Bob Harris & Matt Flannery
Tue., June 4
Going Nucular: Language, Politics, and Culture in Confrontational Times (Paperback)
The "Fresh Air" commentator and New York Times contributor artfully shows how our use of language reveals the true mindset of contemporary America
About the Author
Geoffrey Nunberg is a senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University and a Consulting Full Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University. He is chair of the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary. Since 1989, he has done a regular language feature on NPR's "Fresh Air," and more recently he has been doing regular features about language and topical issues for the Sunday New York Times "Week in Review."