Simon Winchester discusses his book The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Also huffduffed as…
Delve into the history of DARE, the Dictionary of American Regional English, with LQ contributor Simon Winchester and DARE chief editor Joan Hall.
An interview with the authors of Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary, exploring the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.
Journalist, broadcaster, and bestselling author, Simon Winchester, tells the remarkable story of Joseph Needham, an eccentric English chemist who wrote a vast book on Chinese science which remains the longest book about China ever written in the English language. Winchester’s lecture on The Man Who Loved China was delivered at the Royal Ontario Museum on October 14, 2010.