“No pressure, just pleasure – I instantly relaxed” – Nim’s Reader Story

I started going to the reading group in the autumn last year. Two friends had mentioned it; I was feeling a bit low and they told me to pop down. I thought about it for a few months before I plucked up the courage to come – it was quite a long process for me because I suffer with mild depression and anxiety.

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“This is the thing, this truly is the thing,” Jane Davis says in thank you message to Shared Reading North West reading revolutionaries

For the past two years, The Reader has had the immense joy and privilege of working with a growing family of volunteers, local partners and national funders in the North West to test how best to build stronger and healthier communities through Shared Reading.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, we asked five of our inspirational Reader Women to suggest some brilliant literature from five inspirational, international authors. Here are their suggestions. . .

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