Saturday 18 February 2017

Vintage Books to Launch Minis Series

Amanda Kennedy

This June, the publisher Vintage will release a set of 20 "Vintage Minis: short, compelling titles on big subjects collected from the world's greatest writers.

Each Vintage Mini will comprise of a complete reading experience and will be around 100 pages long. The titles are to be published in A-Format (the size of most mass-market paperbacks) and will feature a range of fiction, non-fiction and essays.

The cover designs for the series are minimalist but vibrant; a different designer was chosen for each edition. Priced at just £3.50 each, they are sure to please readers who would like to broaden their reading habits with a short dose and perhaps inspire exploration into lengthier works from Vintage's back catalogue.

Here are each of the titles, which will be available in bookstores from June 1st, 2017:

Desire by Haruki Murakami

Love by Jeanette Winterson

Babies by Anne Enright

Language by Xiaolu Guo

Motherhood by Helen Simpson

Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Summer by Laurie Lee

Jealousy by Marcel Proust

Sisters by Louisa May Alcott

Homeland by Salman Rushdie

Race by Toni Morrison

Liberty by Virginia Woolf

Swimming by Roger Deakin

Work by Joseph Heller

Depression by Willian Styron

Drinking by John Cheever

Eating by Nigella Lawson

Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley

Calm by Tim Parks

Death by Julian Barnes

Learn more about the forthcoming collection from the Vintage website.

Amanda Kennedy / Book Blogger, Writer & Editor

Amanda is a lifelong learner and book lover who lives in the North of England with her family and several cats. She writes book reviews, literary news and bookish articles here on All My Pretty Books.

To learn more about Amanda's own work, visit her personal website.


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