TRIP OF THE TONGUE: A Cross-Country Quest for American Language, Culture, and Identity (Bloomsbury, 2012)
BITING THE WAX TADPOLE: Confessions of a Language Fanatic (Melville House, 2007)
Elizabeth Little was born and raised in St. Louis and graduated from Harvard University. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications, and she has appeared on All Things Considered, The World, and Here and Now. She has written two works of nonfiction: Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic, published by Melville House in 2007; and Trip of the Tongue: Cross-Country Travels in Search of America’s Languages, published by Bloomsbury in 2012. Dear Daughter, her debut novel, will be published August 2014 by Viking (US) and Harvill Secker (UK). Elizabeth lives in Los Angeles with her family.