Writing & Language

Language!

Jonathon Green

NZD $59.99

The entertaining, shocking and surprising story of slang, as told by Britain's foremost slang lexicographer.

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Telling True Stories

Matthew Ricketson

Format: Paperback

NZD $45.00

Explores the key challenges in writing narrative non-fiction, and shows how some of the best in the business do it - an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to tell true stories well.

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Spell It Out

David Crystal

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

A unique journey through English spelling, untangling the fascinating origins of its greatest eccentricities.

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The Story of English in 100 Words

David Crystal

Format: Paperback

NZD $28.99

An eye-opening tour of the English language through the ages.

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Blogging and Tweeting without Getting Sued

Mark Pearson

Format: Paperback

NZD $29.99

What you post on a blog or tweet to your followers can get you arrested or cost you a lot of money in legal battles. This practical guide shows you how to stay out of trouble when you write online.

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The Secret Life of Pronouns

James W. Pennebaker

NZD $39.99

A fun and fact-filled romp through language - a must read for anyone interested in words and how we use them.

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The Story of English

Robert McCrum

Format: Paperback

NZD $29.99

From the author of Globish, a new edition of the acclaimed history of the English language.

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Critical Introduction to Translation Studies

Jean Boase-Beier

NZD $55.00

Covers theoretical and practical translation where style plays an important role and where the translator's options are not always straightforward.

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Filthy English

Peter Silverton

Format: Paperback

NZD $28.99

A frank, funny, and provocative journey through the international culture of swearing, from the shocked seventies to the naughty noughties.

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The Writing Book

Kate Grenville

Format: Paperback

NZD $32.99

A completely practical workbook that offers down-to-earth ideas and suggestions for writers or aspiring writers to get you started and to keep you going.

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