The non-fiction book club will discuss the book of the month, "The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way."

With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx into the throat (why you can talk but your dog can't), to the fine lost art of swearing, Bryson tells the fascinating, often uproarious story of an inadequate, second-rate tongue of peasants that developed into one of the world's largest growth industries.

This meeting will be held on Zoom. All registrants will receive the Zoom meeting information the day before the event.

Date:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
*Online
Categories:
Book Club
Calendar:
Arlington Public Library

Registration is required. There are 10 seats available.

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