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19 Jul 2016 Medium taduno s song 250

Radio 2 Book Club: Taduno's Song

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Taduno’s Song by Odafe Atogun will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 1 August. The book was selected with the help of a panel made up of Reading Agency and library staff from across the UK. WIN 10 copies of Taduno’s Song for your reading group when you visit our Noticeboard. Read more »

18 Jul 2016 Medium the girls

Reading groups interview Emma Cline, author of The Girls

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With the help of Vintage Books, we were able to offer 15 of our reading groups the exciting opportunity to read The Girls by Emma Cline and put their questions to the author! Check out our video of Emma answering reading group’s questions. Read more »

15 Jul 2016 Medium first half 2016 titles

Radio 2 Book Club: 12 great reads

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The Radio 2 Book Club on Simon Mayo’s Drivetime show celebrates the best of new fiction, and we’re delighted to have been working with the BBC on the Radio 2 Book Club since 2013. Our reading panel, made up of staff from public libraries and The Reading Agency, helps select the chosen titles from a huge number of books that are put forward by publishers. So far this year, we’ve helped Radio 2 choose 12 brilliant books by great authors, from household names to the hottest new talent. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club: Dr James Barry

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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time by Michael du Preez and Jeremy Dronfield will feature on the Radio 2 Fact not Fiction Book Club on Thursday 21 July. The book was selected with the help of a panel made up of Reading Agency and library staff from across the UK. Read more »

14 Jul 2016 Medium shappi and nina

An interview with Shappi Khorsandi

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Shappi Khorsandi is one of the country’s finest comedians, having launched herself back in 2006 with her sell out Edinburgh show, Asylum Speaker. Shappi’s career has taken her to all corners of the globe, she has appeared on countless TV and Radio shows including; Live At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and Have I Got News For You. She is the author of the bestselling childhood memoir, A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English, which tells the story of how her family were forced to... Read more »