Is That a Fish in Your Ear?

Is That a Fish in Your Ear?

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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011

One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year

People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin; and in India, people learned their neighbors' languages—as did many ordinary Europeans in times past (Christopher Columbus knew Italian, Portuguese, and Castilian Spanish as well as the classical languages). But today,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 11, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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