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Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

The Untold History of English

US$11.99

A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful...

Word On The Street: Debunking The Myth Of A Pure Standard English

Word On The Street

Debunking The Myth Of A Pure Standard English

Basic Books (2009)
US$11.99

Though there is a contingent of linguists who fight the fact, our language is always changing--not...

Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally)

Words on the Move

Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally)

US$9.99

A bestselling linguist takes us on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our...

Authentically Black
US$12.99

The critically acclaimed book from the bestselling author of Losing the Race and The Power of...

Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America

Winning the Race

Beyond the Crisis in Black America

US$14.99

In his first major book on the state of black America since the New York Times bestseller Losing...

All about the Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America

All about the Beat

Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America

US$4.99

The bestselling commentator, hailed for his frank and fearless arguments on race, imparts a scathing...

Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Language Interrupted

Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

US$79.99

In Language Interrupted , linguist John McWhorter agrees that all languages are complex, but...

Language Change and Language Contact in Pidgins and Creoles

This book collects a selection of fifteen papers presented at three meetings of the Society for...

Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America's Lingua Franca

Talking Back, Talking Black

Truths About America's Lingua Franca

US$15.99

An authoritative, impassioned celebration of Black English, how it works, and why it matters

The Language Hoax
US$9.99

A provocative argument against the idea that we view the world through the lens of the language we...