The Professor is pure benefit. The Surgeon Madman is a diversity of good and horror. Both of these wordsmiths produce immeasurable advance in understanding English words, but the insane physician ... Read More
The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
An excellent book with an incredibly in-depth study of the makings of the OED. I thought it was beautifully written and continually makes you want to read on. It strikes the perfect balance between ... Read More
I liked "Outposts" and "Fracture Zone"; "Korea", however, was the end of line for me. Winchester makes a repeated point of how popular he is among South Koreans by virtue of his being English; that ... Read More
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