Tamil (Hardback)
    David Shulman
    Spoken by eighty million people, Tamil is one of the grea...
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