Typewriters of the Times: Ozick, Abernethy, hacking

Typewriters of the Times: Ozick, Abernethy, hacking

As usual, this Sunday’s New York Times is sprinkled with typewriters. An obituary for NBC and PBS journalist Bob Abernethy shows him with his Underwood.A review of 93-year-old writer Cynthia Ozick’s latest novel includes this bit:But the main...
Typewriters of the Times: Salinger edition

Typewriters of the Times: Salinger edition

Every Sunday, the New York Times seems to include at least one reference to typewriters, or an illustration of one. In today’s Book Review, Ali Fitzgerald suggests that social distancing may be making some of us behave like J. D. Salinger. That typewriter...
Typewriters of the Times: Ides of March edition

Typewriters of the Times: Ides of March edition

You-know-what is on all of our minds right now, but not on this blog, not today. Instead, I present a roundup of the latest typewriter references in today’s New York Times. We get it in print on Sunday—a treat that invites several hours of lazing in bed. And...