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17 March, 2005


With summer fast approaching, its time to plan the essential item for a great holiday – a good book! But with thousands of titles available, and little time to browse the bookshops, choosing isn’t always easy. Luckily is here to help. is packed full of hundreds of short video clips of writers describing their books in their own words. Top literary names, undiscovered talent, famous faces, celebrities and emerging new writers are all available at the click of a mouse to tell you about their work.

Hear how enthusiastically Joanne Harris, Katie Fforde, Maeve Binchy, Anita Shreve, Beryl Bainbridge and Martin Amis describe their novels. Listen to the biographers of Spike Milligan, Orson Welles, Mussolini and Iris Murdoch explaining their fascination with their subjects. Or take a moment to browse the collection of over five hundred video clips. Whether you prefer crime writing or cookery, horror or humour, memoirs or music or just great story-telling – there’s something for everyone.

You’ll find the site easy to use, with an interactive, comprehensive database which allows you to search by author name, book title and category. Once you’ve decided which book takes your fancy, a link to takes the hassle out of buying.

Organising your summer holiday reading has never been easier!


For further information please contact:
Jill Benedict/Penny Clifton, Press Office
Spreckley Partners Ltd, Tel: 020 7388 9988

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