Fri, 11/22/2013 - 12:00am
Author Simon Garfield is interviewed by Don Merrill
Cursive, longhand or whatever you call it, handwriting is disappearing from the American skillset. The US Postal Service, as well as postal agencies worldwide have seen a drop in letters and cards as people choose e-cards, email and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Don Merrill talks with Simon Garfield, author of "To the Letter" about this third in a trilogy of books about how we use words and images in the shadow of the relentless march of technology.