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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393064421
 
from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 24, 2013); titled "Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks"
9780393064421 | details & prices | 340 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $25.95
About: From ancient Greece to the Internet―via the Renaissance, Gutenberg, and Madison Avenue―Shady Characters exposes the secret history of punctuation.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393349726
 
from W W Norton & Co Inc (October 20, 2014); titled "Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks"
9780393349726 | details & prices | 338 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.95
About: “An absolutely fascinating blend of history, design, sociology, and cultural poetics―highly recommended.