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Henry Hitchings (born 11 December 1974) is an author, reviewer and critic, specializing in narrative non-fiction, with a particular emphasis on language and cultural history. His book The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English won the 2008 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.

He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford before researching his PhD, on Samuel Johnson, at University College London. He has written for the Financial Times, the New Statesman, The Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement, amongst other publications, and has made radio, television and festival appearances.

In May 2009 Hitchings became the theatre critic on the London Evening Standard, replacing Nicholas de Jongh.

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Total Books: 16
Sorry The English and Their Manners
2014 - Sorry the English and Their Manners (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250056153
ISBN-10: 1250056152
Genres: History, Reference, Politics & Social Sciences
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Sorry The English and Their Manners
2013 - Sorry the English and Their Manners (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374266752
ISBN-10: 0374266751
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Sorry The English and Their Manners
2013 - Sorry the English and Their Manners (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781848546677
ISBN-10: 184854667X
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Sorry The English and Their Manners
2013 - Sorry the English and Their Manners (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781848546646
ISBN-10: 1848546645
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Language Wars A History of Proper English
2012 - The Language Wars a History of Proper English (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250013941
ISBN-10: 1250013941
Genre: Reference
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The Language Wars A History of Proper English
2011 - The Language Wars a History of Proper English (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374183295
ISBN-10: 0374183295
Genre: Reference
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Language Wars
2011 - Language Wars (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781848542099
ISBN-10: 1848542097
Genre: Reference
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The Secret Life of Words How English Became English
2009 - The Secret Life of Words How English Became English (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312428563
ISBN-10: 0312428561
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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The Secret Life of Words How English Became English
2008 - The Secret Life of Words How English Became English (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374254100
ISBN-10: 0374254109
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Defining the World The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary
2006 - Defining the World the Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312426200
ISBN-10: 0312426208
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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DrJohnson's Dictionary The Extraordinary Story of the Book That Defined the World
Defining the World  The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary
Dr Johnson's Dictionary The Extraordinary Story of the Book That Defined the World
Defining the World The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary
How to Really Talk about Books You Haven't Read
How to Really Talk About Books You Haven't Read (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781848540095
ISBN-10: 1848540094
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Language Wars A History of Proper English by Henry Hitchings