Archive for June, 2008

Race and the Chinese typewriter

June 30, 2008

Race is shaping up to be a major component of this book, which I never expected. 

Racist portrayal of Chinese typists and a Chinese typewriter


Eight new inventors

June 3, 2008

This phase of research is off to a blistering start. Now I need to start figuring out who all of these inventors are!

Welcome to The Chinese Typewriter

June 3, 2008

This blog will chart the ins and outs (and ups and downs) of researching and writing my new book, The Chinese Typewriter.