Tinley Tomes

October 9th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

The subtitle of this book neatly sums up the contents: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Civil war surgeon William Minor becomes a prolific contributor to the world's most prestigious dictionary despite highly unusual circumstances.
Adult Reference Desk
(708) 532-0160 x 1
Event Type: 
Adult Program
Age Group: 
Adult
Location: 
Meeting Room A