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An argument for the importance of plural language, a history of the art of persuasive speech, and a study of the emergence of linguistic and ethnoracial categories in the context of Latinidad top the list of best-selling language books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

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An argument for the importance of plural language, a history of the art of persuasive speech, and a study of the emergence of linguistic and ethnoracial categories in the context of Latinidad top the list of best-selling language books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

1. Four Words for Friend: Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever
Kohn, Marek
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300231083. $27.50.

2. Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric
Editor: Robert C. Bartlett
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226591629. $40.

3. Looking Like a Language Sounding Like a Race: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and the Learning of Latinidad
Rosa, Jonathan
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190634728. $99.

4. Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm
McGowan, Mary Kate
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780198829706. $34.95.

5. Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages
Dorren, Gaston
Atlantic Monthly. 2018. ISBN 9780802128799. $25.

6. Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions
Goldberg, Adele E.
Princeton University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780691174259. $80.

7. Talk On the Wild Side: Why Language Can't Be Tamed
Greene, Robert Lane
Public Affairs. 2018. ISBN 9781610398336. $26.

8. Communication: A Post-Discipline
Waisbord, Silvio R.
Polity Press. 2019. ISBN 9781509520084. $64.95.

9. Unruly Rhetorics: Protest, Persuasion, and Publics
Editor: Jonathan Alexander
University of Pittsburgh Press. 2018. ISBN 9780822965565. $32.95.

10. Battle in the Mind Fields
Goldsmith, John A.
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226550800. $45.

11. Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning
Stern, Alexander
Harvard University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780674980914. $45.

12. Made Under Pressure: Literary Translation in the Soviet Union, 1960-1991
Kamovnikova, Natalia
University of Massachusetts Press. 2019. ISBN 9781625343406. $90.

13. China in the World: An Anthropology of Confucius Institutes, Soft Power, and Globalization
Hubbert, Jennifer Ann
University of Hawai'i Press. 2019. ISBN 9780824878207. $68.

14. Best of The Grammarians: Aristarchus of Samothrace on the Iliad
Schironi, Francesca
University of Michigan Press. 2018. ISBN 9780472130764. $150.

15. Rhetoric and Demagoguery
Roberts-Miller, Patricia
Southern Illinois University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780809337125. $40.

16. Empire of Letters: Writing in Roman Literature and Thought from Lucretius to Ovid
Frampton, S.A.
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190915407. $74.

17. Provocations of Virtue: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Teaching of Writing
Duffy, John
Utah State University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781607328261. $22.95.

18. How Words Make Things Happen
Bromwich, David
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780199672790. $30.

19. Surrender: Feminist Rhetoric and Ethics in Love and Illness
Restaino, Jessica
Southern Illinois University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780809337149. $35.

20. What Graeco-Roman Grammar Was About
Matthews, P.H.
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780198830115. $74.

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