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Culture

How to Waste a Notebook: The Waste Books of Lichtenberg

I’ve been keeping notebooks since I was 14 years-old. These aren’t diaries or journals, just the workaday jottings of stray thoughts and “brilliant” notions, occasional phone numbers and grocery lists of the past 26 years.
Here are some of them:… Read on.

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On Writing

Joan Didion, On Keeping a Notebook

Whilst tracking my site stats, I’ve noticed an appreciable uptick in the amount of traffic the searches “On Keeping a Notebook” and “Joan Didion” and other related searches that drive traffic to this post.

I suspect many of you … Read on.