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Read Regional blog

This year’s Read Regional, the reading project devised by New Writing North in collaboration with library services across the North of England, has now come to an end. You can find some of my thoughts about taking part in the … Continue reading

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Ghosts that haunt you: our disappearing libraries

Ten days ago it was National Libraries Day, which got me thinking once more about a story that I read in a library book when I was primary-school age, ‘Dead Trouble’ by Aidan Chambers. It was in an anthology edited … Continue reading

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Classics Club: appendix

Isn’t it always the way; you come up with a reading list of 50-odd books, and then almost immediately someone posts a review of another book that makes you instantly want to read it. So, here I will be adding … Continue reading

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Classics Club

I recently came across the Classics Club via twitter. It was set up in 2012 to encourage “more people posting about classics literature in the blogosphere.” Classics are here loosely defined as books that are at least 25 years old; readers make … Continue reading

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