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Da David Levithan is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Boy Meets Boy, the New York Times bestselling Will Grayson, Will

Grayson

(with John Green), and Nick & Norah’s Infinite

Playlist
(with Rachel Cohn), which was adapted into a popular movie. He is also an editorial director at
Scholastic in
New York. David lives in New Jersey.

THE

LOVER'S
DICTIONARY
DAVID LEVITHAN

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Copyright © David Levithan 2011
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All rights reserved. Without limiting the rights under copyright above, no part of this publication shall be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise), without the prior permission of both the copyright owner and the publisher of this book.
Originally published in 2011 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
This edition published by The Text Publishing Company 2011
Cover design by W. H. Chong
Text design by Jonathan D. Lippincott
National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry
Author: Levithan, David.
Title: The lover’s dictionary / David Levithan.

ISBN: 9781921656910 (pbk.)
Dewey Number: 813.6

For my parents, with gratitude and wonder

Contents
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P

Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
acknowledgments

A aberrant, adj.
“I don’t normally do this kind of thing,” you said.
“Neither do I,” I assured you.
Later it turned out we had both met people online before, and we had both slept with people on first dates before, and we had both found ourselves...

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