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This combines some fabulous nature writing with an account of a successful journey to recovery fr...

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The story is about Eileen, a 24-year-old woman working in a young offenders’ prison in 1950s X-Vi...

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Doing my time at HMP Thameside

It’s a sunny morning when I arrive at HMP Thameside, where I have been invited to attend the prison library’s reading group. Today, we’re here to discuss Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig. The books have been provided by World Book Night, The Reading Agency’s annual celebration of reading and books that sees passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities.

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Banned Books Week 2016

To celebrate Banned Books Week this month, download this list of notable banned books from Islington Libraries. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries in the US. Since then, according to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been challenged. Islington Library and Heritage Services, along with the British Library and Free Word, are celebrating Banned Books week and...

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Man Booker Prize shortlist 2016

The shortlist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize was announced today (13 September). The prize celebrates fiction at its finest, and is open to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English and published in the UK. It is recognised as the leading prize for high quality literary fiction written in English.

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