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• A typography timeline: from cave paintings to web fonts.
• Salon reviews legendary editor Robert Gottlieb’s memoir on working with literary stars – and the miseries of his own writing process.
• Book Beast publishes a revealing piece about a visit to a Borders bookstore, closing because of the bankruptcy, reveals what people aren’t reading.