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Tibetan Calligraphy: How to Write the Alphabet and More

by Sanje Elliott & Sarah Harding

In Tibetan Calligraphy, Sanje Elliott shows us how to capture the elegance and grace of Tibetan calligraphy without prior knowledge of either Tibetan language or calligraphy. This beautiful book includes many...


The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

by Ewan Clayton

From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop...


Pagan Portals - Runes

by Kylie Holmes

The Runes are a set of 24 symbols which are steeped in history, myths and legends. This book offers practical and accessible information for anyone to understand this ancient form of divination.


Ourselves: Why We Are Who We Are

by Frank Smith

This book delves into how we come to terms with ourselves, with other people, and with the world in general. It is about how we come to be what we are, and to think the way we do. It is a book about influences...


Alphabetter Juice

by Roy Blount, Jr.

Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with Twists

No man of letters savors the ABC's, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out...


Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Volume 1: Kanji 1-200: JLPT Beginning Level (Downloadable Material Included)

by Alexander Kask & Ph. D. Emiko Konomi

Everything you need to learn the 200 basic Japanese kanji characters is here in this ebook!

Flash cards are an essential tool in memorizing words when you are learning a new language. In Japanese Kanji Flash...


Basic Tagalog for Foreigners and Non-Tagalogs: (MP3 Downloadable Audio Included)

by Paraluman S. Aspillera, Yolanda C. Hernandez & Leo Alvarado

Basic Tagalog takes a friendly and innovative approach, emphasizing the structure of the Tagalog language rather than just vocabulary.

This user–friendly beginner Tagalog book teaches more than 2,000 Tagalog...


Chinese Character a Day Practice Volume 2: (HSK Level 3)

by Philip Yungkin Lee

This calendar–like practice pad allows you to effectively practice Chinese characters and learn a year's wroth of characters in just minutes a day.

Although more people are studying the Chinese language than...


Tagalog in a Flash Kit Volume 1

by Edwin Lim

Tagalog in a Flash: Volume I is an excellent new Tagalog language learning resource for beginning students and a great way to study Tagalog vocabulary.

Tagalog is the national language of the Philippines, and...


The Materiality of Writing: A Trace Making Perspective

by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen & Theo Van Leeuwen

This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use...


Korean in a Flash Kit Volume 1: (Downloadable Audio Included)

by Soohee Kim

Korean in a Flash Volume 1 is an excellent new language learning resource for travelers and others who want to learn Korean quickly and easily.

Part of the bestselling Tuttle In a Flash series, this complete...


Basic Japanese: Learn to Speak Everyday Japanese in 10 Carefully Structured Lessons: Includes Downloadable Audio

by Samuel E. Martin & Eriko Sato

An introduction to Japanese through authentic, commonly-used sentences.

This best-selling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use in a classroom or for self-study. It adopts...


Basic Japanese Kanji Volume 1: (JLPT Level N5) High-Frequency Kanji at your Command!

by Timothy G. Stout & Kaori Hakone

This is an invaluable study guide for learning basic Japanese characters.

Basic Japanese Kanji, Volume 1 is your introduction to the first 205 of the 410 core characters in Japanese (plus 18 additional kanji...


Mandarin Chinese Characters Made Easy

by Michael L. Kluemper & Kit-Yee Nam Nadeau

This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method for learning Chinese characters using visual stimuli and pictographs.

Learning the basic characters used to write even simple Chinese sentences can...


Chinese Phrase A Day Practice Volume 1: Includes downloadable CD

by Sam Brier & Xia Lu

A Chinese Phrase A Day is a fun, less-intimidating way to learn Chinese! Part of Tuttle's best-selling page-a-day line, this new edition teaches useful everyday phrases and words.

Although more people are studying...


Speculatype: A Transformative Approach to the Perception, Understanding and Creation of Latin Letterforms

by Barry Spencer

It is not commonplace to engage in a line of questioning that provokes a creative response that departs from the foundations of the Latin letterforms and their history. However, it's by taking something as implicitly...


Japanese Kanji Power: (JLPT Levels N5 & N4) A Workbook for Mastering Japanese Characters

by John Millen

Japanese Kanji Power is a workbook for mastering Japanese characters (Kanji) with the added power of a dictionary.

This resource is essential for the serious student looking to get an A in Kanji class or the...


Arabic in a Flash Kit Volume 1

by Fethi Mansouri

Arabic in a Flash: Volume 1 is an excellent Arabic language learning resource for beginning–intermediate students of Arabic.

These user–friendly Arabic flash cards continue to develop the language skills...


Ideography and Chinese Language Theory: A History

by Timothy Michael O'Neill

This book is a much-needed scholarly intervention and postcolonial corrective that examines why and when and how misunderstandings of Chinese writing came about and showcases the long history of Chinese theories...


The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the most influential and best-known prescriptive treatments of English grammar and usage in the United States. It originally detailed...