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Radio 2 Book Club - Olive, Again


The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be Olive, Again, the newest novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout. It was released on 31 October and Elizabeth will be on the show on Monday 18 November. Read more »

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BBC panel reveal the 100 novels that have shaped their world


We are excited to be working with BBC Arts and Libraries Connected on their year-long celebration of literature, as an expert panel reveal the 100 English language titles that have shaped their world. From January until the culmination of festival during Libraries Week in October 2020, resources will be available for readers and reading groups around the 100 novels, divided into ten categories. These resources will provide information about the chosen themes, questions to spark discussion and... Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club - The Giver of Stars


The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be The Giver of Stars, the brilliant new novel from bestselling author Jojo Moyes. It was released on 3 October and Jojo will be on the show on Monday 4 November. Read more »

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Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win the 2019 Booker Prize


In a shock announcement, the judges of the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction have awarded the prize to two authors: Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. Read more »

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Focus on Ducks, Newburyport - Booker Prize 2019


Twelve reading groups across the country have been reading the Booker Prize 2019 shortlist and sharing their views online. Take a look at what two groups thought about Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellman. Read more »