Books from 2020

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November 13, 2020

Why Editors Drink: A snarky look at common, often hilarious, writing blunders

A snarky look at common, often hilarious, writing blunders.

October 23, 2020

Speaking American: How Y’all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide

Did you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can predict the zip code of where you grew up?

October 9, 2020

Typo Squad

Typo Squad, and it's set in a reality where typos are lethal to 98% of the population.

September 25, 2020

Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages

​Dorren takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the world's 20 most-spoken languages.

September 11, 2020

Don't Believe a Word: The Surprising Truth About Language

​This book debunks nine common myths. It's sure to be a fascinating linguistic and historical journey for word nerds.​

August 28, 2020

The Whole World in a Book

The Whole World in a Book explores a period in which globalization, industrialization, and social mobility were changing language in unimaginable ways.

August 14, 2020

What's Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and She

Dennis Baron reveals the untold story of how we got from he and she to zie and hir and singular-they.

July 24, 2020

Murder Your Darlings

From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books - from Aristotle to Strunk & White.

July 10, 2020

Grammarlocks and the Three Theiyr'res: A Gram'mar Mountain Twisted Tale

​This twist on a classic fairy tale is meant to help kids learn the basics of grammar.

June 26, 2020

Good Grammar is the Life of the Party

Grammar aficionados and beginners alike will love this fresh, friendly approach to tackling American English grammar and punctuation rules.