Praise for "Just My Type"
"This is a smart, funny, accessible book that does for typography what Lynne Truss's best-selling "Eats, Shoots & Leaves "did for punctuation: made it noticeable for people who had no idea they were interested in such things."
--Janet Maslin, "The New York Times "
"An engaging look at the world of fonts. [...] "Just My Type" urges us to put on the brakes and take in the scenery as far as typography goes. Whether you're a graphic designer or a layperson with no background in this area, reading what Garfield has to say will change the way you perceive the written word forever."
"--The Los Angeles Times "
"Reading Simon Garfield's "Just My Type" can transform your daily life into an endless quest for knowledge of the typefaces in which signs, books, magazines, newspapers, etc. are set."
"--The Washington Post"
"Highly entertaining ... Garfield takes readers on a rollicking tour of the world of typography, from book jackets to road signs, TV shows to computers."
"--USA Today "
"A deliriously clever and entertaining book"
"--The Boston Globe"
"Informative, delightful -- and essential reading for word geeks everywhere."
"--The Seattle Times "
"Lively [...] intriguing [...] a cheeky book about the human side and our reaction to fonts."
"--Seattle Post Intelligencer "
"This is a book for typography lovers who just can't get enough of their favorite fonts. In this well-researched book, Garfield takes a look back at the history of typefaces and how they've influenced consumers throughout the years. Using specific examples, Garfield shows just how powerful different fonts can be."
"--Philadelphia Intelligencer "
"For typomaniacs [...] who can't rest until they've identified a font, Garfield's engaging history of letter design will be eye candy."
--The Huffington Post
"Garfield's romping history (with mushow more