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Recommended Reads: Megan Abbott’s Die A Little

Megan Abbott. Die A Little Simon and Schuster, 2005. Nineteen-fifties Hollywood has a seedy glamour that, half a century later,…

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Featured Anthology: Oxford Poets 2007 – Kieron Winn

Today's poem comes from Kieron Winn, a freelance teacher and poet. He says of 'Mountain Water', "the final rhyme would…

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Book At Breakfast Invitation 10th and 11th November

The Reader in association with BBC Radio 3 is running two "Book at Breakfast" events on 10th and 11th November…

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Featured Anthology: Oxford Poets 2007 – Hilary Menos

Hilary Menos is the second poet we're highlighting in this feature. Previously working as a journalist, Menos now runs an…

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27 Links: Links from The Reader 27 on Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese

Josie Billington's biographical essay, A Place to Stand and Love In from issue 27 of The Reader magazine, explores the…

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Pitching her case: Jane Davis on Night Waves

In the run-up to this year's BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking festival in Liverpool next month, Jane Davis (Director, The…

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Featured Anthology: Oxford Poets 2007 – Grace Ingoldby

The first of our featured poets in the first of our featured anthologies is Grace Ingoldby. A novelist and poet…

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So Spirited a Town: Visions and Versions of Liverpool

Nicholas Murray, author of, among other things, biographies of Bruce Chatwin, Franz Kafka, and Mathew Arnold, writes about his book…

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Featured Poem: The Sun Rising

Today's featured poem is John Donne's 'The Sun Rising', which really needs no introduction other than to say that on…

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Poetry Launch: Life Lines 2

Last night, amongst the hustle and bustle of London's Tottenham Court Road and Soho, the launch of Life Lines 2…

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27 Links: Links from Reader 27 on Ian McEwan’s Saturday

Raymond Tallis's article on Ian McEwan's Saturday in issue 27 of The Reader magazine addresses the issue of implausibility in…

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Featured Anthology: Oxford Poets 2007

In a new feature at The Reader Online, we're going to be featuring a recently published poetry anthology, bringing you…

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