‘A Dictionary of Little-Known Sorrows,’ by John Koenig book review
Koenig started building and compiling such words on his website in 2009, followed by his YouTube channel and TED Talk. Some of Koenig’s creations, like Pinocchio, come to life and emerge into the wider world. His 2012 neologism “sonder,” which Koenig calls “the awareness that every random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own,” is the name, among other things. , several studio albums, a hotel company and eateries in California, Wisconsin and Kosovo.
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