Language, May 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    Chomsky, Noam
    Columbia University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780231175968. $19.95
  2. Why Only Us: Language and Evolution
    Berwick, Robert C.
    MIT Press
    2016. ISBN 9780262034241. $22.95
  3. Language and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds
    Clackson, James
    Cambridge University Press
    2015. ISBN 9780521140669. $29.99
  4. The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity
    Taylor, Charles
    Belknap: Harvard University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780674660205. $35
  5. Making a Point: The Persnickety Story of English Punctuation
    Crystal, David
    St. Martin’s Press
    2015. ISBN 9781250060419. $24.99
  6. From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations
    Metcalf, Allan
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780199927128. $19.95
  7. Ancient Obscenities: Their Nature and Use in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds
    Dutsch, Dorota
    University of Michigan Press
    2015. ISBN 9780472119646. $90
  8. How English Became English: A Short History of a Global Language
    Horobin, Simon
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780198754275. $16.95
  9. Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus’s Rome
    Young, Elizabeth Marie
    University of Chicago Press
    2015. ISBN 9780226279916. $50
  10. Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands
    Gunn, Robert Lawrence
    New York University Press
    2015. ISBN 9781479842582. $89
  11. Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture
    Zdenek, Sean
    University of Chicago Press
    2015. ISBN 9780226312644. $120
  12. Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics
    Piller, Ingrid
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780199937240. $99
  13. Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages
    Dorren, Gaston
    Atlantic Monthly
    2015. ISBN 9780802124074. $25
  14. Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance
    Reeser, Todd W.
    University of Chicago Press
    2016. ISBN 9780226307008. $45
  15. The Future of Scholarly Writing: Critical Interventions
    Bammer, Angelika
    Palgrave Macmillan
    2015. ISBN 9781137520463. $100
  16. Early Modern Cultures of Translation
    Newman, Karen
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2015. ISBN 9780812247404. $55
  17. Learning Latin the Ancient Way: Latin Textbooks from the Ancient World
    Dickey, Eleanor
    Cambridge University Press
    2016. ISBN 9781107093607. $79.99
  18. Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics
    Levon, Erez
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780190210366. $99
  19. The Acquisition of Heritage Languages
    Montrul, Silvina
    Cambridge University Press
    2016. ISBN 9781107007246. $125
  20. The Crucible of Language: How Language and Mind Create Meaning
    Evans, Vyvyan
    Cambridge University Press
    2015. ISBN 9781107123915. $89.99
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