“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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Read of the Week: Reader, I Married Him by Tracy Chevalier

Recommended by Emma from our PIPEs team, this week’s Read is a collection of short stories edited by Tracy Chevalier called Reader, I Married Him.

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The Reader 69

The time has come round again to whet your appetite for some new reads, and with this quarter’s issue the featured interview takes this theme head on. Buy your copy online now. Continue reading “The Reader 69”

Featured Poem: I started early – Took my Dog – Emily Dickinson

This week’s featured poem I started early – Took my Dog – describes an enchanting and evocative encounter with the Sea by reclusive poet, Emily Dickinson. Continue reading “Featured Poem: I started early – Took my Dog – Emily Dickinson”

Technical Difficulties

“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”

Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

You might have noticed that we’re experiencing some technical difficulties with our main website. While we put the important bits back in the right places you can still reach us:

Email: info@thereader.org.uk

Twitter: @thereaderorg

Facebook: The Reader

Phone: 0151 729 2200

Or post:
The Reader, Calderstones Mansion,  Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB

For information about our children’s story centre The Storybarn, visit: http://thestorybarn.org.uk/

Featured Poem: Pause by Ursula Bethell

Our Featured Poem this week brings us to the Cashmere Hills of Christchurch, New Zealand with Ursula Bethell’s Pause.

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