A collection of books about writing, language, linguistics and related topics gathered together in one place for your convenience. By buying something here you'll be helping to support this site.
Writing systems, Ancient Egyptian, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Mayan, Ogham, Runes, Shorthand, Numbers and numerals, Calligraphy, Punctuation, Reading
Origins of language, Language and languages, Learning languages, Idioms, Language extinction, Bilingualism / Multilingualism, Algonquian languages, Celtic languages, English, Germanic languages, Romance languages, Slavic languages, Turkic languages, Constructed languages
Linguistics, Phonetics & Phonology, Paleolinguistics
For popular languages, such as French, Spanish and German, numerous courses and other materials are available, and for these languages I have selected materials I know to be good and/or that have received good reviews. For lesser-studied languages, I have listed all the materials I can find.
Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Balinese, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese/Myanmar, Cambodian, Cantonese, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese, Classical Chinese, Cornish, Cree, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Gothic, Greek (Modern), Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hokkien, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malayalam, Maltese, Mandarin Chinese, Manx (Gaelic), Māori, Mayan, Mongolian, Nahuatl, Norwegian, Occitan, Old Church Slavonic, Old English, Old Norse, Pashto, Persian/Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Rapa Nui, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Scottish Gaelic, Scots, Serbian, Shanghainese, Sicilian, Sindarin, Sinhala, Sioux (Lakota/Dakota), Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Sorbian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Tajik, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu
Multilingual language-learning software
Find the best language programs
Esperanto, Klingon, Tolkien's languages (Quenya, Sindarin, etc)
Alice in Wonderland, Asterix, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Tintin, Winnie the Pooh
Human Evolution, Travel books featuring languages
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