Über den Autor
Philip Hensher was born in 1965 in South London, where he still lives. His nine books include Kitchen Venom, which won the Somerset Maugham Award, The Northern Clemency, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, King of the Badgers, and, in April 2012, Scenes from Early Life. He is a regular contributor to the Independent, the Mail on Sunday, and the Spectator.
A smart, funny book about the rise and slow death of the art of handwriting and why it still matters. An ideal gift for fans of "Just My Type" and "Eats, Shoots & Leaves". A hugely entertaining, accessible investigation into the simplest of technologies, and the place it has in our lives. Philip Hensher is a regular contributor to the "Independent", the "Mail On Sunday" and the "Spectator".