One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much.
We all need inspiration. Other People's Words delivers it.
When we are confused or sad, lonely or angry, or simply in need of a boost in a relationship or in our life goals, each of us can be uplifted by the wisdom of others.
WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER, with The Princeton Review! This revised 7th edition of our popular ACT practice question compendium contains 1,523 practice problems to help familiarize you with the exam, including both drills and full-length tests and detailed answers and explanations to better support your understanding of tricky problems.
A practical, all-encompassing guide to disaster preparedness, from avalanches and blackouts to pandemics and wildfires.
An emergency room physician and U.S. Air Force veteran, Dr. Torres, aka “Dr. Disaster,” has spent his career on the front lines, saving lives in all sorts of disasters.
A foolproof guide both to lying and to detecting deception,The CIA Guide to Lying and Lie Detection will teach you how the pros can tell if and when somebody is lying.
People lie all the time. Studies show that the average American lies between six and twenty times a day.
A collection of over 200 inspirational and meaningful quotes around conservation and sustainability.
The hugely popular New York Times “Your Money” columnist and author of the bestselling The Opposite of Spoiled offers a deeply reported and emotionally honest approach to the biggest financial decision families will ever make: what to pay for college.
Voices of Change brings together the transformative and empowering words of two centuries of activists in one bold and powerful quote book. Harriet Tubman's demand for her right to liberty or death stands beside Elie Wiesel's call to combat persecution wherever it stands.
A timely, nuanced work that dissects the thorny debate around cultural appropriation and the literary imagination.
A thorough, illuminating, and entertaining guide to crafting point of view, a fiction writer’s most essential choice.
This national bestseller is "a significant contribution to discussions of the art of fiction and a necessary challenge to received views about whose stories are told, how they are told and for whom they are intended" (Laila Lalami, The New York Times Book Review).
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