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Writers Read asked “Erin McKean, aka ‘America’s Lexicographical Sweetheart’ and ‘the queen and rock star among lexicographers,’ is the Editor in Chief of Oxford’s American Dictionaries, what she’s reading.  She replied:

I’m right in the middle of David Weinberger’s Everything is Miscellaneous, which is terrifically smart and eerily prescient about where information is going (and how we’ll find it once we’ve caught up to it). As a lexicographer, I especially enjoyed his take on the evolution of alphabetical order … finally, someone gets it!


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