The Lexicographer’s Dilemma

A sprightly introduction to the evolution of "proper" English, replete with grammatical developments, literary lore, and rules made to be broken.


July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.