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Qwallath

Hi, I'm Oscar, a historical linguist from the Netherlands who also likes to write about music, games, and history. Check out my longer blog posts and other writings on Sub Specie.

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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Mary Douglas
Signs: an Introduction to Semiotics
Thomas A. Sebeok, Marcel Danesi
Language and Space
Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom
The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin

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Language and Space - Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom

NR: Bloom et al. (eds.) - Language and Space

The Golem and the Wondrous Deeds of the Maharal of Prague -  Curt Leviant (Translator), Yudl Rosenberg

NR: Yudl Rosenberg - The Golem and the Wondrous Deeds of the Maharal of Prague

The Algebraist - Iain M. Banks

NR: Iain M. Banks - The Algebraist

The Secret Life of Puppets - Victoria Nelson

NR: Victoria Nelson - The Secret Life of Puppets (again)

Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language - Adele Goldberg

NR: Adele Goldberg - Constructions at Work. The Nature of Generalization in Language

Den som har begge beina på jorda står stille - Tor Åge Bringsværd

 

NR: Tor Åge Bringsværd - Den som har begge beina på jorda står stille 

Seveneves - Neal Stephenson

NR: Neal Stephenson - Seveneves

The Pale King - David Foster Wallace, Michael Pietsch

NR: David Foster Wallace - The Pale King

The Languages of Pao - Jack Vance, Gray Morrow

NR: Jack Vance - The Languages of Pao

The Ambiguity of Play - Brian Sutton-Smith

NR: Brian Sutton-Smith - The Ambiguity of Play

The Passage - Justin Cronin

NR: Justin Cornin - The Passage

Literary Gaming - Astrid Ensslin

NR: Astrid Ensslin - Literary Gaming

Dynamics of Morphological Productivity: The Evolution of Noun Classes from Latin to Italian - Francesco Gardani

NR: Francesco Gardani - Dynamics of Morphological Productivity.The Evolution of Noun Classes from Latin to Italian

Europe's Inner Demons - Norman Cohn

NR: Norman Cohn - Europe's Inner Demons

Eyrbyggja Saga (Paperback, Sewn Binding) - Unknown, Hermann Pálsson, Paul Edwards

NR: Eyrbyggja saga