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Language Arts & Disciplines
Says Who? Cover
Author: Anne Curzan | Narrator: Anne Curzan
Release Date: March 26, 2024
A kinder, funner usage guide to the ever-changing English language and a useful tool for both the grammar stickler and the more colloquial user of English, from linguist and veteran professor Anne CurzanOur use of language naturally evolves and is a ...
Says Who? Cover
The Case of Lizzie Borden and Other Writings Cover
Author: Elizabeth Garver Jordan |
Release Date: March 12, 2024
The first and only comprehensive collection of writings by Elizabeth Garver Jordan, the groundbreaking journalist, suffragist, and editor whose fearless reporting on women preceded the #MeToo movement and popularized the true-crime genreA Penguin Cla...
The Case of Lizzie Borden and Other Writings Cover
The Lede Cover
Author: Calvin Trillin |
Release Date: February 13, 2024
A fascinating, opinionated portrait of journalism and the people who make it, told through pieces collected from the incomparable six-decade career of bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin“A literary treasure.”&m...
The Lede Cover
Author: Sarah Ogilvie | Narrator: Joan Walker and Sarah Ogilvie
Release Date: October 17, 2023
A history and celebration of the many far-flung volunteers who helped define the English language, word by word.“Enthralling and exuberant, Sarah Ogilvie tells the surprising story of the making of the OED. Philologists, fantasists, crackpots, ...
Author: Simon Singh | Narrator: Patty Nieman
Release Date: October 10, 2023
In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of ...
Author: Adam Nagourney | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 26, 2023
A sweeping behind-the-scenes look at the last four turbulent decades of “the paper of record,” The New York Times, as it confronted world-changing events, internal scandals, and faced the existential threat of the internet “An often...
Author: jarrett hill and Tre'vell Anderson | Narrator: jarrett hill and Tre'vell Anderson
Release Date: September 19, 2023
A fun and thoughtful dictionary of Black language you didn’t know you needed, Historically Black Phrases is a love letter to the Black community and the ways it drives culture.“This perfect blend of explanation, definition and social comm...
Author: Todd Rogers and Jessica Lasky-Fink | Narrator: Todd Rogers
Release Date: September 05, 2023
Writing well is for school. Writing effectively is for life. Todd Rogers and Jessica Lasky-Fink offer the most valuable practical writing advice today. Building on their own research in behavioral science, they outline cognitive facts about how peo...
Author: Jenni Nuttall | Narrator: Beth Hicks
Release Date: August 29, 2023
“A fascinating look at how we talk about women. . . . Dense with information and anecdotes, Mother Tongue touches on the hilarious and the devastating, with ample dashes of an ingredient so painfully absent from most discussions of sex and gend...
Author: Jessica Brody | Narrator: Jessica Brody
Release Date: July 18, 2023
An indispensable guide in the bestselling Save the Cat! story structure series that reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any young adult novel a success, from an accomplished novelist and the author of Save the Cat! Writes a Novel...
Author: Jorge Luis Borges | Narrator: Diego Diment
Release Date: July 11, 2023
A master class in the art of writing by one of its most distinguished and innovative practitioners Delve into the labyrinth of Jorge Luis Borges’s thoughts on the theory and practice of literature, and learn from one of the most influential wri...
Author: Chuck Wendig | Narrator: Adam Verner
Release Date: June 06, 2023
Finally--a book of writing advice that accounts for all of the messy, perverse, practical, and inexplicable parts of being a human who writesThe truth is that all of the "writing rules" you've learned are bullshit. Sure, they work for some people, bu...