The Big Sporting Read: An Initiative by the BBC and The Reading Agency

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The BBC and The Reading Agency have joined forces to launch an exciting initiative, “The Big Sporting Read,” which aims to encourage people to read more and discover new authors. The campaign features titles from renowned authors Taylor Jenkins Reid, Tom Daley, Jessica Ennis-Hill, and Haruki Murakami.

## Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid, an American author, has penned several bestselling novels, including The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Daisy Jones & the Six, and Malibu Rising. Her latest book, Carrie Soto Is Back, published in 2022, is a riveting tale about a retired tennis star who attempts a comeback.

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### Tom Daley

Tom Daley, an Olympic gold medallist, has written an inspiring memoir, Coming Up for Air: What I Learned from Sport for Life and Business. The book offers insights into his journey as an athlete and the valuable lessons he has learned.

### Jessica Ennis-Hill

Former track and field athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill has also contributed to this campaign with her autobiography, Unbelievable: From My Childhood Dreams to Winning Olympic Gold. The book takes readers through her life, from her early dreams to achieving Olympic glory.

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### Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami, a celebrated Japanese author, presents his memoir, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. Murakami reflects on his passion for running and how it has influenced his writing career and life.

The Big Sporting Read is a fantastic opportunity for readers to explore new genres and discover diverse stories. With a focus on sports, these selected titles offer a unique blend of fiction and non-fiction, memoirs, and autobiographies, providing an insightful look into the world of athletics.

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