Letters of Note: Space

Compiled by Shaun Usher

Letters of Note: Space by Shaun Usher (Paperback ISBN 9781786895424) book cover

Available as Paperback, eBook, Downloadable audio

A compulsive collection of the world’s most entertaining, inspiring and powerful letters with space at their heart, curated by the founder of the global phenomenon lettersofnote.com

In Letters of Note: Space, Shaun Usher brings together fascinating correspondence about the universe beyond our planet, containing hopeful thoughts about the future of space travel, awestruck messages penned about the worlds beyond our own and celebrations of the human ingenuity that has facilitated our understanding of the cosmos.

Includes letters by:
Buzz Aldrin, Isaac Asimov,
Marion Carpenter, Yuri Gagarin,
Ann Druyan, Stanley Kubrick,
Alexander Graham Bell, Neil DeGrasse Tyson
& 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”
sunday Times

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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”
new Yorker

“A gloriously presented compilation”
financial Times

“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”
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Compiled by Shaun Usher

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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