A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, "What does your favorite font say about you?"
About the Author
Simon Garfield is the author of twelve acclaimed books of nonfiction, including The Error World: An Affair with Stamps, Mini: The True and Secret History of the Making of a Motor Car, and Exposure: The Unusual Life and Violent Death of Bob Carlos Clarke. He lives in London and St. Ives, Cornwall, and currently has a soft spot for Requiem Fine Roman and HT Gelateria. With acting credits that span stage and screen, Gildart Jackson is most often recognized for his role as Gideon on Charmed. Other notable TV roles include Jackson Palmer on Providence and Simon Prentiss on General Hospital, as well as guest appearances on Stargate: Atlantis, Las Vegas, and CSI. Theater roles include Trigorin in The Seagull, Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady, and Adrian in Private Eyes at the Old Globe.
Praise for Just My Type: A Book About Fonts…
"A lively companion to books such as Robert Bringhurst's essential Elements of Typographic Style (1992) and John Lewis's classic Typography: Design and Practice." ---Kirkus Starred Review