Hawkins, Norton and Wheatle to pen Quick Reads 2022 titles

Novelists Paula Hawkins, Graham Norton and Alex Wheatle are among the authors writing short, accessible titles for the Quick Reads literacy programme for 2022. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 23:05:50 UTC ]
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The Reading Agency reveals 2022 Quick Reads covers

The Reading Agency has unveiled the covers for its 2022 Quick Reads titles, written by the likes of Paula Hawkins, Graham Norton and Alex Wheatle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads report finds 27% fear reading will become 'forgotten pleasure'

Around 27% of people fear reading could become a “forgotten pleasure” according to new research commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of Galaxy Quick Reads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads joins The Reading Agency

Quick Reads is set to become one of the The Reading Agency’s programmes after the two charities have decided to work together. Cathy Rentzenbrink, project director of Quick Reads, told The Bookseller she is very excited about the partnership. “All the work we now do will have a greater impact.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Beach-read refill: 12 titles to get you to the end of summer (and beyond)

Read new books by Stephen King, Helen Hoang, Lelila Slimani, Andrea Bartz and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy holds firm as Captain Tom titles rise

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in at the top of the UK Official Top 50 chart for a sixth consecutive week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South Sudan title among PEN Translates award-winners

Nineteen books from 15 countries and 13 languages have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards, including the first novel from South Sudan ever to be published in the UK.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads returns with Adam Kay and Candice Carty-Williams

Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range since Jojo Moyes saved the scheme from closure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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50 Must-Read Crime Titles from July and August 2019

This list of summer 2019 crime books is sponsored by Amazon Publishing. Robert Dugoni is the New York Times bestselling author of ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Read the Titles That Inspired the Summer 2019 Anime Season

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First round of Moyes-funded Quick Reads books to be revealed this autumn

The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on since author Jojo Moyes saved it from closure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dick Robinson Calls Reading a 'Civil Right' at PEN Gala

The Scholastic CEO was this year's publishing honoree at the PEN America Literary Gala, held last night at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Journalist and author Bob Woodward received the 2019 PEN America Literary Service Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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English PEN marks 250-book milestone in support for translated titles

English PEN is marking the milestone of having supported 250 titles via its Writers in Translation programme, launched in 2006. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Children’s Group to promote children’s reading in adult titles

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) will next year publish a page in adult titles from The Orion Publishing Group asking the reader to encourage children to read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackman and Elphinstone pen WBD 2019 titles

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Jojo Moyes steps in to save Quick Reads from closure

Author Jojo Moyes has pledged to save Quick Reads from closure by funding the adult literacy programme for the next three years.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors appeal for Quick Reads to continue

The book trade has reacted with shock and dismay to the “tragedy” that Quick Reads has been scrapped for next year after organisers struggled to find sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads scrapped for 2019 after sponsor search fails

The adult literacy campaign Quick Reads is wrapping up after 12 years due to lack of funding, The Bookseller can reveal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vashti Harrison pens second inspirational women title

Vashti Harrison, the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, is writing a second title about visionary women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Koomson, de Waal and Billingham among Quick Reads authors

Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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