The Professor and The Madman by Simon Winchester


Rating – 4 stars

Date Finished – February 14, 2017

16/120 in 2017

This is a great surprisingly enjoyable account of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary and one of its most dedicated contributors – Dr. Chester Minor – who worked from within an insane asylum. Totally worth a read (or listen – great narrator) and I won’t say more. Somehow, this really is an interesting book about the dictionary!


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