More Letters of Note

Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

compiled by Shaun Usher
AUD $59.99
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The follow-up to the international bestseller and publishing phenomenon Letters of Note.

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, John Cleese claiming that his fan club had been murdered by Michael Palin's and even Albus Dumbledore writing to a reader applying for the position of Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor at Hogwarts.

Including letters from:

Jane Austen, Richard Burton, Helen Keller, Alan Turing, Albus Dumbledore, Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry James, Sylvia Plath, John Lennon, Gerald Durrell, Janis Joplin, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hunter S. Thompson, C. G. Jung, Katherine Mansfield, Marge Simpson, John Cleese, Dorothy Parker, Buckminster Fuller, Beatrix Potter, Che Guevara, Evelyn Waugh and many more

Author bio:

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 bestselling books, crowd-funded by Unbound and jointly published by Unbound and Canongate. He lives in Wilmslow with his wife Karina and their two sons. He is the author of the bestsellingLetters of Note, More Letters of Note and Lists of Note.www.lettersofnote.com
www.shaunusher.com
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Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9781782114543
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate Trade
Pub Date: September 2015
Page Extent: 384
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Gift books