Simon Garfield – Just My Type (2010)

Now, almost everything we need is to be found beneath an LED or plasma screen. The tension of graphite or nib, or the fragile pleasure to be derived from running a forefinger across the opening page of a well-printed book, is fast becoming heritage. But typefaces — both their preponderance and ingenuity — have not suffered a similar decline in fortunes. Quite the opposite…

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