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Radio 2 Book Club - The Vanishing Half

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The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be The Vanishing Half, a brilliantly powerful novel by Brit Bennett. Brit will be on the show on Monday 15 June and the book will be released on 25 June. Read more »

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Meet the International Booker Prize 2020 Shadow Reading Groups

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We’re delighted to have six reading groups shadowing the International Booker Prize 2020. Since the shortlist was announced in April, these groups have each been reading one of the shortlisted titles. Read more »

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Win 10 copies of Hazel Barkworth's Heatstroke

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Read author Hazel Barkworth’s recount of her teenage journey into books in her article about why Forever and over 200 Baby-Sitters Club books were for her a more suitable companion than the classics of children’s literature. Hazel’s debut novel Heatstroke will be released on 28 May: find out how to win a copy for your library. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club - The Cat and The City

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The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be The Cat and The City, by Nick Bradley. The book was released on 7 May and Nick will be on the show on Monday 1 June. Read more »

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National Reading Group Day 2020

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Mark Saturday 20 June in your diary because it’s National Reading Group Day! At The Reading Agency, we know how important reading groups are and how much members enjoy them. They bring people together, widen reading habits by introducing people to new books and authors, and can help you to enjoy books even more. That’s why we’re going to be celebrating them on 20 June and we want you to join us. Read more »