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Lost For Words

Pub Date : 2014-05-20 | Author : Edward St. Aubyn | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374711481
ISBN 13 : 0374711488

Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times) Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated work..


The Horologicon

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101605769
ISBN 13 : 1101605766

Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you’re philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? That’s fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch...


The Lost Words

Pub Date : 2012-10-15 | Author : Pete May | Publisher : Biteback Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849545235
ISBN 13 : 1849545235

Philip Howard's legendary 'Lost Words' column has been appearing weekly in The Times for many years, wittily illuminating a raft of the most obscure, esoteric words the English lan..


Lost Words

Pub Date : 2016-01-25 | Author : Nicola Gardini | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780811224772
ISBN 13 : 0811224775

Winner of the Viareggio Prize, a vivid portrait of Italy on the brink of social upheaval in the 1970s. Inside an apartment building on the outskirts of Milan, the working-class res..



Lost For Words

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Lynda Mugglestone | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300106998
ISBN 13 : 9780300106992

Examines the hidden history through which the Oxford English Dictionary came into being in a study that traces the personal battles involved in chronicling an ever-changing languag..


Finding Lost Words

Pub Date : 2017-03-31 | Author : G. Geoffrey Harper | Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781498242165
ISBN 13 : 1498242162

The brokenness of this world inevitably invades our lives. But how do you maintain faith when overwhelmed by grief? When prayer goes unanswered? When all you have are questions, no..