The new documentary The Palindromists is a delightful romp through the world of competitive palindrome construction. The movie chronicles the events leading up to the 2017 World Palindrome Championship held at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and hosted by New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz. Top competitors include Mark Saltveit, founder and editor of The Palindromist Magazine, and John Agee, author of such books as Go Hang a Salami, I’m a Lasagna Hog (Bookshop|Amazon) and So Many Dynamos (Bookshop|Amazon).

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