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Rebel Girls

Rebel Girls: their fight for the vote is a new book by Jill Liddington, about the forgotten suffragettes across the…

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Publications

The All-new Reader Website

As of today The Reader has a new website, which includes news and information about the magazine, about Reader community…

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Shared Reading

Links we liked for August 23

I've been away on a Scottish island odyssey for the last couple of weeks, but The Reader's flock of Internet…

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Calderstones

Reading Pillow

With time on her hands now she has handed the editorship of The Reader over to husband Philip Davis, Jane…

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Free Thinking

BBC Radio 3 & Radio Merseyside’s Free Thinking Festival returns to Liverpool Free Thinking BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio…

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International

Romanian Summer Diary 6

Saturday 4th August ­ ­– Things I have seen in Romania ­ A cow grazing by a brand new glass-plate…

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Literature

William Faulkner and the End of Man

Like James Joyce, William Faulkner has an unjust reputation as a 'difficult' writer. Perhaps for this reason he is relatively…

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Literature

Upcoming TV Adaptations

Angela Macmillan made contact to point out that the BBC is working on several interesting-looking TV adaptations of eighteenth and…

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Literature

Booker Prize longlist announced

Judges have announced the titles longlisted for this year's Booker Prize for fiction. The prize is one of the world's…

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Publications

Philip Roth Discusses Everyman

Philip Roth is one of my favourite writers; he is one of the few writers whose prose seems like it…

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Publications

Pitmatic

Earlier in the week a dictionary of the lost language of Pitmatic was reviewed in The Guardian. Coming from a…

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Literature

100 Years On The Road

This year is the 50th anniversary of Jack Kerouac's famous rambling American epic, On The Road, but few people will…

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