Saturday, March 18, 2017
The Secret Life And Love Of A Lexicographer
With the first chapter of her new book, Kory Stamper of Merriam-Webster describes how she came to work for the venerable dictionary and offers a look at the complicated process of getting the reference work together.
“More than 30 years after winning a National Book Critic Circle award for her first novel, Love Medicine, Louise Erdrich has won again. LaRose, the tale of two Ojibwe families linked by tragedy, took the NBCC fiction prize Thursday night in New York.”