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Letters of Note Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 28 October 2021
  • ISBN : 9781838856168
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Letters of Note Book Summary/Review:

Letters of Note, the book based on the beloved website of the same name, became an instant classic on publication in 2013, selling hundreds of thousands of copies. This new edition sees the collection of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters updated with fourteen riveting new missives and a new introduction from curator Shaun Usher. 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.

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Letters of Note

Letters of Note
  • Author : Shaun Usher
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-10-28
  • ISBN : 9781838856168
GET THIS BOOKLetters of Note

Letters of Note, the book based on the beloved website of the same name, became an instant classic on publication in 2013, selling hundreds of thousands of copies. This new edition sees the collection of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters updated with fourteen riveting new missives and a new introduction from curator Shaun Usher. 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

Letters of Note: Cats

Letters of Note: Cats
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781786895554
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In Letters of Note: Cats, Shaun Usher collects together the most engaging missives that celebrate, eulogise, rail against and analyse the idiosyncratic ways of our feline companions. Nikola Tesla, Elizabeth Taylor, Charles Dickens, Anne Frank, T.S. Eliot, Raymond Chandler, John Cheever, Florence Nightingale, Rachel Carson, Jack Lemmon & many more

Letters of Note: Mothers

Letters of Note: Mothers
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781786899453
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In Letters of Note: Mothers, Shaun Usher gathers together exceptional missives by and to mothers, celebrating the joy and grief, humour and frustration, wisdom and sacrifice the role brings to both parent and child. Includes letters by: Caitlin Moran, Sylvia Plath, Martin Luther King Jr., George Bernard Shaw, E.B. White, Laura Dern, Louisa May Alcott, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bette Davis, Richard Wagner, Martha Gellhorn & many more

Letters of Note: Music

Letters of Note: Music
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781786895585
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In Letters of Note: Music, Shaun Usher brings together a riveting collection of letters by and about some of the musicians and music that enrich our lives. It is a wonderfully wide-ranging and illuminating book that will delight music lovers of all stripes. Includes letters by: Ludgwig van Beethoven, Nick Cave, Helen Keller, Keith Richards, Yo-Yo Ma, Tom Waits, Erik Satie, Angélique Kidjo, Leonard Cohen John Coltrane, Kim Gordon & many more

Letters of Note: Art

Letters of Note: Art
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781838851477
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In Letters of Note: Art, Shaun Usher celebrates extraordinary correspondence about art, from missives on the agony of being overlooked, the ecstasy of producing work that excites, to surprising sources of inspiration and rousing manifestos. Includes letters by: Michelangelo, Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, Artemisia Gentileschi, Oscar Howe, Martin Scorsese, Henri Matisse, Mick Jagger, Augusta Savage, Vincent van Gogh & many more

Letters of Note: Dogs

Letters of Note: Dogs
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781786895318
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In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence about our canine friends, featuring affectionate accounts of pups’ playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkable hounds. Includes letters by: Clara Bow, Bob Hope, Charles Lamb, Sue Perkins, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, E.B. White & many more

Letters of Note: Fathers

Letters of Note: Fathers
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781838850142
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In Letters of Note: Fathers, Shaun Usher collects together remarkable correspondence by and about fathers, including proud parental words of love, advice from experienced dads to new ones, as well as letters from both frustrated and adoring offspring. Includes letters by: Anne Frank, W.E.B. Du Bois, Jawaharlal Nehru, Groucho Marx, Che Guevara, Ted Hughes Katherine Mansfield, Fergal Keane, Arthur Conan Doyle, Samuel Bernstein & many more

Letters of Note: Grief

Letters of Note: Grief
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781786895370
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In Letters of Note: Grief, Shaun Usher gathers together some of the most powerful messages about grief, from the heart-wrenching pain of losing a loved one to reliving fond memories of those who have passed on. Includes letters by: Audre Lorde, Robert Frost, Nick Cave, Rainer Maria Rilke, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, Kahlil Gibran, Edith Wharton, Mary Wortley Montagu, Seungsahn Haengwon & many more

Letters of Note: Space

Letters of Note: Space
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781786895431
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In Letters of Note: Space, Shaun Usher brings together fascinating correspondence about the universe beyond our planet, containing hopeful thoughts about the future of space travel, awestruck messages penned about the worlds beyond our own and celebrations of the human ingenuity that has facilitated our understanding of the cosmos. Includes letters by: Buzz Aldrin, Isaac Asimov, Marion Carpenter, Yuri Gagarin, Ann Druyan, Stanley Kubrick, Alexander Graham Bell, Neil DeGrasse Tyson & many more

Letters of Note: Love

Letters of Note: Love
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781786895332
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In Letters of Note: Love, Shaun Usher gathers together some of the most powerful messages about love ever composed, whether inspired by love’s first blush or the recriminations at its ending, the regrets of unrequited feelings and the joys of passions known. Includes letters by: Simone de Beauvoir, Frida Kahlo Georgia O’Keeffe, Zora Neale Hurston Evelyn Waugh, Vita Sackville-West Nelson Mandela, John Steinbeck & many more

Letters of Note: Sex

Letters of Note: Sex
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781786895578
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In Letters of Note: Sex, Shaun Usher collects together some of the most noteworthy missives ever written on the subject, from euphemism-laden, flirtatious exchanges and desire-driven expressions of passion to sincere and thoughtful meditations on the meaning of sex. Includes letters by: John Cheever, Dorothy Day, Frida Kahlo, Margaret Mead, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Mae West & many more

More Letters of Note

More Letters of Note
  • Author : Shaun Usher
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781782114550
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More Letters of Note is another rich and inspiring collection, which reminds us that much of what matters in our lives finds its way into our letters. These letters deliver the same mix of the heartfelt, the historically significant, the tragic, the comic and the unexpected. Discover Richard Burton's farewell note to Elizabeth Taylor, Helen Keller's letter to The New York Symphony Orchestra about 'hearing' their concert through her fingers, the final missives from a doomed Japan Airlines flight in 1985,

Letters of Note: New York

Letters of Note: New York
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781786895417
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In Letters of Note: New York, Shaun Usher curates a collection of extraordinary written exchanges about the Big Apple, from the marvelling of wide-eyed newcomers and the devoted outpourings of native citizens, to the frustrated outcries of the dispossessed and the fond reminiscences of old-timers. Includes letters by: Italo Calvino, Ralph Ellison Kahlil Gibran, Helen Keller, Martin Scorsese Saum Song Bo, Rebecca West & many more.

Letters of Note: Volume 1

Letters of Note: Volume 1
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781452140865
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This spectacular collection of more than 125 letters offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the events and people of history—the brightest and best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. Entries include a transcript of the letter; a short contextual introduction; and, in 100 cases, a captivating facsimile of the letter itself. The artfulness of Shaun Usher's eclectic arrangement creates a reading experience rich in discovery. Mordant, hilarious, poignant, enlightening—surprise rewards each turn of the page. Colorfully illustrated with photographs, portraits,

Letters of Note: Dogs

Letters of Note: Dogs
  • Author : Shaun Usher
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-10
  • ISBN : 1786895307
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In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence on canines, featuring affectionate accounts of pups' playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkable hounds.Includes letters by:Clara Bow, Bob HopeCharles Lamb, Sue Perkins,Marcel Proust, Dodie SmithGertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf& many more.