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Letters Of Note

Author : Shaun Usher
ISBN : 9781782112242
Genre : Literary Collections
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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.
Category: Literary Collections

Letters Of Note Volume 1

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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, and relevant artworks, Letters of Note is an instant classic.
Category: Literary Collections

Letters Of Note Volume 2

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ISBN : 1452153833
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From the editor of the New York Times bestseller and instant classic Letters of Note, comes this companion volume of more than 125 captivating letters. Each turn of the page brings delight and discovery in a collection of correspondence that spans centuries and place, written by the famous, the not-so-famous, and the downright infamous. Entries are accompanied by a transcript of the letter, a short contextual introduction, and a spirited illustration—in most cases, a facsimile of the letter itself. A splendid gatefold features one extraordinary hand-embroidered biographical letter. As surprising as it is entertaining, Letters of Note: Volume 2 is a gift of endless enjoyment and lasting value.
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Letters Of Note Mothers

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ISBN : 9780525506539
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A fascinating new volume of messages about motherhood, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections TK
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Letters Of Note Music

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ISBN : 9781786895585
Genre : History
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In Letters of Note: Music, Shaun Usher brings together a riveting collection of letters by and about the musicians and music that enrich our lives, eliciting the full range of emotion from the human heart. Includes letters by: Ludgwig van Beethoven, Louis Armstrong Helen Keller, Madonna Jimi Hendrix, Audrey Hepburn Anglique Kidjo, Prince Eminem, Kim Gordon & many more
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Letters Of Note Fathers

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ISBN : 9780525506515
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A fascinating new volume of messages about fatherhood, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections TK
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Letters Of Note War

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A powerful collection of letters on the theme of War, curated by the founder of the globally popular Letters of Note website. The first volume in the bestselling Letters of Note series was a collection of hundreds 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 heartbreaking 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. Now, the curator of Letters of Note, Shaun Usher, gives us wonderful new volumes featuring letters organized around a universal theme. In this volume, Shaun Usher turns to the theme of war. There are few constants in life that weigh more heavily on the human race than our ceaseless engagement in acts of war. From time immemorial to the present day, across the world, wars have marked our history on earth like little else. Letters of Note: War, brings together some of the most remarkable letters that encapsulate human experience of war, from unimaginable feats of courage and compassion, to unthinkable episodes of violence and horror. Includes letters by Wilfred Owen, Joan Baez, Masanobu Kuno, Winston Churchill, and many more.
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Letters Of Note Cats

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ISBN : 9780771049606
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An irresistible feline-themed selection of letters from the curator of the globally popular Letters of Note website. The first volume in the bestselling Letters of Note series was a collection of hundreds 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 heartbreaking 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. Now, the curator of Letters of Note, Shaun Usher, gives us wonderful new volumes featuring letters organized around a universal theme. In this volume, Shaun Usher turns to the cat--a subject of fascination, amusement, reverence, and joy. Even before they reigned supreme on the internet, their idiosyncratic ways and hold on our affections had long been written about in many forms. Letters of Note: collects together the most engaging missives that celebrate eulogize, rail against and analyze the ways of our feline companions. Includes letters by James Joyce, Elizabeth Taylor, Erasmus Darwin, John Cheever, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and many more.
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Letters Of Note London

Author : Shaun Usher
ISBN : 0143134671
Genre : History
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An splendid new volume of missives about England's capital, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections The jewel in the crown of Great Britain has a rich, captivating history and thrives as an epicenter of art, entertainment, literature, and style. Featuring correspondence from everyday Londoners to the highest echelons of power, this wide-ranging collection of thirty letters pays homage to the Big Smoke and its place on the world stage.
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Letters Of Note Love

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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, Ansel Adams & many more
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