Books by Keith Houston

HISTORY
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"A splendid, challenging mixture of information and fun."
From barely decipherable scratches on ancient surfaces to the latest bestseller: a history of the book, its numerous ancestors, and its underlying technologies. Read full book review >
SHADY CHARACTERS by Keith Houston
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"An unusual triumph of the human ability to find exaltation in the mundane."
A mostly amusing, informative history of punctuation. Read full book review >