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The Booker Prize: Those Readability Stats in Full

Over at One-Minute Book Reviews Janice Harayda has been having fun with Microsoft Word's readability stats feature. Sadly this amusing…

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Calderstones

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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Calderstones

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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Shared Reading

Links We Liked for 21 September 2007

Here are some of our favourite articles and links from across the web in the last week or two: A…

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Literature

Paul Muldoon: New Yorker Poetry Editor

The New York Times reports that the New Yorker magazine has appointed Irish poet Paul Muldoon as its poetry editor.…

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Literature

Cold Pastoral: The Security of Nouns

An item on the radio this morning was discussing the security situation in Iraq and describing the ferocity and ruthlessness…

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Literature

Reader Editor Guest Blogging

In the run-up to the publication of his book on Bernard Malamud Reader editor Philip Davis has been blogging for…

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Literature

Sylvia Plath Reads ‘Daddy’

This astonishing short film in which Sylvia Plath reads her poem 'Daddy' comes as quite a surprise. Not only does…

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Publications

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2007

The Reader is going to this year's Cheltenham Literature Festival to bring you news from the festival direct to this…

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Calderstones

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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Calderstones

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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Literature

The Literary Feedback Loop

There's a lot of discussion in American book circles these days about the declining coverage of books in major newspapers,…

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