Categories Books Review Typewriters ‘Uncommon Type’ by Tom Hanks – a typecast review It’s fitting that my very first typecast is a review of “Uncommon Type: Some Stories”, a book of typewriter-inspired short stories by Tom Hanks (out October 2017). Post author By Chad Post date July 17, 2017 8 Comments on ‘Uncommon Type’ by Tom Hanks – a typecast review See more typewriter-related posts here. Tags The Typewriter Revolution, Tom Hanks, typewriters ← Rhythm Sand Booms → The Bomb Librarian 8 replies on “‘Uncommon Type’ by Tom Hanks – a typecast review” heh, well I like his other work and apparent attitude towards life. Think I’ll get me a copy, as I don’t much mind over-written dialogue. 😀 I’ll bet the dialogue was at least fun to type-write! Sounds like fun! I am impressed by the thickness of the book. Tom has been busy. Hammond Type-O-Matic? That’s a new one for me! 🙂 You know what, now I’m not sure about the Type-O-Matic. It’s in the book as Hammond Type-O-Matic; Wilson did use a Hammond, but I wonder if it’s an error? Probably should have done some research on that first. […] was the case with Tom Hanks’s new typewriter-inspired short story collection, I was the easiest mark in the world for the new Doug Nichol documentary California Typewriter, […] I am looking forward to this. By Time-O-Matic, Tom probably meant Multiplex. […] back in June specifically because she knew I’d love it—and I did, enough to write my first typecast review. For the accompanying image I thought pairing the book’s beautiful blue cover with my Olympia […] […] an advance copy of Tom Hanks’ typewriter book, which I reviewed, then photographed with one of my typers, which got on the news. Then got a letter from the man […] Leave a Reply to tmunk Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.