Barbara Lasserre brings the neglected world of onomatopoeia to life in this witty little gem of a book which will delight language lovers.

Words That Go Ping: The Ridiculously Wonderful World of Onomatopoeia
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Series:Why I Write Ser.

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard "Why I Write" may prove to be the most difficult question Karl Ove Knausgaard has struggled to answer ... read more

Inadvertent: Why I Write
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______________________ A richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of THE WORLD'S GREATEST SPEECHES - THE OLD, THE NEW AND THE UNSPOKEN - from the author of the international bestseller, Letters of Note.
Discover speeches that altered the course... read more

Speeches of Note
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Delve into the pages of this sumptuously illustrated book and take a tour of the greatest novels that the world has to offer. Fully updated for 2018.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
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The national bestseller from the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, exploring the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic--its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement... read more

Devotion
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1,423 Qi Facts to Bowl You Over
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"The ultimate literary bucket list." --THE WASHINGTON POST          Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable... read more

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die - A Life-Changing List
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Series:Quite Interesting Ser.

QI is the smartest comedy show on British television. Here creator John Lloyd and QI elves James Harkin and Anne Miller bring together 2,024 brain-tickling brand new facts to stop you in your tracks...
Humans glow in the dark.
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2,024 QI Facts to Stop You in Your Tracks
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Language is a wild animal: rough, ambiguous, inconsistent in countless ways. But that just makes it all the more tempting to tame it. Many have tried, from sticklers for supposedly correct grammar to inventors of supposedly p... read more

Talk on the Wild Side - The Untameable Nature of Language
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Master wordsmith and crossword king David Astle scientifically proves how cryptic crosswords can ward off dementia.

Rewording the Brain
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A bestselling compendium of more than 100 active and quiet physical games that can be played by youngsters, oldsters, and anyone in between.
 
The tradition of game playing without computers, joysticks, boards, or game pieces is celebrate... read more

The Pocket Guide to Games
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'What a lovely thing this is: a book that delights in the sheer textural joy of good sentences ... Any writer should read it' Bee Wilson
'Thoughtful, engaging, and lively ... when you've read it, you realise you've changed your attitude to writing ... read more

First You Write a Sentence
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