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Every Word Is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries and Meanings of Language

Daniel Tammet · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language by the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers.Is vocabulary destiny? Why do clocks "talk" to the Nahua people of Mexico? Will A.I. researchers ever produce true human-machine dialogue? In this mesmerizing...
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Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened Life

Albert Flynn DeSilver · Sounds True
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

The best writers say their work seems to come from a source beyond the thinking mind. But how do we access that source? "We must first look inside ourselves and be willing to touch that raw emotional core at the heart of a deeper creativity," writes Albert Flynn DeSilver. In Writing...
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Atlas of the World

Not Available · Oxford University Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe,...
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The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus

Richard S Tyler · Auricle Ink Pub
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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Fashion 150: 150 Years / 150 Designers

Arianna Piazza · Laurence King Publishing
Pages: 533
Format: Hardcover

Featuring over 500 photographs and original illustrations, this is the complete guide to the designers, brands, movements and style icons that have created the history of international fashion from the 1860s all the way to today.This encyclopedic volume, with over 150 entries, is both a reliable,...
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Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's English Dictionary, New Edition, 2017 copyright,

Merriam-Webster · Merriam-Webster
Pages: 1994
Format: Paperback

This New Edition is an indispensable teaching tool for non-native speaking students wishing to master spoken and written English. With hundreds of new words and meanings, this Learner's Dictionary offers a complete and essential reference guide by America's foremost language experts....
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The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

Martina Flor · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Golden Secrets of Lettering is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to hand lettering. With easy-to-understand instructions and guidelines, plenty of inspirational examples, and hundreds of hand sketches and illustrations, Martina Flor shows readers how to transform their...
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The Garden Photography Workshop: Expert Tips and Techniques for Capturing the Essence of Your Garden

Andrea Jones · Timber Press
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Learn to take better garden photos! One of the most rewarding aspects of gardening is sharing its beauty, both physically with those who visit and virtually with those who only see it on a screen. But capturing a garden's true essence is difficult, and often the moments worth sharing...
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A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' ABC

Jonathan Scott · Pen and Sword
Pages: 247
Format: Paperback

Part encyclopedia, part dictionary, part almanac - Jonathan Scott's Dictionary of Family History doesn't claim to be exhaustive, but it is practical, easy to use, entertaining and genuinely informative. It is the kind of book you can dip into or use as a starting point for deeper...
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The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

David Crystal · Oxford University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: to be. Yet it is jam-packed with more different meanings, forms, and uses than any other English word. As he reveals be's multiple incarnations, David Crystal takes us to the heart of our flexible and changing language. He tells...
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