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I thoroughly enjoyed The Elegance of the Hedgehog and was looking forward to reading another of M...

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This is a gem of a book. Characters are well drawn and Carol Drinkwater brings her knowledge of ...

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Celebrate all things Alan Bennett this autumn

Alan Bennett, for many, needs no introduction. His work on television, film and stage have made him a household name across the UK. 2016 sees the publication of Keeping On Keeping On, a brand new collection of prose following on from Untold Stories and Writing Home. Keeping On Keeping On contains 10 years’ worth of diary entries, and previously unpublished material including a radio play and his reflections on working with Nicholas Hytner, former director of the National Theatre and director...

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How-To: Run a reverse book club

The Crisis Skylight and World Book Night Book Club, run by The Reading Agency, meets once a week in London. The book club runs in a ‘reverse’ format, with no member expected to have read the book before coming to the group. It aims to offer different entry-points into the book for members to begin their journey of literary discovery. The ultimate goal of the book club is that it is welcoming and accessible to all of Crisis’s clients, no matter their reading level. Members are...

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Our Reading Groups on Man Booker 2016

Last week Paul Beatty was announced as the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016, the first American author to win the prize, for his biting satirical novel The Sellout. Six of our reading groups shadowed the prize this year, each reading and reviewing one of the shortlisted titles and joining in with the conversation on line. Read on to find out what they thought of their books and the experience.

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