Bob's Reviews > The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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Dec 23, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: biography, history
Read in December, 2008

Really intriguing story of the man behind the development of the Oxford English Dictionary and the "madman" who was his number one contributor. Quite interesting from a number of fields, including psychology, lexicography, and human nature.

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