Our latest Read of the Week comes from Practice Mentor Katie who has recommended Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.
This week we feature a well known author, Herman Melville, who after the success of Moby Dick, turned to war poetry, Shiloh, A Requiem.
Volunteer Coordinator Michelle has a classic piece of fiction to feature as this week’s Read under the microscope – Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
This week’s Read comes recommended by our Schools Coordinator Natalie who has chosen Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair.
This week’s Featured Poem, On the Departure of the Nightingale, was written by Charlotte Turner Smith while she and her family were in a debtors prison.
Happy St Patrick’s Day! We’ve been pondering our favourite reads from across the Emerald Isle from recent years and put together our Recommended Reads from Irish writers.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it has us thinking about the literary mums celebrated in our A Little, Aloud anthologies so we thought we’d share our recommended reads for Mother’s Day.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from our old Reader favourite, Thomas Hardy, as we turn our thoughts to the green shoots of Transformations.
This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the women in literature, particularly those whose work we’ve been reading over the past year in our Read of the Week feature.