Letters of Note Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

by Shaun Usher

Biography / Autobiography The Real World

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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, seriousness, sadness and brilliance that make up all of our lives. Including letters from: Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, Charles Schulz, Leonardo da Vinci, Iggy Pop, Fidel Castro, Anais Nin, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Amelia Earhart, Charles Darwin, Roald Dahl, Albert Einstein, Dorothy Parker, John F. Kennedy, Groucho Marx, Charles Dickens, Katharine Hepburn, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Clementine Churchill, Ray Bradbury, Kurt Vonnegut and many more.

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ISBN: 9781782112235
Publication date: 24/10/2013
Publisher: Canongate Unbound an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782112235
Publication date: 24th October 2013
Author: Shaun Usher
Publisher: Canongate Unbound an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, The Real World,
Categories: Anthologies (non-poetry),

About Shaun Usher

Shaun Usher is the writer and sole custodian of the popular blogs listsofnote.com and lettersofnote.com. As a result, he spends much of his life hunting down letters and making lists of things he'd like to share. His first book, Letters of Note, was jointly published by Unbound and Canongate to widespread acclaim and became a top ten bestseller in the UK. It is now being published around the world. Shaun lives in Wilmslow, Cheshire with his wife Karina and their two sons.

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