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Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages

GASTON DORREN · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

English is the world language, except that most of the world doesn't speak it -- only one in five people does. Dorren calculates that to speak fluently with half of the world's 7.4 billion people in their mother tongues, you would need to know no fewer than twenty languages. He sets...
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A People's Guide to Publishing: Build a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business

Joe Biel · Microcosm Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to book publishing written by a successful book publisher.So, you want to publish books. Publishing is an incredibly rewarding yet endlessly complicated profession. This readable, comprehensive, and empowering book serves as a resource and reality...
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The Diary of a Bookseller

SHAUN BYTHELL · Melville House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Hilarious, wry, and charming tales of bookselling in remotest Scotland "Among the most irascible and amusing bookseller memoirs I've read." --Dwight Garner, New York TimesThe funny and fascinating memoir of Bythell's experiences at the helm of The Bookshop, Scotland's...
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GED Test Prep 2019: 2 Practice Tests Proven Strategies

Caren Van Slyke · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 780
Format: Paperback

Kaplan's GED Test Prep 2019 provides expert strategies, online practice, and video tutorials to help you pass all four GED subject tests. Our book is content fully aligned according to GED Testing Service, and Kaplan is the official partner for live online prep for the GED test. For more...
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The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide

John Seymour · DK
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

Embrace off-grid green living with a new edition of the bestselling classic guide to a more sustainable way of life from the father of self-sufficiency.For over 40 years, John Seymour has inspired thousands to make more responsible, enriching, and eco-friendly choices with his advice on living...
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Talk on the Wild Side: Why Language Can't Be Tamed

Lane Greene · The Economist
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Language is the most human invention. Spontaneous, unruly, passionate, and erratic it resists every attempt to discipline or regularize it--a history celebrated here in all its irreverent glory.Language is a wild thing. It is vague and anarchic. Style, meaning, and usage are continually...
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An Introduction to Medical Spanish: Communication and Culture, Fifth Edition

Robert O. Chase · Yale University Press
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

The updated, fifth edition of the widely used introductory Spanish textbook designed specifically for health care professionals As the Spanish-speaking population grows, nurses, doctors, dentists, and other health care professionals increasingly need to communicate in Spanish with their...
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Quotations of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Emerson · Applewood Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Quotations inspire the soul. The quote books in Applewood Books' Great Quotations series are each bound in a handsome three-piece cover, and do just that and more. Quotations of Ralph Waldo Emerson is a collection revealing the transcendental wisdom, as well as the keenly detailed observations...
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The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy

Kenyatta D. Berry · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The popularity of Family History has increased over the past five years due to TV shows like Genealogy Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, and Who Do You Think You Are? The ability to access records online has opened up the one time hobby for genealogy enthusiasts to the mainstream. Companies...
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Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping the Universe and Beyond

James Trefil · National Geographic
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the universe, and beyond. For space enthusiasts, science lovers, and star gazers, here is the newly revised edition of National Geographic's enduring guide to space, with a new introduction...
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