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Marcel Danesi

MARCEL DANESI teaches on the history of puzzles at Victoria College of the University of Toronto. Danesi has written puzzles for Reader’s Digest, The Toronto Star, and also maintains a blog on puzzles for Psychology Today. He has also published several best-selling puzzle books, such as The Total Brain Workout and The Complete Brain Workout.

Books by Marcel Danesi

The Ultimate Brain Health Puzzle Book for Adults, Vol. 2

Even More Crosswords, Sudoku, Cryptograms, Word Searches, Logic Grids, and Calcudoku Puzzles!

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Master Your Mind

Critical-Thinking Exercises and Activities to Boost Brain Power and Think Smarter

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The Total Brain Workout

450 Puzzles to Sharpen Your Mind, Improve Your Memory & Keep Your Brain Fit

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Pythagoras' Legacy

Mathematics in Ten Great Ideas

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The 125 Best Brain Teasers of All Time

A Mind-Blowing Challenge of Math, Logic, and Wordplay

by (author) Marcel Danesi

From Flappers to Rappers

The Origins, Evolution, and Demise of Youth Culture

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Murder in Plain English

From Manifestos to Memes--Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers

by (author) Michael Arntfield & Marcel Danesi

The Complete Brain Workout

500 New Puzzles to Exercise Your Brain and Maximize Your Memory

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Encyclopedia of Media and Communication

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Linguistic Anthropology

A Brief Introduction

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Extreme Brain Workout

500 Fun and Challenging Puzzles to Boost Your Brain Power

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Geeks, Goths, and Gangstas

Youth Culture and the Evolution of Modern Society

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Language, Society, and Culture: Exercise and Activity Manual

Exercise and Activity Manual

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Language, Society, and Culture

Introducing Anthropological Linguistics

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The Quest for Meaning

A Guide to Semiotic Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by (author) Marcel Danesi

A Basic Course in Anthopological Linguistics

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Messages, Signs, and Meaning, Third Edition

A Basic Textbook in Semiotics and Communication Theory

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The Puzzle Instinct

The Meaning of Puzzles in Human Life

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Forever Young

The 'Teen-Aging' of Modern Culture

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Understanding Media Semiotics

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The Sounds, Forms, and Uses of Italian

An Introduction to Italian Linguistics

by (author) Gianrenzo P. Clivio & Marcel Danesi

Analyzing Cultures

An Introduction and Handbook

by (author) Marcel Danesi & Paul Perron

Crossword Italian!

Have Fun Learning Italian by Solving Crossword Puzzles

by (author) Marcel Danesi

The Sign in Theory and Practice

An Introductory Reader in Semiotics

edited by Marcel Danesi

Sign, Thought, and Culture

A Basic Course in Semiotics

by (author) Marcel Danesi


The Signs and Meanings of Adolescence

by (author) Marcel Danesi

Imaginative Basis of Thought and Culture

Contemporary Perspectives on Giambattista Vico

by (author) Marcel Danesi & Frank Nuessel

Introducing Semiotics

An Anthology of Readings

edited by Marcel Danesi & Donato Santeramo

Heritage Languages

The Development and Denial of Canada's Linguistic Resources

by (author) Jim Cummins & Marcel Danesi

Applied Psycholinguistics

An introduction of the psychology of language learning and teaching

by (author) Marcel Danesi & Renzo Titone

Language Games in Italian

by (author) Marcel Danesi