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Get involved with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

28 August 2014 / News / Offers / Promotions for reading groups / 0 comments

Discover a brand new experience for your reading group by signing up to be involved with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Your group could be one of the 12 official reading groups who will shadow the prize by reading and reviewing one of the shortlisted titles. Celebrating outstanding popular science books from around the world, this prestigious prize is open to authors of science books written for a non-specialist audience. Last year's winning book was The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll. The Reading Agency is working with The Royal Society this year to… more

Mr Lynch's Holiday Giveaway

29 August 2014 / Books for reading groups / Offers / 0 comments

We have five reading group sets (10 copies per set) of Mr Lynch's Holiday by Catherine O'Flynn for reading groups. To apply for a set, complete this survey by 5 September. We'll ask for reviews by 15 December. Mr Lynch's Holiday 'I'm looking forward to seeing you and Laura and getting my first taste of "abroad".' Eamonn Lynch… more

Radio 2 Book Club choice: The Bone Clocks

28 August 2014 / BBC Radio 2 Book Club / News / 0 comments

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 8 September. The book was selected with the help of a panel made up of Reading Agency and library staff from across the UK. We have the first chapter available for you to read and some questions for your reading group discussions. The Bone… more