Today’s featured book is “The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary” by Simon Winchester. This volume explored one of the fascinating chapters in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. It reads like a mystery on the par with Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes (Adult Content).
DLWA Call Number: PE1617.O94 W56 1998
- Title: The Professor and the Madman
- ISBN: 0060839783 (ISBN13: 9780060839789)
- Language: English
- Setting: United Kingdom
- Literary awards: National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for General Non fiction (1998)