The English is Coming: How One Language is Sweeping the World; Including the Remarkable Stories of 30 Words.
This remarkable book is getting rave reviews from great readers the world over. How did English become the common language? Completely up to date, yet reaching back into the mists of ancient history, quirky and scholarly, always amusing. By the coauthor of The Essential Shakespeare Handbook. Publ at $24. Hb, Dj. 326 pgs, 2010. NEW. $11.00