Letter To My Younger Self

100 Inspiring People on the Moments That Shaped Their Lives

Jane Graham, The Big Issue
NZD $39.99

From The Big Issue's popular section, this collection features 100 remarkable people from the worlds of entertainment, politics, food, sport and business writing letters to their younger selves.


If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would it say?

More than 10 years ago, The Big Issue began asking people that and since then, some of the most brilliant and successful people from the worlds of entertainment, politics, food, sport and business have had their letters published in the magazine.

This collection of 100 of the most incredible letters includes Paul McCartney writing on how he found inspiration, Olivia Colman on overcoming confidence problems, Mo Farah on the importance of losing, Arianna Huffington on knowing your motivations, Jamie Oliver on trusting your instinct and many, many more, including Rod Stewart, Margaret Atwood, Buzz Aldrin, Tracey Emin, Michael Palin, Melanie C, Dionne Warwick and Ewan McGregor.

Letter to My Younger Self is a moving, inspiring and powerful insight into the wisdom that age brings and how you can use this knowledge to shape your future.

Author bio:

Jane Graham is the Books Editor for The Big Issue, has worked as a BBC radio producer on Radios 1, 3 and 4, as well as Radio Ulster. As a journalist, she has written for The Guardian, Uncut, The Sunday Times and The Scotsman.

The Big Issue is an award-winning magazine offering employment opportunities to people in poverty by giving them a share of the profits from sales. Launched in 1991, the magazine has now sold over 200 million copies. The company also has an investment arm, Big Issue Invest, which finances the growth of sustainable social enterprises and charities across the UK, and an independently funded registered charity, The Big Issue Foundation, which addresses the fundamental issues attached to social and financial exclusion. For over 25 years, The Big Issue Group has strived to dismantle poverty through creating opportunity, and in the process has become one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the UK.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9781788702324
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: Blink
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 448
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Biography & True Stories