This Is Me, Period.: The Art, Pleasures, and Playfulness of Punctuation (Hardcover)

This Is Me, Period.: The Art, Pleasures, and Playfulness of Punctuation By Philip Cowell, Caz Hildebrand, Caz Hildebrand (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The elements of style like you've never seen them before

Explore the personalities of the punctuation marks we use every day with this bold, typographic journey through grammar. Each chapter in This is Me, Period introduces one of the major pieces of punctuation and all of its idiosyncracies, including:

The dashing em dash— 
So-called "quotation marks"
The colon: and on and on
The shouty exclamation!
The three dots of . . . 
(Don't forget the brackets)
And even more

As charming as it is educational, This is Me, Period helps you understand sentence structure in a novel way that keeps you turning the pages for more.

About the Author

CAZ HILDEBRAND is a founder and Creative Partner at the cutting-edge London design agency Here Design. The co-author of The Geometry of Pasta and author of Herbarium, she is the award-winning designer of numerous bestselling cookbooks including those by Nigella Lawson and Yotam Ottolenghi.

PHILIP COWELL is a poet and writer at Here Design and the author of Keeping A Journal. An associate of the literature and dementia charity Living Words, his writing has appeared in Poetry ReviewThe Philosophy Shop, and BBC Culture.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780525573555
ISBN-10: 0525573550
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Publication Date: November 14th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English