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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Vintage Book of African American Poetry

Erin Carlstrom recommends and reads from 'October Journey' by Margaret Walker from The Vintage Book of African American Poetry Michael…

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The Reader Bookshelf

Introducing The Reader Bookshelf

We're excited to announce the launch of The Reader Bookshelf, an annual programme of reading highlighting the power of Shared…

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Shared Reading

Read To Lead’s Online Swedish Adventure

While we’re no strangers to delivering Shared Reading training to international participants here at The Reader, we’ve usually done so…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Adam Bede by George Eliot

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading an extract from Adam Bede by George Eliot with The Reader's…

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Publications

The Reader Magazine: Reading As You Like It by William Shakespeare

This Shared Reading response is taken from Issue 73 of The Reader Magazine. For more articles, interviews, stories and poems from…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin

Reader Leader, Julie Gaukroger, takes us on today's audio adventure with an extract from A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin.…

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Publications

Discover our Life Lines Reading Packs

If you’re delivering a group online or over the telephone, you might find our Life Lines reading packs a useful…

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Shared Reading

Online Volunteer Support Provision – May and June 2021

We’re here to provide support for your learning needs, as well as company and connection, with our programme of weekly…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Meadowlarks by Sara Teasdale

Today's reading recommendation comes from The Reader's Somerset Hub Leader, Laura Merritt. Laura recommends a piece from her 'inner anthology'…

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The Reader Podcast
Podcast

The Reader Podcast: Episode Three Out Now

The latest episode of our podcast celebrates the launch of The Reader Bookshelf - a constellation of reading matter that…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: I am the Seed That Grew the Tree collected by Fiona Waters

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading from I am the Seed That Grew the Tree collected by…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: ‘Climbing Snowdon’ from Book 13, The Prelude by William Wordsworth

Today's Featured Poem is brought to us by Shared Reading Partnerships Lead, Michael Prior - ‘Climbing Snowdon’ from Book 13,…

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