Vaseem Khan’s life changed after discovering the the local library as a child—and now he hopes to inspire others through his Quick Reads contribution.... Read more
Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range... Read more
The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on... Read more
The Reading Agency’s c.e.o. Sue Wilkinson will retire in July 2019, it has been announced, following a five-year stint of leading the literacy charity.... Read more
Author Jojo Moyes has pledged to save Quick Reads from closure by funding the adult literacy programme for the next three years. ... Read more
The book trade has reacted with shock and dismay to the “tragedy” that Quick Reads has been scrapped for next year after organisers struggled to... Read more
The adult literacy campaign Quick Reads is wrapping up after 12 years due to lack of funding, The Bookseller can reveal.... Read more
Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign.
This year will see Quick Reads—the adult literacy campaign founded by Baroness Rebuck in 2006—looking to greatly expand its remit.
Andy McNab has won the inaugural Ruth Rendell Award for the author who has done the most to champion literacy.