Arif wrote to me from Turkey, where he has amassed this collection of notebooks: Quite a wide variety, and I love how beat up some of those spiral notebooks look! Thanks for sharing your addiction, Arif!
A reader named Marjorie wrote to ask how my notebook collection started. It’s hard for me to remember exactly, because I’ve loved notebooks since before I can even remember! My parents have said that when I was about 3, I was already folding pieces of paper in to little booklets to scribble on. A few [...]
This notebook is one of the gems of my collection because I’ve never seen anything else quite like it. I must have bought this in the early 80s, at one of the various five-and-ten stores in my area. It’s just a generic mass-produced notebook. But this cover just fascinates me! There is something so weird [...]
This week’s addict sent me a link to his blog post “Serious Notebook Addict,” where he displays these and other photos: Yep, Nathan’s got a problem! Here’s what’s in his current collection: 3 Large Moleskine Cahiers (although these are being sold in a couple of days) 7 Composition Notebooks 3 Medium Moleskine Black Cahiers 1 [...]
This week’s Addict emailed me this photo of her stash– I love the variety, from simple spiral notebooks and composition books to large journals and looseleaf binders. (It’s interesting how some notebook addicts have a lot of repetition of the same notebooks, and others use many different kinds…) Here’s what Missy had to say: I [...]