The revolution will be typewritten: Old machines get a new life | Minnesota Public Radio News

 The author of 'The Typewriter Revolution' remembers his Remington Noiseless fondly. Courtesy of 'The Typewriter Revolution'

The author of ‘The Typewriter Revolution’ remembers his Remington Noiseless fondly. Courtesy of ‘The Typewriter Revolution’

Growing up in the ’60s, Richard Polt was fascinated by his father’s Smith-Corona. The ink, the space bar, the satisfying clack of the keys.In high school, he was given his very own Remington Noiseless Model Seven, which carried him through high school, college and graduate school.But with the ’80s came personal computers. And though Polt made the digital switch, he never lost his affection for typewriters.In his new book, “The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist’s Companion for the 21st Century,” Polt chronicles how typewriters are stepping back into the spotlight. Don’t call it a rebound — call it a rebirth.

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