This week our read comes on recommendation from Fiona, a Reader Leader in our Criminal Justice team. She’s chosen Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim.
This week’s poem comes from English writer and Anglican priest Sydney Smith who became renowned with US homemakers for his rhyming recipe for salad dressing in Recipe for a Salad.
A group member turned Reader Leader Volunteer shares her powerful story and tells us what Shared Reading has meant for her.
Our Read of the Week comes recommended by Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jen who has chosen Possession by our Patron, AS Byatt.
This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re delighted to have a guest blog from Jamie Jones:
Ahead of his one-day literary workshop at Birkenhead Central Library, Tom tells us why he’s chosen to explore Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Our West London Coordinator, Rosie has the reigns this week and she’s celebrating her love of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, Macbeth.
This week’s Featured Poem welcomes the new month in true poetic style with In May by William Henry Davies.
Revisiting a favourite from his own locality, People and Project Manager and Reader Leader Shaun reflects on the beauty of A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines.