The New York Times bestselling author of Just My
Type and On the Map offers an ode to letter writing and
its possible salvation in the digital age.
Few things are as exciting—and potentially life-changing—as
discovering an old letter. And while etiquette 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... more...