- un- + put down + -able (Wiktionary)
“According to the Times review, Douglas Kennedy is famous for writing insightfully about women's lives, and crafting gripping narratives (the word "unputdownable" is used).”
“Deemed "unputdownable" by Washington Post critic Michael Dirda, the book heralded a lifelong passion for discrediting scientific fraud and quackery.”
“I have often read the word "unputdownable" to describe a book, but in this case it is true.”
“Please tell Lasse Bergstr ö m the former head of Norstedts, publisher of the books, who called the books " unputdownable " that he is obviously an intelligent and sensible person of impeccable taste, and that flattery will get him everywhere.”
“It locked straight into that core of whatever defines 'unputdownable'.”
“It was one of the best novels I read last year and I'm not sure I've read a book that was as "unputdownable" since.”
“The only man to make it on to the first-novel shortlist is a former screen writer, Tom Rob Smith, whose Stalinist-era Child 44 was described as "unputdownable".”
“I was at the Book Depot and found the word "unputdownable" on three book jackets and I wasn't even searching for it.”
“One often reads the word" unputdownable "to describe a book – it is certainly a true description of this one.”
“I have often read the word "unputdownable" to describe a book, but in this case it is true: I was glad I started the book on a weekend and had no other commitments, so I could finish it in a day. ”
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Crimes committed by book reviewers. Terms here are culled shamelessly from a recent New York Times blog post, and the comments that it generated.
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Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
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