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Herman Melville was for them; Raymond Chandler was against. Donald Barthelme thought they were ugly as a tick on a dog's belly. His contemporary, Kurt Vonnegut, called them transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. Yet another ... Read More »

August 22, 2008 | Filed under: Book news


In recent weeks, the font nerds over at Hoefler & Frere-Jones have taken readers on an exciting adventure in kerning and answered their burning questions about the origins of the pilcrow. This week, they recount ... Read More »

April 29, 2008 | Filed under: Book news