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Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Written by Ella Frances Sanders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607747109
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Lost in Translation
An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Written by Ella Frances Sanders


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $14.99

An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation into English.

Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there’s a Finnish word for the distance... Read more >
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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911599
Our Price: $12.99
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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Word Smart, 5th Edition
Word Smart, 5th Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307945037
Our Price: $9.99
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Word Smart, 5th Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

Let your vocabulary speak for itself.

Knowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That’s why more than one million people have used Word Smart to improve their vocabularies! This updated 5th edition defines and explains more than 1,400 need-to-know vocabulary words.

To create... Read more >
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Dark Alliance
The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
Written by Gary Webb
Foreword by Maxine Waters


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, "Kill the Messenger," to be be released in Fall 2014

Winner of the 1999 PEN/Oakland Censorship Award

Winner of the 1999 Firecracker Alternative Bookseller (FAB) Award, Politics category

Finalist for the 1999 Bay Area Book Reviewers Awards

Dark Alliance
is a... Read more >
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Several Short Sentences About Writing
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958495
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Several Short Sentences About Writing

Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well. Drawing on years of experience as a writer and teacher of writing, Verlyn Klinkenborg offers an approach to writing that... Read more >
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Living Language Spanish, Platinum Edition
Living Language Spanish, Platinum Edition
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307479129
Our Price: $179.00
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Living Language Spanish, Platinum Edition
A complete beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDS, complete online course, apps, and live e-Tutoring
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 336 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $179.00

For over 65 years, millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it’s your turn.
 
Based on the Living Language Method™, Platinum Spanish gives you, the flexibility to fit language learning into your life. You choose where, when, and how you learn.
 

• 3 BOOKS: 46 lessons, additional review exercises, culture notes, an extensive glossary... Read more >
In the Land of Invented Languages
In the Land of Invented Languages
Written by Arika Okrent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980899
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In the Land of Invented Languages
Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius
Written by Arika Okrent


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.00

Here is the captivating story of humankind’s enduring quest to build a better language—and overcome the curse of Babel. Just about everyone has heard of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man’s attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And every Star Trek fan knows about... Read more >
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Signing
Signing
Written by Harry Bornstein and Saulnier, Illustrated by Ralph R. Miller, Sr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517561324
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Signing
Signed English: A Basic Guide
Written by Harry Bornstein and Saulnier
Illustrated by Ralph R. Miller, Sr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 21, 1988
Price: $13.95

A quick-reference dictionary to sign language for everyone who wants to communicate with someone who is deaf or hearing-impaired. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the Living Language video, Say It By Signing. 1,080 black-and-white illustrations. Read more >
Word Power
Word Power
Written by Peter Funk, Read by Peter Funk
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739314838
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Word Power

Written by Peter Funk
Read by Peter Funk


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: December 7, 2004
Price: $11.00

Word Power is an easy-to-follow series of vocabulary lessons from master linguist Peter Funk. His proven techniques will dramatically help you to improve your vocabulary and express yourself more clearly and forcefully. You will also gain the confidence that comes from having exactly the right word for every situation.

Word Power offers... Read more >
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Wild Mind
Wild Mind
Written by Natalie Goldberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553347753
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Wild Mind
Living the Writer's Life
Written by Natalie Goldberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1990
Price: $17.00

Natalie Goldberg, author of the bestselling  Writing Down The Bones, teaches a method  of writing that can take you beyond craft to the  true source of creative power: The mind that is  "raw, full of energy, alive and  hungry."



Here is compassionate, practical, and often  humorous advice about how to find time to write,  how to discover your personal... Read more >
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