Post by Sid Nuncius
I can warmly recommend The Zoo by Christopher Wilson. It's the first of
I have just started reading Mark Twain's autobiography. It is 265 pages
long but is contained within a book of 738 pages ominously labelled
I cannot help but be attracted to a book whose editor has given over a
whole page to telling the reader whether lines such as
have broken an unhyphenated 'hallmark' or have reproduced (by a happy
accident, so to speak) the word which was hyphenated in the original.
 Autobiography of Mark Twain, ed. H.E. Smith, vol 1, University of
California Press, 2010
Do, as a concession to my poor wits, Lord Darlington, just explain
to me what you really mean.
I think I had better not, Duchess. Nowadays to be intelligible is
to be found out. -- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan