South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Featured Writers

Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett was an English writer famed for creating a whole new society and world order with his Discworld novels a series which enjoys unprecedented success and is some 41 books in total.

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Meera Syal

Meera Syal is a British writer, actress and comedienne.

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Kathryn Stockett

Kathryn Stockett is an American writer best known for her 2009 debut novel, The Help.

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J D Salinger

J D Salinger was an American writer who won fame early in life.

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George Orwell

George Orwell was a British novelist and journalist who is celebrated for his dystopian fictions Animal Farm and 1984. Described as an anarchist in the 1920s, by the 1930s, Orwell began to consider himself a socialist.

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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was an American writer whose works which commented on the labour conditions in California have had an enduring impact on American Literature.

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News: Jessie Greengrass shortlisted for The Sunday Times / Peter Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award

We highlighted her in your Reading Passports this year as a Future Voice to watch in the publishing industry and it has today been announced that Jessie Greengrass has been shortlisted for The Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award.

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Special Feature: Recommended Reading, The Selected Diaries of Virginia Woolf and The Letters of Vita Sackville West to Virginia Woolf

If you’re intrigued by the life of Virginia Woolf and want to find out more about the inspiration for her stream of consciousness novels, The Selected Diaries of Virginia Woolf, edited with an introduction by Quentin Bell is a great place to start.

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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and is considered to be one of the most prolific modernist writers of the twentieth century.

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Helen Fielding

Helen Fielding is a British novelist, screenwriter and newspaper columnist. She is perhaps best known as the creator of the fictional ‘London singleton’ Bridget Jones.

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