This week’s Read comes from the Brothers Grimm, Clare recommends a Selected Tale for readers to enjoy.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Rainer Maria Rilke, an influential Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, thought to be one of the most lyrically-intense German-language writers.
Since our last meeting with The Reader magazine, a chill had crept into the air and it won’t be long now until the changing of the clocks brings on the darkening evenings of winter… BUT, at least can rest assured of a good read to curl up. Issue 67 is out now!
We’ve travelled far back into the annals of time for this week’s Featured Poem, Care-Charming Sleep by John Fletcher.
A brand spanking new Read of the Week from our Finance and People Assistant Kate who has chosen Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay.
An ode to the earth, Robert Browning’s Among the Rocks provides some poetic relief to inspire us this Monday afternoon.
This week our Reader Leader Lizzie has chosen Children’s Children, a collection of short stories by Belfast-based writer Jan Carson.
Our Read of the Week comes recommended by Reader Leader Val, who has suggested Roddy Doyle’s Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.
Last week we welcomed John Timpson to The Reader for our Outside In series, treating staff to a refreshing perspective on running a business, upside-down management and thinking charitably. Our Development and Communications Intern, Andrew shares his thoughts. Continue reading “Outside In: Walking in John Timpson’s shoes”