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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
by Steven Pinker
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With The Stuff of Thought, linguist Steven Pinker returns to the themes of language and human nature to examine how words express the workings of our minds. Dealing with many aspects of human cognitive and social evolution, Pinker demonstrates his... (read more)

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The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar
The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar
by Mark C. Baker
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It's difficult to fathom that the incredible number of languages in the world can be broken down into a small group of shared parameters. Mark Baker shows that this is possible due to a key uniting factor: grammar. His investigation spans the Navajo Code... (read more)

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Exercises in Style (13 Edition)
Exercises in Style (13 Edition)
by Raymond Queneau
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Raymond Queneau's brilliant 1947 classic could have just as easily been titled Achievements of Ingenuity. Written more than a decade before he would cofound the "Workshop of Potential Literature" (Oulipo), Exercises in Style is one of the preeminent... (read more)

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