Letters of Note

Letters of Note

Correspondence Deserving of A Wider Audience

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DIARIES, LETTERS & JOURNALS. 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.
Publisher: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Canongate Books, 2016
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781782119289
1782119280
Branch Call Number: 808.86 L651u v.1
Characteristics: xvi, 368 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Usher, Shaun

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