03/03/2013 09:14 am ET Updated May 03, 2013

Len Deighton's Bomber, The First Book Ever Written On A Word Processor. - Slate Magazine

Would best-selling novelist Len Deighton care to take a walk? It was 1968, and the IBM technician who serviced Deighton's typewriters had just heard from Deighton's personal assistant, Ms. Ellenor Handley, that she had been retyping chapter drafts for his book in progress dozens of times over.


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