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  • Scorn
    Scorn (English, Hardback) Matthew Parris

    'He's 100% political herpes. Back in six months whatever you do. Or three days, like last time.' Camilla Long on Nigel Farage...

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  • Verbal Judo
    Verbal Judo (English, Paperback) George J. Thompson

    Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand...

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  • The Study of Language 6th Edition
    The Study of Language 6th Edition (English, Paperback) George Yule

    Easy to follow, simple to understand, broad yet concise - this fundamental introduction to the study of language now includes new study questions and tasks.

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  • Of Grammatology
    Of Grammatology (English, Paperback) Jacques Derrida

    One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

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  • Introduccion a la linguistica hispanica actual
    Introduccion a la linguistica hispanica actual (Multiple languages, Paperback) Javier Munoz-Basols, Nina Moreno

    Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of Spanish....

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  • Learning Latin the Ancient Way
    Learning Latin the Ancient Way (Multiple languages, Paperback) Eleanor Dickey

    This book makes ancient Latin-learning materials usable by modern students for the first time.

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  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    What Kind of Creatures Are We? (English, Hardback) Noam Chomsky

    In clear, precise, and non-technical language, Chomsky elaborates on fifty years of scientific development in the study of language, sketching how his own work has implications for the origins of language, the close relations that language bears to thought, and its biological basis. Moving from language and mind to society and politics, he concludes with a philosophical defense of libertarian socialism.

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  • Quack This Way
    Quack This Way (English, Paperback) Bryan Garner, David Foster Wallace

    David Foster Wallace was at the center of late-20th-century American literature, Bryan A. Garner at that of legal scholarship and lexicography. It was language that drew them together. The wide-ranging interview reproduced here memorializes 67 minutes of their second and final evening together, in February 2006. It was DFW's last long interview, and the only one devoted exclusively to language and...

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  • A Rulebook for Arguments
    A Rulebook for Arguments (English, Paperback) Anthony Weston

    Offers an introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organised around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This work is suitable for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess arguments and how to cogently construct them.

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  • A Secret Vice
    A Secret Vice (Hardback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    First ever critical study of Tolkien's little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin's Game of Thrones.

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  • Language of the Third Reich
    Language of the Third Reich (English, Paperback) Victor Klemperer

    Originally published in English: London; New Brunswick, N.J.: Athlone Press, 2000.

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  • Unflattening
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • Holy Sh*t
    Holy Sh*t (English, Paperback) Melissa Mohr

    A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia.

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  • An Unkindness of Ravens
    An Unkindness of Ravens (English, Hardback) Chloe Rhodes

    Collective nouns are one of the most charming oddities of the English language. This absorbing book tells the stories of these evocative phrases, many of which have stood the test of time and are still in use today. Entertaining, informative and fascinating, An Unkindness of Ravens is perfect for any history or language buff.

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  • Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage
    Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (English, Hardback) Jeremy Butterfield

    This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and is a trustworthy guide for anyone seeking authoritative advice on the correct use of English.

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  • Pre-Suasion
    Pre-Suasion (English, CD-Audio) Robert Cialdini

    The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered....

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  • Going Deeper with New Testament Greek
    Going Deeper with New Testament Greek (English, Hardback) Dr Andreas J Kostenberger, Benjamin L Merkle

    Designed for those with a basic knowledge of Greek, Going Deeper with New Testament Greek is a user-friendly textbook for intermediate Greek courses at the college or seminary level.

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  • Barron's 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language
    Barron's 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language (English, Cards) Geoffrey S Poor

    Full-color photos on flash cards present close-ups of a model demonstrating 500 American Sign Language (ASL) signs. The meanings, brief descriptions of hand and arm motions, and related words are listed on the reverse side of each card. Correct formations of hand shapes and facial expressions are clearly shown to eliminate any possible confusion regarding intended word meanings. Where appropriate,...

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  • The Elements of Style
    The Elements of Style (English, Paperback) William Strunk, Jr

    The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of composition", "a few matters of form", a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled". In 2011, Time magazine listed The Elements of Style as one of the 100...

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