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Letters of Note

Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher, Shaun Usher (Editor)

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/26/2021)
Paperback (10/3/2017)
Hardcover (5/6/2014)
Paperback (10/3/2017)

Description

Letters of Note is a collection of over one hundred of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name - an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people.

From Virginia Woolf's heart-breaking suicide letter to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop scones sent to President Eisenhower; from the first recorded use of the expression 'OMG' in a letter to Winston Churchill to Gandhi's appeal for calm to Hitler; and from Iggy Pop's beautiful letter of advice to a troubled young fan to Leonardo da Vinci's remarkable job-application letter, Letters of Note is a celebration of the power of written correspondence which captures the humour, sadness and brilliance that make up all of our lives.

Including letters from:

Zelda Fitzgerald, Iggy Pop, Fidel Castro, Leonardo da Vinci, Bill Hicks, Ana�s Nin, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Amelia Earhart, Charles Darwin, Roald Dahl, Albert Einstein, Elvis Presley, Dorothy Parker, John F. Kennedy, Groucho Marx, Charles Dickens, Katharine Hepburn, Kurt Vonnegut, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Emily Dickinson and many more.

Canongate UK, 9781782112235, 384pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2016



About the Author

Shaun Usher is a writer and sole custodian of the popular blogs www.lettersofnote.com and www.listsofnote.com. He has transformed both blogs into the bestselling books Letters of Note, More Letters of Note and Lists of Note, crowd-funded by Unbound and jointly published by Unbound and Canongate. He lives in Wilmslow with his wife Karina and their two sons.www.lettersofnote.comwww.shaunusher.comFollow @LettersOfNote on Twitter