The John Lennon Letters ($19) is a fascinating lifetime of letters from one of the most legendary musicians and songwriters brought together for the first time ever in this stunning collection. John Lennon was, quite simply, one of the world’s greatest ever songwriters. The creator of such classics as ‘Help!’, ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamond’, ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, ‘Imagine’ and many more besides. It was in his personal correspondences however that Lennon really allowed his poetic personality to flow freely and unguarded. Now for the first time we get a chance to read those letters to friends, family, lovers and strangers through every point of his life. In turn informative, funny, poetic, wise and at time heartbreaking, these letters allow us access to the intimate thoughts of a man who was, quite simply, a genius.