Best Sellers: Language, February 21, 2013

March 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Language: The Cultural Tool
Everett, Daniel L.
2012. ISBN 9780307378538. $27.95

2) Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S.
Alim, H. Samy
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199812967. $99

3) Saussure
Joseph, John E.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199695652. $55

4) The Science of Language: Interviews with James McGilvray
Chomsky, Noam
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107016378. $75

5) The Story of Ain’t: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published
Skinner, David
2012. ISBN 9780062027467. $26.99

6) Designing Information: Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design
Katz, Joel
John Wiley
2012. ISBN 9781118341971. $55

7) Native Listening: Language Experience and the Recognition of Spoken Words
Cutler, Anne
MIT Press
2012. ISBN 9780262017565. $50

8) Feminist Rhetorical Practices: New Horizons for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies
Royster, Jacqueline Jones
Southern Illinois University Press
2012. ISBN 9780809330690. $35

9) Geographies of Philological Knowledge: Postcoloniality and the Transatlantic National Epic
Altschul, Nadia R.
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226016214. $45

10) Remodelling Communication: From WWII to the WWW
Genosko, Gary
University of Toronto Press
2012. ISBN 9781442644342. $40

11) Words at Work and Play: Three Decades in Family and Community Life
Heath, Shirley Brice
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9780521841979. $99

12) Interpreting Figurative Meaning
Gibbs, Raymond W., Jr.
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107024359. $99

13) The Life of Slang
Coleman, Julie
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199571994. $27.95

14) Openings: Acknowledging Essential Moments In Human Communication
Hyde, Michael J.
Baylor University Press
2012. ISBN 9781602585836. $29.95

15) The Story of English in 100 Words
Crystal, David
St. Martin’s
2012. ISBN 9781250003461. $22.99

16) Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy
Palmeri, Jason
Southern Illinois University Press
2012. ISBN 9780809330898. $34.95

17) Distant Publics: Development Rhetoric and the Subject of Crisis
Rice, Jenny
University of Pittsburgh Press
2012. ISBN 9780822962045. $25.95

18) How Language Began: Gesture and Speech in Human Evolution
McNeill, David
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107021211. $95

19) Multilingualism: Understanding Linguistic Diversity
Edwards, John
2012. ISBN 9781441123480. $80

20) Living Through Conquest: The Politics of Early English, 1020–1220
Treharne, Elaine
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199585250. $85

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