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Summer Reading

Written by The Reader, 10th August 2010

Stuck for inspiration on what to read over the summer? Let some of the staff of The Reader Organisation help you out by telling you what they're currently reading:

  • Amanda Brown, Criminal Justice Project Manager: Consequences by Penelope Lively
  • Patricia Canning, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Short Stories by Doris Lessing
  • Katie Clark, Dementia and Elderly Care Manager: Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Victoria Clarke, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • Casi Dylan, Training Manager: Just Kids by Patti Smith and Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
  • Patrick Fisher, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney by Dennis O'Driscoll and The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
  • Niall Gibney, Merseyside Community Theatre Project Worker: Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters.
  • Zoe Gilling, Business Manager: The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles
  • Val Hannan, Project Manager, Get Into Reading Wigan: After Rain by William Trevor
  • Kim Haygarth, Get Into Reading Project Worker: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • Emma Hayward, Get Into Reading Project Worker: To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  • Sean Hill, Finance: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig
  • Lee Keating, Office Adminstrator: Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton and Access 2007 for Dummies
  • Marianne Kelly, Get Into Reading Project Worker: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • Penny Markell, Get Into Reading London Project Manager: Possession by AS Byatt
  • Eleanor McCann, Get Into Reading Project Worker: This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
  • Anna McCracken, Community Engagement Coordinator: The Sandcastle by Iris Murdoch
  • Kate McDonnell, Get Into Reading Manager, National Model Project: Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
  • Emma McGordon, Merseyside Community Theatre Community Engagement: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and Gods Gift to Women by Don Paterson
  • Alexis McNay, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Collected Stories by John Cheever
  • Beverley LaRoc, Get Into Reading Project Assistant: The Help by Kathryn Stocket
  • Rachel Salmon, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Holes by Louis Sachar
  • Eleanor Stanton, Get Into Reading Liverpool Project Manager: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, The Famished Road by Ben Okri and The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson
  • Mark Till, Training Assistant: Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • Jen Tomkins, Communications Manager: If Not Now, When? by Primo Levi
  • Mary Weston, Mersey Care Reader-in-Residence Project Manager: Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter and Original Sin by PD James
  • Clare Williams, Get Into Reading Project Worker: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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Please remember that you can buy these titles through our Amazon Bookshop, which means that Amazon donates a small percentage of the total price of your purchase to The Reader Organisation. Brilliant!

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