The "backstory" of the English language is endlessly fascinating. Here are some of our favorite tellings of the tale.
The Adventure of English
The Story of English
The Secret History of the English Language
That's a lover of the Latin language, of course!
Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin
Amo, Amas, Amat and More
Satisfy your craving for wordplay with these crafty compendia.
Making the Alphabet Dance
The Dictionary of Wordplay
The art of comics isn't just kid's stuff. Graphic novels bring together storytelling and visual artistry in exciting new ways.
Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative
Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know
Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel
The late David Foster Wallace will be remembered as a master of many literary forms: novel, short story, essay. Here's some of his best work.
Girl With Curious Hair
Consider the Lobster
Want to get your poetry published, but you don't know where to start? Take some advice from these books.
Ordering the Storm
How to Publish Your Poetry
2009 Poet's Market