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Dedalus Press Petition

Small but highly regarded publisher Dedalus Books learned in December that the Arts Council would not be renewing its £25,000…

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Blake Morrison on Get Into Reading

In today's Guardian Blake Morrison writes about Jane Davis's Get Into Reading initiative, which aims to promote reading as a…

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Words Without Borders January 2008

The January 2008 issue of Words Without Borders, the (free) 'Online Magazine for International Literature' features the seven deadly sins…

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Merry Christmas

I'm sitting here all alone like Bob Cratchit with his flickering candle but it won't be long before I close…

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Small Presses, Big Ideas

This afternoon The Reader editor Philip Davis featured on BBC Radio 4's show about small presses, 'Small Presses, Big Ideas'.…

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Reader event: Penny Readings

Penny Readings St. George's Hall, Liverpool December 9th, 2007 By Chris High In the annual Penny Readings, now in its…

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Reading and Dementia

This week, the Alzheimer’s Society called for all care staff to receive mandatory training in dementia care. The call came…

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Chekhov’s Three Sisters in January 2008

January seems like a long way off but William Rossiter has been in touch to remind me about his one…

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Mersey Care Reads Update

In posts during October we introduced Mersey Care Reads, a joint project between The Reader and Mersey Care NHS Trust,…

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Reader event: The Penny Readings

On the evening of Sunday 9th December, at St George's Hall in Liverpool, The Reader is hosting its fourth annual Penny Readings…

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Thoughts on the Kindle

Being in the UK I haven't yet managed to get my hands on one of Amazon's new Kindle ebook devices.…

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BBC Free Thinking Festival: Going Sane

Hands up... are you sane? (A few hands hover in the air)... Insane? (A similar number of hands are thrusted…

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