The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession

James Ward (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
April 21, 2020
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476799872

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About the Author

James Ward is the cofounder of the Stationery Club and the Boring Conference, featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Observer (London). His blog I Like Boring Things, has been featured in The Independent and on the BBC website. He lives in London, and The Perfection of the Paper Clip is his first book.

Reviews

"A hugely entertaining experience for the reader... this engaging book is an absolute must." --Booklist
"A heartfelt paean to stationery."--Daily Mail (UK)
"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 (UK)


"Elegantly written . . . James Ward has ensured we won't need another book on stationery for a very long time indeed."--The Observer (UK)
"Ward writes with a blend of wit, unhealthy obsession, and pure love."--Financial Times (UK)
"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."--The Times (UK)