Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Evolution of Language




I've been reading Christine Kennealy's book "The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language," and have been fascinated by her account of recent additions to possible answers to this old question.


For a review of her book, see:


http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/01/books/01grim.html

And for her website about the book and lots of additional thoughts about the evolution of language, see

2 comments:

Jack (h2oetry) said...

This sounds very interesting, and I will put his on my "must buy" list.

Grabloid said...

yeah, i think i'm going to have to get a copy of this book.
great article/review in the ny times about it.
thanks for the post...