Here‘s a book that I place firmly on the “I need to read this immediately” as well as the “NUTS I wish I’d written this” bookshelves in my head:
Food blogger Tyler Cowen has a great write-up about that book and I recommend you check it out.
I love linguistics in action! (If you also love linguistics in action, you might enjoy my previous post about names in Native American languages. And if, like me, you’re always on the hunt for a good book about languages, you should check out the Goodreads list I started!)