The arrival of migrant birds is a welcome harbinger of spring. Share these new titles with your patrons as we celebrate the homecoming of our feathered friends.
Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages (Penguin, 2008).
Ammon Shea has been reading dictionaries for the past decade or so. He acknowledges owning about a thousand of them, along with assorted thesauri, lexicons, and glossaries (in a New York City apartment, no less). So, how does this avid word lover and collector feed his insatiable curiosity? Well, one project Shea tackled was the 20-volume, Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, reading it cover to cover–from “a” to [...]