A compulsive collection of the world’s most entertaining, inspiring and powerful letters with dogs at their heart, curated by the founder of the global phenomenon lettersofnote.com
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,
& many more
“Praise for Letters of Note: The literary equivalent of a box of chocolates - bite-sized and pure addictive pleasure … The result is beautifully produced, with photographs and colour facsimiles of much of the correspondence”
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“Addictive, like dipping into a bag of variously tempting assorted candies, knowing that the next one will always bring surprise and pleasure”
“A gloriously presented compilation”
“As a guide to letters that deserve a wider readership, Usher’s compilation is hard to beat”
scotland On Sunday
“Quite literally the most enjoyable volume it is possible to imagine. Every page is a marvel”
Shaun Usher is a writer and sole custodian of the popular blogs lettersofnote.com and 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 bestselling Letters of Note, More Letters of Note, Lists of Note and Speeches of Note. Along with Simon Garfield’s To the Letter, Letters of Note inspired Letters Live, a series of live performances celebrating the enduring power of literary correspondence, with great performers reading remarkable letters to a live audience.
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