The Leeds Library, the oldest membership subscription library in the country, has today (4 November 2021) announced that the international bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE has accepted an invitation to become a patron of the Library.
It was my mother who introduced me to stately homes when I was still a child. She came from Ripon and had grown up in the shadows of Fountains Hall at and Fountains Abbey nearby. She went back to her beloved Ripon frequently and she always took me with her.
As an Ambassador of the National Literacy Trust in the UK and one of the founding members of Literacy Partners in the US I am often asked the question what do I like to read so I thought I’d share some of my most favourite reads.
Celebrated Leeds-born novelist, Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE, has received one of the city’s highest civic honours. In recognition of her nationally and internationally acclaimed work, Barbara has been recognised with a prestigious Leeds Award.
The UK’s most senior female editors and high profile writers came together last night (26 November 2019) to honour Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE at a special Woman in Journalism (WIJ) dinner held at the Corinthia London.
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