Greek To Me, by Mary Norris (Text 2019)

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Mary Norris is known as The Comma Queen for her years in the copy department at The New Yorker magazine. This book is an engaging account of her love affair with all things Greek, from the language, both ancient and modern, the wine and food of Greece, Greek gods and mythology, and even Greek men. She writes amusingly of the origins of her obsession with Greek, and of her struggles with the language, and with great joy about her numbers trips to Greece. It's a fabulously intelligent, brilliantly written, and gently amusing book, a fresh take on the conventional travel book.