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New model: Moleskine Reporter Notebooks

Moleskine Reporter Notebooks, MoleskineUS

Drool. Spanking new Moleskine reporter notebooks look really nice. Can’t wait to pick one up for myself.

Looks like they’re very similar to the old-school classic Moleskine, but with the flippable top-binding and a vertically-oriented accordion pocket. The immediate improvement I can see would be for writing in cramped places—like the top of your thigh while riding the bus. I wonder if the binding allows it to flip over completely without damaging the spine.

Anxious to hear what other folks think of these. Anyone tried them yet?

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I discovered these at Flax...

I discovered these at Flax in downtown San Francisco for $5.50 apiece and had to get three of the lined ones: one each for my stepmom and dad, who were visiting me this week, so they could record their experiences of their trip, and one for me.

I must say that all three of us enjoyed writing in them, and at that price point, I might switch from the pocket ruled to the reporter ruled permanently ... well, even if the price increases, really. I think they're wonderful, and much easier to use than the standard notebooks.




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