The title of our Featured Poem this week may not strike you as familiar but it’s likely that you’ve come across it’s lines in some form or another over the years. This week we’re reading Sweet Content by Thomas Dekker.
Ray Dalio has become a household name here at Reader HQ as we ponder the inner workings of our organisation. Sue, our Head of People, discusses his book, Principles as our latest Read of the Week.
Another Monday, another Featured Poem to help you steal back a moment of thought and reflection while the working week warms up. Today we’re reading Happy the Man by John Dryden.
Have you been enjoying our latest issue of The Reader? If not, why ever not? Look at all the fantastic new writing and thought pieces we’ve got in store for you!
A new Read of the Week as recommended by our Danish colleague Natalie, who recommends the autobiographical My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard.
A fitting Featured Poem for the beginning of a new school year, we’re starting this week afresh with Walt Whitman’s An Old Man’s Thoughts of School.
A Californian study has suggested that a trip to an art gallery can provide pain relief. The Reader’s Kate McDonnell, who leads a Shared Reading group for people living with chronic pain, understands why.
Our Featured Poem this week, Magna Est Veritas comes from English poet Coventry Patmore.
Our poetic inspiration for the week comes from the archives of The Reader magazine: an extract from Edward Young’s Night Thoughts as chosen by Brian Nellist for The Old Poem in issue 60.
We’re shining a spotlight on Shared Reading groups in communities right across the UK with an exciting new feature called Group of the Month. And to kick-start this new adventure, a Shared Reading group with a twist at the Bush Theatre in Shepherd’s Bush in London.