I’ve been thrilled to see What a Hazard a Letter Is in such good company at bookshops including Hatchards (above), Daunt and Waterstones – and by the reviews in newspapers and magazines. And I love the way it seems to have tapped into a revival of interest in the whole idea of traditional, stamp-and-envelope correspondence.
‘It’s a charming book, witty, original and wise.’ Christopher Hart, Sunday Times
‘This gloriously varied collection… Within these fascinating pages jostle Beethoven, John F Kennedy, Van Gogh, Boris Johnson, Oscar Wilde, John Major and more.’ Bel Mooney, Daily Mail
‘Caroline Atkins’ sparkling collection… a great idea for a book.’ Cressida Connolly, Spectator
‘It’s an enchanting book and, quite soon, any country-house bedroom that doesn’t have it on one of its occasional tables won’t be worth sleeping in… Don’t deprive yourself a moment longer. Buy the book.’ Clive Aslet, Country Life