Shady Characters by Keith Houston
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Shady Characters Summary
A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography.
Shady Characters Reviews
"True, the differences between seven kinds of dashes and hyphens are not life-and-death matters, but for anyone interested in the quirks of English punctuation without a lecture about how grammar is dead, this book satisfies that curiosity nicely." - Publishers Weekly
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Keith Houston is the creator of the Shady Characters blog. He and his wife live in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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