Viking to celebrate the NHS's 75th birthday with new biography

Viking has acquired Fighting for Life: The Twelve Battles that Made Our NHS, and the Struggle for Its Future by Isabel Hardman, to be published ahead of the NHS's 75th anniversary in 2023.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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OUP unveils plans for Pippi’s 75th birthday

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Thomas the Tank Engine gets royal treatment for 75th birthday

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Pippi Longstocking musical in works to celebrate 75th anniversary

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes to celebrate 75th with updated autobiography

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Green Tree celebrates first birthday

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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

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