Language: history & general works

The Yield

Tara June Winch


Index, A History of the

Dennis Duncan


The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English

Hana Videen


Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing

Gretchen McCulloch


Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe

Gaston Dorren


Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

Stephen Moss


The Dawn of Language: The story of how we came to talk



The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang

Geoff Tibballs


The Unfolding Of Language

Guy Deutscher


A Little Book of Language

David Crystal


The Atlas of Unusual Languages: An Exploration of Language,...

Collins Books and Zoran Nikolic


Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language

Bill Bryson

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