Think a kiss is just a kiss? New book tells all

Ever wondered about the political uses of a kiss, the kiss's changing status or legendary movie kisses?
Do you find yourself needing to say the word in Albanian, Icelandic or even, perchance, Maori?
Fear not. "A Compendium of Kisses," the guide to everything oscular -- that's "of or pertaining to kissing" for the unenlightened -- tells all about one of the world's most universal gestures, whether simple greeting or sublime.

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