Search - List of Books by Stuart Berg Flexner

Stuart Berg Flexner (1928—1990) was a lexicographer, editor and author, noted for his books on the origins of American words and expressions, including I Hear America Talking and Listening to America; as co-editor of the Dictionary of American Slang; and as chief editor of the Random House Dictionary, Second Edition.

His books include:
  • How to Increase Your Word Power (1971)
  • Family Word Finder: A New Thesaurus of Synonyms and Antonyms in Dictionary Form (1975)
  • I Hear America Talking: An Illustrated Treasury of American Words and Phrases (1976)
  • Listening to America: An Illustrated History of Words and Phrases from our Lively and Splendid Past (1982)
With others:
  • Dictionary of American Slang, with Harold Wentworth (editions 1960, 1967, 1975)
  • Oxford American Dictionary, with Eugene H. Ehrlich, Gorton Carruth, Joyce M. Hawkins (1980)
  • The Random House Thesaurus, with Jess Stein (1984)
  • The Pessimist's Guide To History : An Irresistible Compendium Of Catastrophes, Barbarities, Massacres And Mayhem From The Big Bang To The New Millennium, with Doris Flexner (1992) 2nd edition (2000)
  • The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged, Second Edition, editor (1987)
  • Wise Words and Wives’ Tales: The Origins, Meanings and Time-Honored Wisdom of Proverbs and Folk Sayings Olde and New, (1993)
  • Speaking Freely: A Guided Tour of American English from Plymouth Rock to Silicon Valley, with Anne H. Soukhanov (1997)
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Total Books: 15
The Pessimist's Guide to History 3e An Irresistible Compendium of Catastrophes Barbarities Massacres and Mayhem-from 14 Billion Years Ago to 2007
The Pessimist's Guide To History  An Irresistible Compendium Of Catastrophes Barbarities Massacres And Mayhem From The Big Bang To The New Millennium
Speaking Freely A Guided Tour of American English from Plymouth Rock to Silicon Valley
1997 - Speaking Freely a Guided Tour of American English From Plymouth Rock to Silicon Valley (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780195106923
ISBN-10: 019510692X
Genres: Reference, Substores
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Listening to America
1988 - Listening to America (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517158357
ISBN-10: 0517158353
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The New International Bartender's Guide
1984 - The New International Bartender's Guide (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394540382
ISBN-10: 0394540387
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Oxford American Dictionary
1982 - Oxford American Dictionary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780380607723
ISBN-10: 0380607727
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Oxford American Dictionary
1980 - Oxford American Dictionary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780380510528
ISBN-10: 0380510529
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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I Hear America Talking An Illustrated History of American Words and Phrases
1979 - I Hear America Talking an Illustrated History of American Words and Phrases [A Touchstone book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671249946
ISBN-10: 0671249940
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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I Hear America Talking An Illustrated Treasury of American Words and Phrases
Listening to America An illustrated history of words and phrases from our lively and splendid past
Listening to America An Illustrated History of Words and Phrases from Our Lively and Splendid Past
Random House School Dictionary
Random House School Dictionary (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780676392890
ISBN-10: 067639289X
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