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

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