The word eunoia, which literally means beautiful thinking, is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter is a univocal lipogram (the first chapter has A as its only vowel, the ...
second chapter only E, etc.). Each vowel takes 0n a distinct personality the I is egotistical and romantic, the O jocular and obscene, the E elegaic and epic. Stunning in its implications and masterful in its execution, Eunoia is one of the most unusual and important books of the decade. This set includes a CD recording of Eunoia read in its entirety by the author, as well as a copy of the book so you can follow along!