Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Letters of Note.

Based on a blog of the same name, this book is a compilation of interesting letters some written by familiar names, others by strangers. The letters range from funny and sweet to sad and moving. Definitely worth a look, particularly the one from JFK about Santa Claus!

Kurt Vonnegut to a class of high school students:
A final message from wife to husband:

E.B. White (author of Charlotte's Web) writes to his publisher explaining the motivation behind his famous children's book:

These are just a tiny selection there are many more (and transcripts of the ones above) on the online blog and of course in the book!


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