The best books on Linguistics, recommended by David Adger
Which linguistics books give a good sense of what the field is about? David Adger, Professor of Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London and the current president of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, recommends some of his own favourite books on the science of language, including a sci-fi novel.
The Best Memoirs of 2019: The National Book Critics Circle Awards Shortlist, recommended by Laurie Hertzel
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