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Why World Book Night 2016 wasn't able to include BAME authors

World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life. Read more

Quick Reads seeks broader reach

This year will see Quick Reads—the adult literacy campaign founded by Baroness Rebuck in 2006—looking to greatly expand its remit. Read more

Rentzenbrink, Marotta and McVeigh titles part of 'more targeted' World Book Night 2017

The Reading Agency has announced a new "targeted approach" for World Book Night 2017 with giveaway titles including authors such as The Bookseller's contributing editor Cathy Rentzenbrink, Polari Prize-winner Paul McVeigh and colouring-in... Read more

Participation in Summer Reading Challenge falls 4%

The number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge fell 4% this year, although percentage of under-4s participating rose 12%. Read more

BBC Radio 1's Cairney to speak at Reading Agency event

BBC Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney is going to be speaking in conversation with The Reading Agency at The British Library next month. Read more

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.... Read more

Winnie the Pooh voted favourite kids book character

AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has come atop a poll of favourite children’s book characters, commissioned by the Reading Agency. Read more

Mills & Boon launches #LoveAtTheLibrary campaign

Romantic fiction publisher Mills & Boon is partnering with The Reading Agency to work with libraries across the UK to help readers “fall in love”... Read more

BBC relaunches Love To Read campaign at Hay

The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.  Read more

Pictures of the week

Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week. Read more

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