• Library Journal “Best Books of 2010”
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Fascinating book. Good story-telling overall. Big focus on language of color, culture, and perception is understandable. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James
This book has a poor signal-to-noise ratio. Too much padding, too much telling the reader that he is about to be amazed. Poor writing! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Epictetus (Hong Kong)
At first I was pleased that the author went into so much detail on particular aspects of language differences among culture. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Keith G. Bernard
This was our book group selection for February 7, 2016 and was based on my recommendation. I started reading the book months earlier and periodically kept up with it but was glad... Read morePublished 5 months ago by William S Jamison
The Sapir-Whorf theory of sociolinguistics was trendy almost 100 years ago: it suggested that the language we use controls the way that we think. Read morePublished 5 months ago by 500 Books
A fascinating, well written book on a very interesting topic. I loved it and am rereading it.Published 6 months ago by Lucy Lehman
History and description of the state of the science of language and brain. Clearly written and engaging to the lay readerPublished 6 months ago by Deb
Learned so very much..... changed my whole approach to life and people and languages...Published 7 months ago by Corinna