‘To use and not simply deny negative material’: Shared Reading in action

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This month The Reader features in The Psychologist magazine. CRILS’ Philip Davis discusses Literature in performance, psychology in action.

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Read of the Week: Stuart, A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters

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This week’s read comes recommended by Laura, Sutton Trust Project Coordinator, who discusses Stuart, A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters.

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Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt experience launches in Liverpool

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We went on a bear hunt! And what a beautiful day it was!

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‘Shakespeare continues to be a touchstone’: Obama Shares Reading

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As he kicks back to catch up on his reading list, we reflect how former United States President Barack Obama’s love of books influenced his life.

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Featured Poem: My love is like a red, red rose by Robert Burns

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As Burns Night approaches we thought no better time to start celebrating than with our weekly Featured Poem, My love is like a red, red rose by Robert Burns.

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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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