letter writing http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Lost Art Of Letter Writing, Or, How You Texted Your Mom In 1863 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lost-art-letter-writing-or-how-you-texted-your-mom-1863 <p>In the age of emails, texts and tweets, we take a look back to a time when the handwritten letter was the primary way people communicated across long distances.</p><p>In his book <a href="http://www.simongarfield.com/pages/books/to_the_letter.htm">To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing</a>, author Simon Garfield examines the role of letters throughout history – a role that now must adapt to current technology.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:58:00 +0000 Camille Phillips, Alex Heuer & Kelsey Proud 31549 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Lost Art Of Letter Writing, Or, How You Texted Your Mom In 1863