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The pleasure of reading – Antonia Fraser

Blog | By The Old Un | Nov 18, 2020

Lady Antonia Fraser (Credit: englishpen)

In a special Christmas event in aid of the charity Give a Book, Lady Antonia Fraser will talk online about the pleasure of reading.

She'll be interviewed by Oldie editor, Harry Mount. It takes place on December 3rd at 6.30pm.

Oldie readers are warmly invited to book free tickets here:


Give a Book promotes books and the pleasure of reading in prisons and schools and with disadvantaged children.

It runs Breakfast Book Clubs, providing books for hungry (in many ways) children to read with their breakfast. It sets up libraries in schools without one. In prisons, it runs family reading initiatives and supplies first-nighters on induction wings with books.

During lockdown, Give a Book managed to continue its work in schools and prisons.