A Little Book of Language

by David Crystal

A Little Book of Language

Hardcover, 260 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $25 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

A Little Book of Language
David Crystal

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Book Summary

With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, understanding the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant.


NPR stories about A Little Book of Language

Reviews From The NPR Community


Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.