Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors.
Read The Mother Tongue: English & How It Got That Way by Bill Bryson. Bryson steers us through the quirks and byways of the English language. We learn why island, freight, and colonel are spelled in such unphonetic ways, why four has a u in it but forty doesn't, plus bizarre and enlightening facts about some of the patriarchs of this peculiar language.
Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.