Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James fundraises for The Reading Agency

Bestselling crime writer Peter James is fundraising for The Reading Agency as he publicises his... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kepler, Bonnier launch agency

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[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade figures launch Read Petite digital venture

A new venture to offer digital short stories and long-form journalism to readers through a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read for My School competition launches today

The National Schools Reading competition has launched today, with up to 200,000 children in years... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key launches writing project

Hot Key Books has launched a free interactive writing project, "Fleur Hitchcock's Story... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches India Kindle Store, swap rupees for good reads

Indian consumers haven't been cut off from Amazon's world of ebook goodies, but their experience is about to get a lot more native with the launch of a local Kindle Store. The prices of over a million books are now available in rupees, and if you're in need of hardware, the latest bare-bones... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading

The basketball captain and father introduces a book series meant to encourage kids to pick up books and take control of their surroundings.NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hardman and Swainson launch new agency

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Launches e-Reader Meant for Reading in Dark

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[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

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Mirror launches year-long reading campaign

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Reading Agency to cheer up readers

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trident agency launches ebook service

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just The News That's Fit to Read: Summify Launches an iPhone App

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