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Eats Shoots and Leaves

3 Books For The Grammar Lover In Your Life

npr.org | By H. W. Fowler, David Crystal | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books

What makes books about the decline of traditional grammar and usage so popular? Books like Lynne Truss' Eats, Shoots & Leaves lament the downfall of t...

How To Survive Graduate School: Read These Three Books

NPR | Lynne Truss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

You might think the last things grad students need are more books. After all, if you're in grad school, most of your time is already occupied research...

Twitter

The Independent | Joy Lo Dico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Language is forever changing -- and forms such as tweets and text messages are no less valid than any textbook version, says the linguist David Crysta...