> Did you see Unger's talk on WAD at ATypI?
I didn't, regretfully.
Unger wrote about Dwiggins' experimental newspaper type for _Quaerendo_,
around 1981 or so.
Alexander Lawson wrote a three-part article on Dwiggins' experimental
sanserif type in _Printing Impressions_ some time in the 1970s, which I'd
like to get a hold of. He also mentions the type in his _Anatomy of a
> Are there any books on Dwiggins' life you'd reccomend?
I second JFP's recommendation of the Carter book, if you haven't read it
yet. You might also want to check out the two volume Typophiles chapbook,
_Postscripts on Dwiggins: Essays & Recollections_. There are a lot of other
books about WAD, but I haven't personally seen them.
While I was in Boston, I visited the Dwiggins Room and the Marionettes Room
at the Boston Public Library. However, someone else from ATypI was using all
the Dwiggins archives for some project.