Share Austen for Shared Reading – Donate your #FirstTenner

From today you might find Jane Austen in your wallet but do you know how far she could take Shared Reading?

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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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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?”

Issue 55 of The Reader is now available to purchase

It’s the perfect time to curl up with this brand new issue of The Reader as those cold, dark evenings draw in. In issue 55 which is packed with literary goodness, our editor Phil Davis talks to actress Maxine Peake about risk taking and writing and you will find a fascinating essay from the wonderful Howard Jacobson on Jane Austen. We hope you will also enjoy the excellent selection of new and old literature in this issue including new fiction from llana Baram and a particularly fine collection of poetry from Anna Woodford, Tony Cosier, David Constantine and Paul Connolly.

Please note we are currently having some technical issues with our website, so to order your copy, or subscribe to The Reader please email magazine@thereader.org.uk

We will inform you on here when the website is fixed.

Have a lovely weekend all.