Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography

Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography

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Natural Enemies of Books is a response to the groundbreaking 1937 publication Bookmaking on the Distaff Side, which brought together contributions by women printers, illustrators, authors, typographers, and typesetters, highlighting the print industry’s inequalities and proposing a takeover of the history of the book. Edited by feminist graphic design collective MMS, the publication includes newly commissioned essays and poems, conversations with former typesetters Inger Humlesjö, Ingegärd Waaranperä, Gail Cartmail, and Megan Downey, and reprints of the original book and other publications.

176 pages, 11 x 19 cm, paperback, Occasional Papers (London).