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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case by [James Ward]

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Length: 289 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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An endlessly fascinating and witty book -- Shaun Usher, editor of * Letters of Note * A heartfelt paean to stationery -- Marcus Berkmann * Daily Mail * There are 1,000 fascinating, funny, silly and scientific stationery stories in this book - as many as there are uses for Blu Tack -- Iain Finlayson * Saga * This book is for anyone who perved over Stabilo Boss pens in Ryman as a youth...Nostalgia with a rubber on the end * Monocle * The books to bounce you straight into autumn: just in time for the new school term, James Ward's Adventures in Stationery explores that satisfying feeling one gets from the first fresh sheet of a Moleskine and what a particular variation of pen says about you * Vogue * Elegantly written ... James Ward has ensured we won't need another book on stationery for a very long time indeed -- Andrew Martin * Observer * Ward writes with a blend of wit, unhealthy obsession and pure love. Here is high-class pornography for the stationery enthusiast -- Alexander Gilmour * FT * James Ward investigates the drama of the desk tidy...many questions you never thought to ask when chewing your Bic are answered smartly in black ink on white paper in geeky detail -- Iain Finlayson * Times * --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

James Ward's London-based blog, I Like Boring Things, has featured in the Independent, Observer and on the BBC website. He is co-founder of Stationery Club and the Boring Conference, featured in the Wall Street Journal and on Radio 4. This is his first book. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • File Size : 1401 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 289 pages
  • Publisher : Profile Books; Main Edition (11 September 2014)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 52 ratings
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