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    • From Square One

    • A Meditation, with Digressions, on Crosswords
    • By: Dean Olsher
    • Narrated by: Dean Olsher
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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    It is often repeated that more than 50 million Americans do crossword puzzles on a regular basis. Skeptical of that claim, Dean Olsher does his own research and finds that the number is nearly dead-on. Filled with lively, original reporting, From Square One disputes the widely held belief that solving crosswords helps prevent Alzheimer's; in fact, the drive to fill in empty spaces is more likely a mental illness than a cure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A thoughtful and moving book

    • By Damian on 04-30-11

    Regular price: $7.93