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When Salmon Rushdie joined the Royal Society of Literature, he was given a choice to sign his name with Lord Bryon's pen or Charles Dickens' quill. But Dickens' quill has gotten a bit shabby, so the society replaced it with T.S. Elliot's pen, seen here. I began asking about pens at a Mont Blanc fete where men in white gloves displayed letters Hemingway and Kafka had penned. My story for Architectural Digest online. . .
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