Read: Dreyer's English

  • The first part of Dreyer’s English is both instructive and entertaining. The second part, however, um… There is a recommendation in the first part: “Get a good dictionary;” following this advice is adding more value than reading the second part with its twitter-sourced word-lists and puns that get old really fast.

Read: Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works

  • It is a pity that an otherwise fine book is set on such a poor choice of paper: semi-glossy. And the ink is very reflective as well. This makes it rather hard to appreciate the different typefaces. But then, the book is only about type not the (good) design of books.

    I am surprised by the huge differences, i.e. choice of type and illustrations, compared to the the German (2nd) edition.

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