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Win a copy of Shady Characters!

Would you like to get your hands on an early copy of Shady Characters? W. W. Norton is giving away fifteen copies of the US edition of the book through Goodreads — where, coincidentally enough, it has earned a solid four-star rating. If you’d like the chance to add your voice to the reviews, head over to Goodreads before the end of today to enter the competition!

2 comments on “Win a copy of Shady Characters!

  1. Comment posted by colin forsyth on

    I enjoyed the history lesson that came in the ampersand section. Didn’t realize it was that old.

    1. Comment posted by Keith Houston on

      Hi Colin,

      Glad to hear it! I found the competition between the Tironian et and the ampersand to be fascinating — it was almost a class struggle played out at the tip of the scribe’s pen.

      Thanks for the comment!

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