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read kindle ã To the Letter ñ danpashley ✓ ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing By Simon Garfield ✑ – Danpashley.co.uk The New York Timesbestselling author of Just My Typeand On the Mapoffers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital agThe New York Timesbestselling author of Just My Typeand On the Mapoffers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital ageFew things are as excitingand potentially life changingas discovering an old letter And while etiuette books still extol the practice letter writing seems to be disappearing amid a flurry of e mails texting and tweeting The recent decline in letter writing marks a cultural shift so vast that in the future historians may divide time not between BC and AD but between the eras when people wrote letters and when they did not So New York Timesbestselling author Simon Garfield asks Can anything be done to revive a practice that has dictated and tracked the progress of civilization forthan five hundred years?In To the Letter Garfield traces the fascinating history of letter writing from the love letter and the business letter to the chain letter and the letter of recommendation He provides a tender critiue of early letter writing manuals and analyzes celebrated correspondence from Erasmus to Princess Diana He also considers the role that letters have played as a literary device from Shakespeare to the epistolary novel all the rage in the eighteenth century and alive and well today with bestsellers like The Guernsey Literaryand Potato Peel Pie Society At a time when the decline of letter writing appears to be irreversible Garfield is the perfect candidate to inspire bibliophiles to put pen to paper and create a form of expression emotion and tactile delight we may clasp to our heart In a digital world we have started to lose touch with writing by hand This book celebrates this art and gives interesting historial information about it

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The New York Timesbestselling author of Just My Typeand On the Mapoffers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital ageFew things are as excitingand potentially life changingas discovering an old letter And while etiuette books still extol the practice letter writing seems to be disappearing amid a flurry of e mails texting and tweeting The recent decline in letter writing marks a cultural shift so vast that in the future historians may divide time not between BC and AD but between the eras when people wrote letters and when they did not So New York Timesbestselling author Simon Garfield asks Can anything be done to revive a practice that has dictated and tracked the progress of civilization forthan five hundred years?In To the Letter Garfield traces the fascinating history of letter writing from the love letter and the business letter to the chain letter and the letter of recommendation He provides a tender critiue of early letter writing manuals and analyzes celebrated correspondence from Erasmus to Princess Diana He also considers the role that letters have played as a literary device from Shakespeare to the epistolary novel all the rage in the eighteenth century and alive and well today with bestsellers like The Guernsey Literaryand Potato Peel Pie Society At a time when the decline of letter writing appears to be irreversible Garfield is the perfect candidate to inspire bibliophiles to put pen to paper and create a form of expression emotion and tactile delight we may clasp to our heart If you think the letter is obsolete then I encourage you to read Simon's book and discover not only the deep rich history of the letter but why the letter will continue to be a vital part of our history

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To the Letter A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter WritingThe New York Timesbestselling author of Just My Typeand On the Mapoffers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital ageFew things are as excitingand potentially life changingas discovering an old letter And while etiuette books still extol the practice letter writing seems to be disappearing amid a flurry of e mails texting and tweeting The recent decline in letter writing marks a cultural shift so vast that in the future historians may divide time not between BC and AD but between the eras when people wrote letters and when they did not So New York Timesbestselling author Simon Garfield asks Can anything be done to revive a practice that has dictated and tracked the progress of civilization forthan five hundred years?In To the Letter Garfield traces the fascinating history of letter writing from the love letter and the business letter to the chain letter and the letter of recommendation He provides a tender critiue of early letter writing manuals and analyzes celebrated correspondence from Erasmus to Princess Diana He also considers the role that letters have played as a literary device from Shakespeare to the epistolary novel all the rage in the eighteenth century and alive and well today with bestsellers like The Guernsey Literaryand Potato Peel Pie Society At a time when the decline of letter writing appears to be irreversible Garfield is the perfect candidate to inspire bibliophiles to put pen to paper and create a form of expression emotion and tactile delight we may clasp to our heart I thought that it was a book on writing letters It was about letters in the past and about some guy over sea writing to his girlfriend or wife I was very disappointed in it I ordered it to learn the way to write letters I don't care' about the history behind letter writing I ordered it so I didn't return it I don't recemmend it unless you like reading boring books