Booklist - English Language

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There are 23 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, £20.00 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780241253588

Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late Capitalist Struggle by Kelly Fritsch, Clare O'Connor and A.K. Thompson (Editors), £18.95 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781849352420

Trivium: The Classical Liberal Arts of Grammar, Logic, & Rhetoric by John Martineau (Editor), £14.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781907155185

Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780241967874

Making a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation by David Crystal, £12.99 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9781781253502

Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous by Marco Deseriis, £20.00 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780816694877

Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover's Guide to the British Landscape by Dominick Tyler, £16.99 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9781783350483

An Unkindness of Ravens: A Book of Collective Nouns by Chloe Rhodes, £9.99 (hardback, 2014) ISBN 9781782433088

The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language by Mark Forsyth, £12.99 (hardback, 2012) ISBN 9781848314153

I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How it Shapes the Way We See the World by James Geary, £9.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780061710292

One for Sorrow: A Book of Old-Fashioned Lore by Chloe Rhodes, £9.99 (hardback, 2011) ISBN 9781843177005

The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth, £12.99 (hardback, 2011) ISBN 9781848313071

A Little Book of Language by David Crystal, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780300170825

Unmentionables: From Family Jewels to Friendly Fire - What We Say Instead of What We Mean by Ralph Keyes, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781848542075

Shocked and Awed: How the War on Terror and Jihad Have Changed the English Language by Fred Halliday, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781848850316

The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English by Henry Hitchings, £9.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780719564550

Outright Barbarous: How the Violent Language of the Right Poisons American Democracy by Jeffrey Feldman, £13.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780978843151

Slang: The People's Poetry by Michael Adams, £16.99 (hardback, 2008) ISBN 9780195314632

Shakespeare by Bill Bryson, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780007197903

The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do Men and Women Really Speak Different Languages? by Deborah Cameron, £10.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780199550999

Understanding Spelling by Olivia O'Sullivan & Anne Thomas, £23.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 0415419883

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions by Ian Stuart-Hamilton, £15.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 1843105187

Blooming English: Observations on the Roots, Cultivation and Hybrids of the English Language by Kate Burridge, £19.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780521548328