The History of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs & Pictograms by Andrew Robinson
Call # P211.R6 2007
Robinson discusses teh major writing systems and how they developed. This book is currently located on the Humanities book rack on the main level. Ask about it at the Circulation desk!
Call # PS 3573 .I45535 S57 1988
Athens author, Philip Lee Williams writes about a baseball player turned detective in Atlanta. The library also just got in four more of Williams' books!
The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages by K. David Harrison
Call # P40.5 .E53 H37 2010
The author chronicles his unique encounters with the last speakers of the world's vanishing languages.