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Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

McCulloch, Gretchen · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language.Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured...
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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Montell, Amanda · Harper Wave
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humor and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them."I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montell's brilliance...
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A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea

Kulick, Don · Algonquin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Perhaps the finest and most profound account of ethnographic fieldwork and discovery that has ever entered the anthropological literature." - The Wall Street Journal "If you want to experience a profoundly different culture without the exhausting travel (to say nothing...
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Los Zombis No Comen Verduras!

Jorge Lacera · Children's Book Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mo Romero is a zombie who loves nothing more than growing, cooking, and eating vegetables. Tomatoes? Tantalizing. Peppers? Pure perfection! The problem? Mo's parents insist that their niño eat only zombie cuisine, like arm-panadas and finger foods. They tell Mo over and over that zombies...
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Against the Inquisition

Marcos Aguinis · AmazonCrossing
Pages: 636
Format: Paperback

"[A] stirring song of freedom." - Nobel Prize laureate Mario Vargas LlosaFrom a renowned prize-winning Argentinian author comes a historical novel based on the true story of one man's faith, spirit, and resistance during the Spanish Inquisition in Latin America.Born in sixteenth-century...
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