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  • Word by Word

    The Secret Life of Dictionaries

    by Kory Stamper ...
    “We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don’t want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets.”With wit and irreverence, lexicographer Kory Stamper cracks open the obsessive world of dictionary writing, from ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Word by Word

    by Anne Lamott ...
    Narrated by Anne Lamott ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 30 min

    Your writing, and your life, will be good and get better if you just take it word by word, says Anne Lamott in this live seminar recording that won a 1997 Audie Award for Best Educational/How-to Audiobook. Based on Lamott's acclaimed book Bird by Bird, this workshop was recorded at a presentation given for the Writers' League of Texas. ... Read more

    $14.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Word by Word

    The Secret Life of Dictionaries

    by Kory Stamper ...
    Narrated by Kory Stamper ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    Do you have strong feelings about the word “irregardless”? Have you ever tried to define the word “is”? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made is a must-read for word mavens.Many of us take dictionaries for granted, and few may realize that the process of writing dictionaries is, in fact, as lively and dynamic as language itself. ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Word by Word

    A Daily Spiritual Practice

    Beautifully written meditations on fifteen well-chosen wordsIn What's in a Phrase? — winner of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Spirituality — Marilyn McEntyre showed readers how brief scriptural phrases can evoke and invite. In Word by WordMcEntyre invites readers to dwell intentionally with single words — remembering their biblical and literary contexts, considering the personal ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Word by Word

    Emancipation and the Act of Writing

    Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelings—or so we have believed. But a few learned to use pen and paper to make sense of their experiences, despite prohibitions. These authors’ perspectives rewrite the history of emancipation and force us to rethink the relationship between literacy and freedom. ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • Word by Word

    Slowing Down with the Hail Mary

    Most Catholics can recite the Hail Mary but haven’t actually reflected on the meaning of the prayer. Blogger and author Sarah Reinhard invited forty of the most popular Catholic voices, including Lisa M. Hendey, Lisa Mladinich, and Brandon Vogt, to write a brief reflection on one word of the Hail Mary.In Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary, popular Catholic author Sarah Reinhard compiled ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Word by Word

    A Daily Spiritual Practice

    Beautifully written meditations on fifteen well-chosen wordsIn What's in a Phrase? — winner of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Spirituality — Marilyn McEntyre showed readers how brief scriptural phrases can evoke and invite. In Word by WordMcEntyre invites readers to dwell intentionally with single words — remembering their biblical and literary contexts, considering the personal ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Word by Word

    A Daily Spiritual Practice

    Beautifully written meditations on fifteen well-chosen wordsIn What's in a Phrase? — winner of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Spirituality — Marilyn McEntyre showed readers how brief scriptural phrases can evoke and invite. In Word by WordMcEntyre invites readers to dwell intentionally with single words — remembering their biblical and literary contexts, considering the personal ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Word by Word Graded Readers for Children (Book 5 + Book 6)

    Word by Word Collections, #3

    by Philip Gibson ...
    series Word by Word Collections #3
    Lee and Pat really like animals. They like all animals, and they have some animals that they look after in their garden. Lee has some chickens, and Pat has a duck. Pat's duck is very special. This duck thinks it is the same as Pat. It thinks it is a girl. It thinks it is a girl, and it likes to go with Pat everywhere Pat goes. This duck even goes to school with the other children!This entertaining ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Word by Word Graded Readers for Children (Book 9 + Book 10)

    Word by Word Collections, #5

    by Philip Gibson ...
    series Word by Word Collections #5
    Lee, Pat and their friend Tom learn about all kinds of animals. They learn about animals we keep as pets. They learn lots of interesting things about animals on farms, and they learn about animals that live in the wild.This entertaining new series of simplified, illustrated graded readers has been designed to enable children to learn to read by themselves, needing only minimal help from parents or ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Book 1 of Plato's Republic

    A Word by Word Guide to Translation (Vol. 1: Chapters 1-12)

    Volume 1 of this new grammatical reader on the first 12 chapters of Book 1 of Plato’s Republic is the most thorough of available resources, designed for students who have only basic skills as well as those at a more advanced level. The text is complete and not adapted; no difficult passages are excised. The running vocabularies are complete, providing the reader context specific meanings. The text ... Read more

    $30.59 USD

  • Hidden Treasure of the Profound Path

    A Word-by-Word Commentary on the Kalachakra Preliminary Practices

    Even though hundreds of thousands of people have attended a Kalachakra empowerment, very few actually know how to put the Kalachakra teachings into practice. In this direct and clear commentary on Jetsun Taranatha’s classic text “The Divine Ladder”, Khentrul Rinpoché reveals the profound methods which have been used by Kalachakra masters for hundreds of years to achieve extraordinary realisations. ... Read more

    $11.59 USD