Books by Geoffrey Nunberg

Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"A witty and politically charged analysis of a potent obscenity in its modern and contemporary context."
Linguistic analysis and cultural criticism meet sociopolitical rant in this investigation of the word asshole and the modern phenomena of "assholism." Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"Though the pieces here, being radio filler, are simply too short to do their subjects justice, it's still a fine read for a logophile."
Thoughtful if glancing remarks on word usage, fads, and other matters of pressing concern to public-radio listeners. Read full book review >