David Alston

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (13 of 13)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 76,257 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 13
Rotring Trio Pen Black SO502710 (japan import) by Rotring
4.0 out of 5 stars A reliable and handy item, Sept. 27 2013
I have had one of these for about 10 years. I am on my third set of refills. I has worked well, the mechanism has been totally reliable and it is always in my briefcase. I don't always reach for it first as there are somewhat more comfortable pens and pencils, but I use it often and appreciate that I don't have to hunt for a pencil or pen or red pen when I have a specific need, all three are in my hand.
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value&hellip by Matthew B. Crawford
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Shop Class as Soul Craft is a very enjoyable book. It is a well researched, somewhat academic review of the relationship between people and their work and how people find value in work. The book isn't very long at about 200 pages, but is not a very quick read as some of the concepts are fairly involved. I would recommend to any young person starting out in the work force that they read the author's views on the transportablity of work. For people, like myself, nearing retirement age, it brought back pleasant memories of times when I felt that my work made a difference. I think his view of office work is a bit jaundiced, but none the less, he makes some very valid points, made more valid… Read more

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