Shady Char­ac­ters

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - BOOKS -

By Keith Hous­ton (Nor­ton, $19) Hous­ton ex­am­ines the as­ter­isk (*), at sign (@), oc­tothorpe (#) and many more ty­po­graph­i­cal marks, con­nect­ing the dots be­tween life, lan­guage, his­tory and so­ci­ol­ogy.

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