Shaun Usher


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Shaun Usher is an author, blogger, and public speaker from the United Kingdom. He has become a household name in the world of popular culture through his work on his blog, “Letters of Note,” and his books, “Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience” and “Lists of Note: An Eclectic Collection Deserving of a Wider Audience.” He has also written for publications such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The New Yorker.

Shaun is best known for his blog, “Letters of Note,” which he founded in 2009. The blog collects and preserves interesting and historically significant letters, postcards, telegrams, and memos. The blog has become one of the most popular and widely read sites on the web, with millions of visitors each month.

Shaun’s two books, “Letters of Note” and “Lists of Note,” were published in 2013 and 2016, respectively. Both books are collections of fascinating and often poignant correspondence, including letters from famous people such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe and letters from lesser-known individuals whose stories are equally moving.

Shaun has also been featured in various publications such as The Guardian, BBC Radio 4, and The New Yorker and has made appearances worldwide at literary festivals. He is a frequent guest on popular television programs, including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Graham Norton Show.

Shaun is passionate about preserving and sharing fascinating historical documents, and he is dedicated to bringing these stories to life through the medium of blogging and books. He is a passionate speaker and has given talks on his work at numerous events, including the Brooklyn Book Festival, the Sydney Writers' Festival, and the Hay Festival. Shaun is a tireless promoter of literature and the arts, and his work is a testament to the power of the written word.

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