ATG Quirky: Dictionary for Pickpockets? Madeline Kripke’s Got It.

In a small loft on Perry Street in the West Village lives Madeline Kripke and her extraordinary 20,000-volume dictionary collection. Kripke’s collection is world-class: Jesse Sheidlower, Editor at Large of the Oxford English Dictionary, has described it as “a better library than the Library of Congress.”

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Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies!

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