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  • Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally)
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    Pages : 272

    by: John McWhorter

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    A brisk look at how and why words change.

    In his 17th book investigating the variety, history, and idiosyncrasy of language, McWhorter (English and Comparative Literature/Columbia Univ.; The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1627794719

    ISBN-13: 9781627794718

    Language: English

  • Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School
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    Pages : 448

    by: Stuart Jeffries

    Publisher: pVerso

    Book Description

    Life inside the 20th-century’s reigning citadel of pessimism, as told through the lives and (often conflicting) philosophies of its key thinkers.

    Longtime Guardian cultural critic Jeffries (Mrs. Slocombe's Pussy: Growing Up in ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1784785687

    ISBN-13: 9781784785680

    Language: English