A compulsive collection of the world’s most entertaining, inspiring and powerful letters with grief at their heart, curated by the founder of the global phenomenon lettersofnote.com
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,
Kahlil Gibran, Edith Wharton,
Mary Wortley Montagu, Seungsahn Haengwon
& many more
“Praise for Letters of Note: Quite literally the most enjoyable volume it is possible to imagine. Every page is a marvel”
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“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. A gorgeous Christmas present”
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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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