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Radio 2 Book Club: All Our Wrong Todays


All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 6 March. We have an exclusive extract available for you to read, as well as the chance for you to win 10 copies for your reading group! Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club: Greenpeace Captain


Greenpeace Captain by Peter Willcox will feature on the Radio 2 Fact not Fiction Book Club on Thursday 16 February. The book was selected with the help of a panel made up of Reading Agency and library staff from across the UK. You can win 10 copies of Greenpeace Captain for your reading group – just visit our Noticeboard. Read more »

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Reading Group Spotlight – the Pre-School Parents Book Club


Nearly five years ago librarian, former teacher and mother of two Stella Chevalier set up the Pre-School Parents Book Club at Westcroft Library in Sutton. She talked to us recently about what the group means to her and to its members. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club: A Gentleman in Moscow


A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 20 February. We have two reading group sets (10 copies) of A Gentleman in Moscow to be won on our Noticeboard. Read more »

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Dagger in the Library 2017 Longlist Announced


The Crime Writers’ Association was established in 1953 by crime writer John Creasey. The Dagger in the Library is a much respected and original award, dating back to 1995. The inaugural winner was Lindsey Davis, author of the popular Falco books set in ancient Rome, and the 2016 winner was Elly Griffiths, author of the Ruth Galloway forensic archaeologist series. The longlist of the CWA 2017 Dagger in the Library was officially announced on the evening of Monday 6 February at the First Monday... Read more »