Vintage launches 'deep-reading' collection

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:45 Zadie Smith, Jeanette Winterson, Blake Morrison and Mark Haddon are among the big names contributing to a Vintage essay collection described as a "mission statement about the paramount importance of reading to our quality of life". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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

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A M Heath launches Conduit collective for women in publishing

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‘Vintage Man Booker’ Is Launched, a Retrospective on 50 Years

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BookExpo 2018: Julia Sommerfeld on the Launch of Amazon Original Stories’ First Collection

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Dolly Parton launches nursery reading programme

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