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The Crossword Century

100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief

The Crossword Century( )
Author: Connor, Alan
ISBN:978-1-59240-858-0
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

A journalist and word aficionado salutes the 100-year history and pleasures of crossword puzzles   Since its debut in The New York World on December 21, 1913, the crossword puzzle has enjoyed a rich and surprisingly lively existence. Alan Connor, a comic writer known for his exploration of all things crossword in The Guardian, covers every twist and turn: from the 1920s, when crosswords were considered a menace to productive society; to World War II,...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Games & Activities / Crosswords / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.6 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.775 Pounds



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