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The Reader 64

Written by Emma Walsh, 19th December 2016
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Winter's chill may not have the same bite as we might have expected but there's plenty to chew on in the latest issue of The Reader.

In this quarter's edition you can enjoy new poetry from Kenneth Steven, John Greening, Michael O'Neill, Heidi Williamson and Ian Tromp who also reflects on Gift of his fear in the Poet on his Work. The old poem this month is a wintry read from English composer Thomas Campion, most recently a Featured Poem, while the historic fiction under the spotlight in this edition is The Uncommerical Traveller by Charles Dickens.

There's an interview with Moira Sinclair, Chief Executive of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, one of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK, and essays from Josie Billington of University of Liverpool's Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and SocietyElizabeth Bonapace who discusses  Autism, Shakespeare and Soliloquies, and the author Carys Bray who reflects on her novel A Song for Issy Bradley which our Director Jane Davis read for the first time earlier this year.

There are reading recommendations from our regular writers Brian Nellist and Angela Macmillan, and from our Patron Frank Cottrell Boyce who writes on Terry Pratchet's Truckers.reader-64


If you’re a Reader Magazine subscriber you'll receive your Issue 64 in time for Christmas. Otherwise you can purchase this Issue or back issues on our website.

Issue 64 costs £6.95

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