Letters of Note : Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience, Paperback

Letters of Note : Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience Paperback

Edited by Shaun Usher



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, seriousness, sadness and brilliance that make up all of our lives.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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  • Category: Diaries, letters & journals
  • ISBN: 9781782119289



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