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: How Every Letter Tells a Story
Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid ...
Spell It Out
: The Curious, Enthralling and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling
The fascinating and surprising history of English spelling from David Crystal, everyone's favorite expert ...
The Riddle of the Labyrinth
: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code tells one of the most intriguing stories in ...
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?
: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Funny and surprising on every page, Is That a Fish in Your Ear? offers readers new insight into the mystery of...
Just My Type
: A Book About Fonts
A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, What does your favorite font say ...
Through the Language Glass
: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of ...
The Pattern in the Carpet
: A Personal History with Jigsaws
An original and brilliant work. Margaret Drabble weaves her own story into a history of games, in particular ...
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