Writing & Language

The Wordhord

Hana Videen

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $27.99

An entertaining and illuminating collection of weird, wonderful and downright baffling words from the origins of English.

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Improvise!

Max Dickins

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Yes, this is a book about improvisation. And it's a book about business. Specifically, it's a book about how to build confidence, be more creative and face anything. If you want to get serious at work, it's time to play.

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I Saw the Dog

Alexandra Aikhenvald

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $29.99

A leading expert draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to reveal the mysteries and magic of language.

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Bird by Bird

Anne Lamott

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

A modern classic - a funny and practical guide to being a writer by the New York Times bestseller.

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Long Live Latin

Nicola Gardini

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $32.99

The international bestseller that celebrates the beauty, passion and life-lessons to be found in this not-so-dead language.

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How To Write a Great Story

Caroline Lawrence

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

Million-copy-selling author Caroline Lawrence shares her best tips in this fun and accessible guide to creative writing and storytelling.

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Talk on the Wild Side

Lane Greene

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Why won't language do as it's told? Join the Economist's Johnson columnist on a headspinning journey of discovery

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Sounds Appealing

David Crystal

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

The newest volume in David Crystal's pentalogy of the English language, focusing on the subtleties of pronunciation.

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Talk on the Wild Side

Lane Greene

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $29.99

How language outsmarts its would-be masters, by the Economist's language columnist.

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Write to the Point

Sam Leith

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Get writing right - in the only way that matters.

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