Books By Henry Hitchings

Sorry!: The English and Their Manners

A HUMOROUS AND CHARMING INVESTIGATION INTO THE HISTORY OF AND REASONS BEHIND ENGLISH MANNERSMost of us know a bit about what...

[(The Language Wars: A History of Proper English)] [Author: Henry Hitchings] published on (September, 2011)

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The Language Wars: A History of Proper English

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The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English

Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have...

[(The Language Wars: A History of Proper English)] [Author: Henry Hitchings] published on (October, 2012)

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The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English

AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEARThe Secret Life of Words is a wide-ranging account of the transplanted, stolen, bastardized words we've...

The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English (English Edition)

Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have...

The Language Wars: A History of Proper English

"Exemplary...Hitchings has created a fascinating, wholly readable, and gratifyingly informative book."---Financial Times (London) The English language is a battlefield. Since the...

Dr Johnsons Dictionary: The Book that Defined the World

By 1700, France and Italy already had dictionaries of their own, and it became a matter of national pride that England...