Reference & Language Books - Bestsellers

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780812995701
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Published: Random House - January 29th, 2019

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


The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020 Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781571988102
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - September 3rd, 2019

It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac, America’s oldest continuously published periodical!


The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.


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The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399582677
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 3rd, 2019

The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words.


Guinness World Records 2020 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781912286836
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Published: Guinness World Records - September 3rd, 2019

Fully revised and updated, the record-breaking compendium of superlatives is back and bursting with facts, figures and incredible stories – each one selected to inspire you to learn about the fascinating world we live in… and to break records of your own.


I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780735217416
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 15th, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-host Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes--drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her enormously popular Instagram account--that offer wisdom, courage, and hope.


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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385480017
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Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic passage that gives the book its title:
 


The Merriam-Webster Dictionary Cover Image
By Merriam-Webster (Manufactured by)
$7.50
ISBN: 9780877792956
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Published: Merriam-Webster - January 1st, 2016

An all new edition of the best-selling dictionary covering core vocabulary of everyday life. New words added from a variety of fields. More than 70.000 updated definitions. Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and over 8,000 usage examples aid understanding. Over 50 Million Copies Sold.


Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615196258
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Published: The Experiment - November 5th, 2019

A singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought-provoking to flat-out fun

Publisher's note: Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps.

Which countries don’t have rivers? Which ones have North Korean embassies? Who drives on the “wrong” side of the road?


Countries of the World in Minutes Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781635061154
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Published: Quercus - November 27th, 2018

For each of the 195 officially recognized countries of the world, a mini essay clearly and concisely explains its key history, characteristics, and social and political structures.


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Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Discover wonder.

“A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper.”— New York Times


Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and m


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020 Cover Image
By Sarah Janssen (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781600572302
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Published: World Almanac - November 26th, 2019

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America’s best-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs.


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