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New Reader-in-Residence Sets Sail

The Reader Organisation's 'Reading Revolution' is in full force: we have just assigned a Reader-in-Residence to Bibby Line Group, one of one…

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Reader Poll: Classics on Richard and Judy

Before I start let’s just get something out of the way: The Richard and Judy Book Club is on the…

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The Reader, Issue 30, “I live and write” now available

Readers will recognise more than a few names on the contents page in The Reader No. 30. By coincidence, they…

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Event: The impact of German-language culture in the UK

How receptive is the British public to the history and culture of its close neighbours in German-speaking Europe? Come and…

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More Kindle

Yesterday I wrote about how publishers are experiencing dramatic increases in sales of ebooks and how ebook readers such as…

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Edge Hill Short Story Competition–Readers’ Prize

Get Into Reading manager Kate McDonnell writes with news of Get Into Reading's involvement with the 2008 Edge Hill Short…

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More Funding Needed for Dementia Services

Katie Peters, a Project Worker for Get Into Reading, working with Mersey Care NHS Trust and dementia patients writes: A…

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Les Murray Reads in Liverpool: Wednesday 4th June, 8pm at the Bluecoat

The Reader Organisation has teamed up with The Bluecoat in Liverpool for this rare chance to hear Australia's leading contemporary…

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Imagine… Doris Lessing

Last night, BBC 1 broadcast a tribute programme about Doris Lessing, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature. Presented…

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Doris Lessing Documentary Features The Reader Organisation. BBC1, Tuesday May 27, 10.35pm.

Coming up on BBC1 on Tuesday May 27th, the Imagine series, presented by Alan Yentob, is running a documentary on…

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Mind and Body Readers’ Day at the Brindley, Saturday 17th May

The Readers' Day held at the Brindley Arts Centre on Saturday was a great success: it seems that guests, organisers…

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Literature of Depression

In 2005 Monica Janssens was diagnosed with panic disorder and severe depression and admitted to the Priory Hospital. Monica has…

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