Michael Erard

Michael Erard (born 27 December 1967)[1] is an American non-fiction writer and journalist. He holds an M.A. (linguistics) and a Ph.D. (English) from the University of Texas at Austin.[2]

Michael Erard
Born (1967-12-27) 27 December 1967 (age 52)
OccupationNon-fiction writer and journalist
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
Notable awardsLinguistics, Language, and the Public Award 2016 (from the Linguistic Society of America)
Website
michaelerard.com

Notable worksEdit

BooksEdit

  • Erard, Michael (2007). Um…: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean. New York: Pantheon.[3][4]
  • Erard, Michael (2012). Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners.[a] New York: Free Press.[6][7][8]

ArticlesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Published in the United Kingdom as Mezzofanti's Gift.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BNF 17086193b.
  2. ^ 'A Q&A with Michael Erard, Author of “Babel No More”' (ShelfLife@Texas, 27 February 2012).
  3. ^ Review in The New York Times, 24 August 2007.
  4. ^ Review in The Wall Street Journal, 24 August 2007.
  5. ^ Review in The Observer, 28 July 2013.
  6. ^ Official Babel No More website.
  7. ^ Review in The Economist, 31 December 2011.
  8. ^ Review in The New York Times, 20 January 2012.

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