New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age WINNER
“A sharp . . . analysis of the phenomenon Savan calls pop language. . . . Inspired.” –The New York Times"Savvy and entertaining. . . . The range of influences on pop talk is astonishing." –The Seattle Times“A super-smart explanation of modern pop vocabulary . . . studded with observational gems and conversational jams.” –The Miami Herald"Entertaining. . . . From a crisp etymology of the word cool to an articulate defense of the word like. . . . A highly readable story about rhetoric and American culture." –Time Out New York
Are We Having Fun Yet?
Here’s the Deal
Pop Talk Is History
What’s Black, Then White, and Said All Over?
Don’t Even Think About Telling Me “I Don’t Think So”: The Media, Meanness, and Me
The Great American Yesss!
Populist Pop and the Regular Guy
The Community of Commitment-Centered Words
Digital Talk in the Unit States of America
It’s Like, You Know, the End