April 16, 2019

WRITING: Why Robert Caro Keeps His Typewriter. I interviewed Neal Stephenson years ago about The Baroque Cycle, and he said he wrote it with pen and ink to feel more in sync with the period. He also said he went to the British Museum and read Isaac Newton’s original manuscripts and they were still legible centuries later, while his study was full of old floppy disks that he could no longer read.

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