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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Reports from The Writers’ Room

So what's it like in the Writers' Room on the first Saturday of the festival? In a word, busy. I…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: What’s in a name?

My first evening at the festival started with a conversation with an older lady who had got up to let…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Eric Hobsbawm

I have just heard Eric Hobsbawm, amongst the first of the speakers at this year's festival, talking at length about…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: The Inner Sanctum

In the first of her reports from the Cheltenham Literature Festival Jen Tomkins picks up her press pack and gets…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

The time has come for me to leave The Reader office, pack my bags and head to Cheltenham for this…

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Author Readings and Workshops Near Liverpool

Manchester-based publisher Comma Press is promoting a new book of short stories entitled Elsewhere: Stories From Small Town Europe and…

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James Ellroy on Dashiell Hammett

On Saturday The Guardian newspaper printed a superb piece by James Ellroy on crime writer and sometime Pinkerton detective Dashiell…

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Reading and Readers Through the Ages

In celebrity and not-so-celebrity interviews in Sunday newspapers one of the most common questions is a variation on "what books…

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Continung Education: Journey to the Centre of the Book

Amanda Boston writes to remind us of her Continuing Education course 'Journey to the Centre of the Book' which will…

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Online Writing Course: Season of Inspiration

Helen Whitehead writes to tell us about an online writing course that she is running with fellow tutor Sharon Rundle.…

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Sefton Festival of Literature 2007

Running from Wednesday, 19th September until Sunday, 30th September, Sefton Festival for Literature 2007 has a programme appealing to anyone…

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Philip Davis Interviewed on Bernard Malamud

Our very own Philip Davis was interviewed on Dublin radio station Dublin City Anna Livia tonight and the programme is…

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