Books written by Keith Houston

The Book

W. W. Norton | August 22, 2016 | 400 pages
A lavish material history of the world s most popular and most powerful medium."  More Info

Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks

W. W. Norton & Company | September 24, 2013 | 340 pages
Revealing the secret history of punctuation, this delightful tour of 2,000 years of the written word, from ancient Greece to the Internet, explores the parallel histories of language and typography throughout the world and across time.  More Info