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Robert Lane Greene

Robert Lane Greene is an international correspondent for The Economist, and his writing has appeared in The New York Times, on Slate, and in other publications. He also wrote a biweekly column for The New Republic from 2002 to 2004. Greene is a frequent television and radio commentator on international affairs, an adjunct assistant professor in the Center for Global Affairs at New York University, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He speaks nine languages and was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University, where he earned a M.Phil. in European politics and society. Robert Lane Greene lives... Read More

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You Are What You Speak
Written by Robert Lane Greene
Delacorte Press | Hardcover | March 2011
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-80787-5 (0-553-80787-0)

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus


What is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the... Read more





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