The creator of the enormously popular blog LettersOfNote.com, Shaun Usher presents hilarious, poignant, unexpected, and very personal communications from real people—both famous and unknown—on topics that touch us deeply. Some 30 letters appear in each volume, in a gift worthy paperback format with foil embellished covers and deckle edged pages. "Reading through them is addictive, like dipping into a bag of various tempting assorted candies, knowing that the next one will always bring surprise and pleasure."—The New Yorker
A ten-year-old girl writes to Margot Lee Shetterly about her aspiration to become an astronaut. Carl Sagan helps curate a time capsule of humankind for any inquisitive extraterrestrials. Fans pen letters to Steven Spielberg and to E.T. himself. And a teenager questions President Kennedy about the need for humans to explore outer space, in these 30 letters of hopeful thoughts, awestruck impressions, and celebrations of human ingenuity.