• Astonishingly readable

    Daily Telegraph
  • Perceptive, amusing and intelligent

  • No one writes about language as clearly as Steven Pinker, and this is his best book yet

    Financial Times
  • Immensely readable and stimulating. Pinker is a master at making complex ideas palatable

  • Awesome ... Pinker writes lucidly and elegantly, and leavens the text with scores of perfectly judged anecdotes, jokes, cartoons and illustrations

    Daily Mail