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Today's Featured Quotation Book

Never Let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You
by Mardy Grothe (Editor)
"Chiasmus and a World of Quotations That Say What They Mean and Mean What They Say" A collection of quotations that use the literary device known as chiasmus: reversed expressions, such as Groucho Marx's "Money will not make you happy, and happy will not make you money." I own this book and found it an entertaining cover-to-cover read. [More Quotation Books for Reading]

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Poems: A Selection
by William Claire
A selections of poems William Claire has written, and published, over the past 40 years. [More Recommended Reading]

Today's Featured Reference Book

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
by Adrian Room, Terry Pratchett, John Buchanan-Brown (Introduction)
This book provides the reference to the idiomatic sayings in our language. That sounds really boring, but it's incredibly useful. I receive many emails that ask the origin of some phrases such as "the whole nine yards." I'm not able to answer questions like that, but a book like this does, 90% of the time. [More Other Reference Books]

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