Letters of Note: Fathers

Compiled by Shaun Usher

Letters of Note: Fathers by Shaun Usher (Paperback ISBN 9781838850135) book cover

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

In Letters of Note: Fathers, Shaun Usher collects together remarkable correspondence by and about fathers, including proud parental words of love, advice from experienced dads to new ones, as well as letters from both frustrated and adoring offspring.

Includes letters by:
Anne Frank, W.E.B. Du Bois,
Jawaharlal Nehru, Groucho Marx,
Che Guevara, Ted Hughes
Katherine Mansfield, Fergal Keane,
Arthur Conan Doyle, Samuel Bernstein
& 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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“It is inspiring, and often sad, funny, and occasionally quite surreal”
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“A truly extraordinary reading experience”
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“Witty, tragic, educational, inspirational”
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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”
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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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