"…To my unpleasant surprise the sucker cost a whopping $14.95.
That is a lot of money for a 240 or so page notebook. But, I am a sucker for trends so I bought one anyway. I opened it up in the car as I usually do when I buy something that I am really excited about – why wait till I get back to the office? As I flip the book open and thumb through the crisp pages, I think to myself, “Wow, this is really nice!”. The book is sewn bound like a high quality book would be, the cover is nice and firm but lays out nice and flat. The pages are not thick (although the Artists sketchbook is) and the inks don’t smudge easily. It also has a handy elastic snap band and an attached ribbon bookmark. In the back is a small, accordian pocket for storing various bits of paper or maybe a few photos…"
"Are Moleskines Worth Their Costs?"
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