Reference & Language Books

Garner's Quotations: A Modern Miscellany Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279196
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

A selection of favorite quotes that the celebrated literary critic has collected over the decades.


Guinness World Records 2021 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781913484002
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Published: Guinness World Records - October 6th, 2020

All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery!


Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250268501
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 24th, 2020

From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew.


This Just Speaks to Me: Words to Live By Every Day Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593191088
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 13th, 2020

In this all-new collection of beloved quotes, This Just Speaks to Me, #1 New York Times bestselling author Hoda Kotb offers inspiration, wisdom, and hope 365 days a year.


Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World's Most Infamous Items Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683692362
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Published: Quirk Books - September 15th, 2020

Beware...this book is cursed! These strange but true stories of the world’s most infamous items will appeal to true believers as well as history buffs, horror fans, and anyone who loves a good spine-tingling tale. 


Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525574972
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 20th, 2020

Pulitzer Prize–winning literary critic Michiko Kakutani shares 100 personal, thought-provoking essays about books that have mattered to her and that help illuminate the world we live in today—with beautiful illustrations throughout.


The Old Farmer's Almanac 2021 Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781571988485
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - September 1st, 2020

Happy New Almanac Year! It’s time to celebrate the newest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Long recognized as North America’s most-beloved and best-selling annual, the handy yellow book fulfills every need and expectation as a calendar of the heavens, a time capsule of the year, an essential reference that reads like a magazine.


Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985719
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A sharp, funny grammar guide they’ll actually want to read, from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus
 

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine Paste Shelf Awareness


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Speaking American: How Y’all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358359937
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2020

From the creator of the New York Times dialect quiz that ignited conversations about how and why we say the words we say, a stunning and delightful exploration of American language

Did you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can reveal where you grew up?


The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book Cover Image
By James Raven (Editor)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780198702986
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 1st, 2020

In 14 original essays, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book reveals the history of books in all their various forms, from the ancient world to the digital present. Leading international scholars offer an original and richly illustrated narrative that is global in scope.


27 Essential Principles of Story: Master the Secrets of Great Storytelling, from Shakespeare to South Park Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523507160
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 18th, 2020

“So often people ask me if there’s a book on story I can recommend. This is the one.


Oxford Dictionary of Idioms Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780198845621
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - August 18th, 2020

What is it to 'cock a snook', where is the land of Nod, and who was first to go the extra mile? Find the answers to these questions (and many more ) in the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms.


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