Books About Words

32 books hand-picked by the Scribd Editorial Team

This one’s for all the lexophiles, polyglots, and amateur linguists out there. These are books all about the written and spoken word: the words we treasure and the words we ban, the words we use everyday and the words we try to avoid.

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The World in a Phrase
The Professor and the Madman
Story of Philosophy