Celebrate National Poetry Day on 6 October and share the magic of poetry. From queer culture and explorations of grief to the power of hope and healing, take a dive into the world of poetry and get inspired today. Tell us what you thought of any of the books on the list by tagging us on social media using #booklist and tagging @readingagency!
The Reading Agency’s October booklist for Adults – Poetry
The Radio 2 Book Club on the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show
The BBC Radio 2 Book Club announced on 24 January that its new home is on the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. The Radio 2 Book Club will feature a wide range of titles and authors, recommending great reads from both new and much-loved writers, encouraging listeners to perhaps try out a genre they might not have read before, and share their opinions and insights on the titles and great reads they’re enjoying right now.
How to start a reading group
Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started. You can also download icebreaker questions to help get your discussion started, and a social media guide to show how you can share your reading with others online.
Hive and The Reading Agency
The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...