Arika Okrent received a joint Ph.D. in the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Psychology’s Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Program at the University of Chicago. She has also earned her first-level certification in Klingon. She lives in Philadelphia.
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau On Sale: May 11, 2010 Price: $16.00
Written by author Akira Okrent, who has a Ph.D. in linguistics, The Land of Invented Languages is an informative book about language, as seen through the escapades of those who have tried to invent ones that work better than those we are born speaking.
“Hats off to Okrent, who expertly exposes the...
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