The Private Man
Except in times of crisis, Hammarskjold shuts up shop around 8:00 P.M. Generally he goes home to his bachelor apartment in the East Seventies and a variety of civilized in terests. These are mirrored in the furnishings of the capacious eight-room apartment.
There are the stacks of books sent him by the Swedish Academy and some of the rare editions which he has been collecting for a long time. There is a small but select record collection. The climber's alpenstock given him by the Sherpa guide Tensing hangs over the fireplace. By his bedside table there is a Catholic hymnal. One or two samples of his amateur photography adorn the walls of his study and a few Swedish paintings are discriminatingly hung in the soft white living and dining rooms. The most important piece of furniture in the study is a spacious writing table designed for him by the Swedish architect Andreas Bjorklund, on which his Swedish