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Tuesday, April 17 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Comfort Lit: Dictionary Stories—Short Fictions and Other Findings by Jez Burrows

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Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings by Jez Burrows is a collection of very short stories composed entirely of example sentences from various dictionaries and accompanied by whimsical, minimalist drawings by the author.
“Burrows has a talent for a delightfully askew existentialism…wickedly short...exquisitely rendered... A fabulist remix of the English language and a tribute to clever lexicographers everywhere.” — Kirkus Reviews

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Jez Burrows

Jez Burrows is a British designer, illustrator, and writer. After studying graphic design at the University of Brighton, he spent three years designing books, identities, posters, maps, and playing cards; and creating illustrations for clients including The New York Times, Nike... Read More →
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Jane Solomon

Jane Solomon is a lexicographer based in Oakland, CA. She spends her days writing definitions and working on various projects for Dictionary.com. In the past, she’s worked with other dictionary publishers including Cambridge, HarperCollins, Oxford, and Scholastic. Jane is a coauthor... Read More →

Tuesday April 17, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Mechanics' Institute Salon 57 Post Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104