Thrills & Quills coming to a library near you!

An exciting modern twist on Jane Austen’s letters, theatre company LipService bring the author into the digital world with a touring show coming to a North West library near you!

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The Reader 66

My oh my have we got a cracking magazine for you this quarter! The summer edition is out now, jam-packed with fantastic new writing, powerful personal essays and all the latest Reader thinking.

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Guest Blog: Poetry and Human Connection

This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re delighted to have a guest blog from Jamie Jones:

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A Winter’s Tale in Another Place

We’re on quite a roll with Shakespeare this week so we thought there was no better time to revisit this wonderful short film, inspired by A Winter’s Tale.

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On the big screen: A Monster Calls

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As Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls hits the big screen on New Year’s Day, our patron Frank Cottrell Boyce explores the interesting story behind the novel.

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We’re Going On a Bear Hunt with The Storybarn!

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The Storybarn bring Michael Rosen’s interactive experience Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake & Bad Things to the heart of Liverpool.

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Recommended Reads: Five Frightful Stories this Halloween

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On this Hallowed Eve we thought we’d get into the spooky spirits with a few frightful recommended reads…

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What’s your favourite literary TV adaptation?

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The evenings are closing in, the temperature is dropping, the time seems right to make a hot brew and curl up with a book… or perhaps, the remote?

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What’s your favourite literary TV adaptation?

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The evenings are closing in, the temperature is dropping, the time seems right to make a hot brew and curl up with a book… or perhaps, the remote?

Continue reading “What’s your favourite literary TV adaptation?”