Archive for November, 2012

Caran D’Ache Leman Ballpoint Pen

Added on November 27, 2012

Caran D’Ache Leman Ballpoint Pen Caran D’ache has a wide range of ballpoint pens ranging from the inexpensive, plastic Frosty line to these quite expensive Leman pens. The Leman is one of the finest quality ballpoint pens available today. This pen is a twist action/retraction ballpoint and takes the Goliath refill, the largest ballpoint refill [...]

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On The Road

Added on November 17, 2012

On the Road Jack Kerouac Signet, U.S.A. 1958 I love the beatnik cover art on this first paperback edition of On The Road. This is the stated first printing which came out about a year after the Viking true first hardcover edition. According to the New York Times this book isĀ ”the most beautifully executed, the [...]

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At Last

Added on November 9, 2012

At Last Edward St. Aubyn Picador, London, 2011 At Last is the brilliant culmination of St. Aubyn’s Patrick Melrose series consisting of Bad News, Never Mind, Some Hope, and Mother’s Milk. Another darkly comic story of privilege and the double-edged sword of family relations, At Last was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Many fans of [...]

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Just Before the War with the Eskimos

Added on November 3, 2012

Just Before the War with the Eskimos J.D. Salinger New Yorker Magazine, N.Y. June 5, 1948 Just Before the War with the Eskimos first came out in this 1948 New Yorker magazine, but is probably better known as one of the stories from Salinger’s 1953 collection Nine Stories. After Salinger’s death in 2010, a number [...]

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