The Yield

The YieldWinner of the NSW Premier s Literary Awards 2020 for Fiction, People s Choice and Book of the Year nShortlisted The Stella Prize 2020 nShortlisted Victorian Premier s Literary Award for Fiction 2020 nLonglisted Miles Franklin Literary Award 2020 n n nKnowing that he will soon die, Albert Poppy Gondi

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The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human

The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us HumanIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world arguing t

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The Grammarians

The GrammariansThe Grammarians are Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins who share an obsession with words They speak a secret twin tongue of their own as toddlers as adults making their way in 1980s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation continues, but this love, which has always boun

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In Other Words

In Other WordsFrom the Pulitzer Prize winner, a surprising, powerful, and eloquent nonfiction debut n nIn Other Words is at heart a love story of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession that of a writer for another language For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, whi

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The Word Collector

The Word CollectorSome people collect stamps.Some people collect coins.Some people collect art.And Jerome Jerome collected words nIn this extraordinary new tale from Peter H Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him short and sweet words, two syllable treats, and multisyllable words t

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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them PronounsArchie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender neutral pronouns Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace The longtime best friends team up in this short and fun comic guide tha

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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

We Are Grateful: OtsaliheligaA look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation n nThe word otsaliheliga oh jah LEE hay lee gah is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude Beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations

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The Lost Words

The Lost WordsFrom Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world n nAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

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Sprache und Sein

Sprache und SeinK bra G m ay beschreibt wie Sprache unser Denken pr gt und unsere Politik bestimmt n n Ein beeindruckendes Buch, poetisch und politisch zugleich Margarete Stokowski n nDieses Buch folgt einer Sehnsucht nach einer Sprache, die Menschen nicht auf Kategorien reduziert Nach einem Sprechen, das sie in

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