Bruce Chatwin

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Why not at Ryman's?

This was the question asked by one of Chatwin’s contemporaries when they read of his habit of buying his moleskine notebooks from a Parisian papeterie. Chatwin, of course, couldn’t have bought them at Ryman’s at the time – his penchant for the moleskine predated their current ubiquity – but, as the Wall Street Journal helpfully notes, times have changed.