The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language 1,304 copies, 31 reviews
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English 1,193 copies, 42 reviews
Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We… 339 copies, 5 reviews
Losing the Race: Self-Sabotage in Black America 335 copies, 4 reviews
Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America 301 copies, 8 reviews
Words on the Move: Why English Won't—and Can't—Sit Still (Like,… 269 copies, 23 reviews
What Language Is: And What It Isn't and What It Could Be! 232 copies, 8 reviews
The Story of Human Language 209 copies, 9 reviews
The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language 203 copies, 7 reviews
Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever 180 copies, 9 reviews
Word on the Street: Debunking the Myth of "Pure" Standard English 145 copies, 1 review
Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America 136 copies, 2 reviews
Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America's Lingua Franca 133 copies, 12 reviews
Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority 130 copies, 1 review
Language A to Z (Author) 76 copies, 7 reviews
Myths, Lies and Half-Truths of Language Usage 61 copies, 4 reviews
Language Families of the World 51 copies, 2 reviews
All about the Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America 45 copies, 1 review
Spreading the Word: Language and Dialect in America 22 copies, 1 review
Defining Creole 17 copies
The Story of Human Language: Pt 2 14 copies
The Story of Human Language: Pt 3 13 copies
The Creole Debate 9 copies
The most efficient language 6 copies
A grammar of Saramaccan Creole 5 copies
Ancient Writing and the History of the Alphabet (Author) 2 copies
How Language Works 2 copies
The Nature of Writing 1 copy
"A Matter of Fashion" 1 copy
"Talking With Your Fingers" 1 copy
Is English special because it's 'Globish'? 1 copy, 1 review
The Story of Human Language: The World's First Language (Lecture 12) 1 copy, 1 review
When Language Began 1 copy
What is Language ? 1 copy
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your… (Contributor) 733 copies, 17 reviews
The Best American Magazine Writing 2003 (Contributor) 71 copies
What’s Language Got to Do with It? (Contributor) 51 copies, 2 reviews
Degrees of Restructuring in Creole Languages (Creole Language Library) (Contributor) 7 copies
Time Magazine 2010.12.06 (Contributor) 1 copy
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