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A revolutionary account of the origins of language from one of the world's best known and most influential linguists.
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Barbara Lasserre brings the neglected world of onomatopoeia to life in this witty little gem of a book which will delight language lovers.
A groundbreaking and controversial new theory about how we talk.
R. L. Trask, illustrated by Bill Mayblin
Covering thinkers from Aristotle to Saussure and Chomsky, Linguistics; A Graphic Guide reveals the rules and beauty that underlie language, our most human skill.
Adventure, personal enlightenment and the makings of a scientific revolution proceed together in this vivid, funny and moving book.