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Mining book group gold

Book groups are a massive force in the book world - but also a mystery. We don’t even know how many exist. Reading Groups for Everyone (which is part of The Reading Agency) has collated a list of 10,000 online and offline book groups in the UK. But academic surveys suggest that the real figure... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 06:17:00 UTC ]
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Book groups are so 21st century

Once the domain of your Nana's generation, book groups have enjoyed a bit of a renaissance for a wee while now. A group of like-minded folk who read a common book in their own time then meet up once a month to talk about it, the classic book group is a great way for neighbours and communities to... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cloud Atlas 'astonishingly different' in US and UK editions, study finds

Academic discovers dramatically altered stretches of narrative while researching a paper on David Mitchell’s bestselling novelDavid Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas is a popular choice for book groups around the world. But it turns out that American readers may be enjoying a rather different experience to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo wins Red House award

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 12:40 Michael Morpurgo has won the Red House Children's Book Award 2011 for Shadow (HarperCollinsChildren's Books) becoming the only author to win the award three times. Angela McAllister and Alison Edgson's Yuck! That's not a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors calls for moratorium on library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 08:28 An open letter to culture secretary Jeremy Hunt and culture minister Ed Vaizey calling for a halt to library closures after the success of last weekend's protests has been signed by high-profile authors including Sarah... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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