Shaun Usher

Shaun Usher

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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 and Lists 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.



Many of the lists offer advice that you will take to your grave. Some offer a snapshot of history previously unknown. Others are simply a joy to read. Each and every one, however, is certainly a list of note

Lists of Note

There really is no correct way to consume this book. Read it from front to back, from back to front, or simply pick letters at random; whichever one you land on will offer you a snapshot of history in a format that we cannot afford to let die

More Letters of Note

Letters Live at Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden http://letterslive.com/

Lists of Note is a constantly surprising A-Z of what makes us human.