Journal

Richard Branson, Take Note

Richard Branson, Take Note

Sir Richard Branson takes notes. A lot of them. Since his first business venture (a magazine called Student at the age of 16), he's been an avid... more

John Lennon & His Letters

John Lennon & His Letters

October 9th marks John Lennon's Birthday. Today, the singer, songwriter, musician, and activist who co-founded the Beatles would have been 77. Lennon was a passionate... more

Audrey Hepburn on Movies and Music

Audrey Hepburn on Movies and Music

Audrey Hepburn, British actress, model, dancer, humanitarian and fashion icon was also a keen letter writer.  In 1961 she starred in the romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s which... more

In Memory of Sam Shepard

In Memory of Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard, arguably one of America’s finest working actors, screenwriter, director and winner of a Pulitzer Prize has sadly passed away at aged 73. In... more

Happy Birthday Tom Hanks

Happy Birthday Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks celebrates his birthday today and to make the occasion we thought we might regale a story or two about Hanks' appreciation of letters.... more

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen passed away last week at the age of 83. Shortly before he passed, he wrote a letter to Marianne Ihlen, that was given... more

Monoset Sponsors Letters Live

Monoset Sponsors Letters Live

Letters live is an amazing event supporting literacy charities created by the independent publisher Canongate. The event is inspired by Shaun Usher’s international blog and book... more