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  • Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story
    Michael Rosen
    Paperback: 02/09/2016
    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
    David Crystal
    Paperback: 12/02/2014
    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
    Margalit Fox
    Paperback: 04/15/2014
    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
    David Bellos
    Paperback: 10/16/2012
    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
    Simon Garfield
    Paperback: 09/04/2012
    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
    Guy Deutscher
    Paperback: 08/30/2011
    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
    Margaret Drabble
    Paperback: 09/10/2010
    An original and brilliant work. Margaret Drabble weaves her own story into a history of games, in particular ...

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