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    How babies babble, words change meaning and languages live or die ... In this fascinating survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work, David Crystal answers every question you might ever have had about the nuts and bolts of language in his usual highly illuminating way. Along the way we find out about eyebrow flashes, whistling...

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    At the heart of "Born to Run" lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring...

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    With profound messages of overcoming adversity and the power of self, Dodinsky is beloved by his 150,000 dedicated followers across the world. (In fact--one set of foreign rights are already sold!) Not only is his fanbase widespread, but they are deeply affected by his powerful words on a personal level--fans constantly share their struggles, their...

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    Meet the man who makes the mission of learning any language possible! Language hacker Benny Lewis shows how anyone anywhere can learn any language without leaving their home, using a simple toolkit and by harnessing the power of the Internet. Benny definitely wasn't born with the 'language gene'. After graduating in electronic engineering in his native...

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    'What kind of world would you like to inhabit?' Here, Keri Smith begins with a list. Writing down everything the reader is drawn to, from things they love or collect to things that fascinate and excite, including objects, colours, sounds, textures, memories, places and people, the list serves as the building block for the creation of a new world. This...

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    In this completely revised and updated edition of international bestseller WATCHING THE ENGLISH, anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. Now with new survey data to add weight to her original fieldwork findings, and more extensive field-research and experiments to back up earlier...

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    The White Masai is at once a hopelessly romantic love story, a gripping adventure yarn, and, incidentally, a fine piece of meticulously observed social anthropology. It is also a compulsive read. Corinne Hofmann falls in love with a Masai warrior while on holiday with her boyfriend in Kenya. After overcoming all sorts of obstacles, she moves into a tiny...

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    The subjects of Salman Rushdie's new collection of non-fiction essays in this volume includes: "The Wizard of Oz", U2, the death of Princess Diana and football to 20th-century writers including Angela Carter, Arthur Miller and Arundhati Roy.

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    "Don't miss this visionary book, perfectly pitched for our suspect, over-corporate times. Klein – a young funky heiress to Chomsky – has written valiantly about resistance to the multinational mindset, making this welcome book of conscientious objection one of the years most resonant." 'I-D' "A riveting, conscientious piece of journalism and a...

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    'A marvellous book ... for anyone who loves the English language(s) it will be a treasure house' Philip Pullman How did a language originally spoken by a few thousand Anglo-Saxons become one used by more than 1,500 million people? How have all the different versions of English evolved and changed? In this compelling global tour, David Crystal turns the...

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    A witty, irreverent but very useful account of the peculiarities of the English language. This book is designed to appeal to all lovers of language and history. The author also wrote "The Lost Continent", "Book of Blunders" and "Dictionary of Troublesome Words". "Mother Tongue" should appeal to all lovers of language and history and also those with a...

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    Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to...

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    Weird, wonderful and witty. And best of all, it's all true. If you, like me, enjoy showing off how much more you know about arcane subjects than anyone else, this is a must have. JONATHAN ROSS South American rats settle arguments by boxing. Tuna fish sunbathe and herring communicate with each other by breaking wind. Llamas hum to each other, elephants...

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    Illustrated Children's Books explores the history, design and influence of the most seminal children's books which have inspired and enchanted generations worldwide. Produced in association with the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in New York,Illustrated Children's Booksprovides a rare glimpse into the history and provenance of the characters we all know and...

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