All quiet in the Western Front

War (What Is It Good For?)

A couple of days ago I went for a pipe with a fellow pipe smoker and while in the tube I had a look around to see what people were reading. As these last 3 months I ended up not leaving my neighborhood that much, apart from away matches, practices and the odd exhibition, I was a bit curious and thinking I might bring one of those books to this blog, have a comment on the cover, etc.

But there was not much reading going on, apart from newspapers and kindles – maybe it was the first time that I’ve seen the tube so stripped of reading. Well, it was not even crowded. However I did spot this one in the return trip:

Sorry, no bigger size than this.

Which is the new cover, as these ones were the previous (not sure if the same publisher but not really important): (more…)