Richard and Judy Book Club


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Reception Andrea Levy
In January 2011 the Richard and Judy Book Club listed Small Island as one of the 100 Books of the Decade.
Carroll, Rachel. “Small Island, Small Screen: Adapting Black British Fiction”. Andrea Levy: Contemporary Critical Perspectives, edited by Jeannette Baxter and David James, Palgrave, 2014, pp. 65 -77.
The manuscript of it was exhibited at the British Library as part...


July 1995
Jeff Bezos launched in Seattle, Washington, an online bookselling company named Amazon . It did only moderately well in 1996, but took off the following year.
Early 2004
The Richard and Judy Book Club was launched in Britain as a weekly television programme on Channel 4 , taking as its model the bookclub of Oprah Winfrey in the USA.
4 June 2006
The Sunday Times provoked fears among British authors that agents' fees would become liable to tax: it reported a test case brought against Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan (television presenters of the Richard and Judy Book Club