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Featured Poem: Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë

For our first Featured Poem in November, we're reading Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë with The Reader's London Hub Leader…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: If by Rudyard Kipling

Welcome to the first of our daily readings in November. This week Sophie Trow from our North Wales team reads…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: Quicksand by Nella Larsen

In this week's Places to Go feature, we're looking at Quicksand by Nella Larsen with The Reader's Communications Coordinator, Rachael…

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Publications

The Reader’s Commitment to Equality and Inclusion: The Reader Magazine

This article is taken from Issue 72 of The Reader Magazine, for more articles, interviews, stories and poems from this…

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Important Updates

The Reader at Calderstones Winter Opening Times 

“If you can get through the twilight, you'll live through the night.”   – Dorothy Parker    As the winter nights draw in and lockdown…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

London Development Manager Suvi Dogra, recommends Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Check out the rest of our readings for Black History Month…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: The Bondwoman’s Narrative by Hannah Crafts

For today's Shared Reading live stream, National Hub Leader at The Reader, Esther Harsh, reads JThe Bondwoman's Narrative by Hannah…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: A Creole From Louisiana by George Marion McClellan

In this week's Places to Go feature, we're looking at an extract from A Creole from Louisiana by George Marion…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

In this feature we're thinking about which bits of literature we would like to carry around inside ourselves for future…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Jimsella by Paul Laurence Dunbar

For today's Shared Reading live stream, Head of Publications at The Reader, Grace Frame, reads Jimsella by Paul Laurence Dunbar.…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: To S. M. A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works

Today's poem by Phillis Wheatley is recited by The Reader's National Hub Leader Esther Harsh. Check out our Daily Readings for…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: The Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

For this Places to Go feature, West London Hub Leader at The Reader, Erin Carlstrom, shares this extract  from The…

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