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Treachery selected for World Book Night

Thursday 26th November 2015

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World Book Night 2016 has announced the 15 titles it will be giving away next April and Treachery will be one of them. Other titles on the list include books from authors Matt Haig, Jonathan Coe and Carol Ann Duffy.

Spanning genres of crime, poetry, non-fiction, YA, historical fiction, and fiction in translation, the diverse line-up was devised to celebrate “the enrichment that reading and books can bring to people’s lives” encouraging those who don’t already read for pleasure – an estimated 36% of adults – to get involved.

The 2016 list encompasses books by names such as Matt Haig, Jonathan Coe and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, as well as fresh talent Holly Bourne and the bestselling crime author Sarah Hilary. Coe, author of The Rotters' Club(Penguin Books) on the list, said: "Reading is the best possible way to foster imagination, empathy and mutual understanding, and never have those qualities been more needed than at the present time.” ...

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