Nicola Roberts to champion Reading Agency's mental health initiative

Girls Aloud singer and mental health campaigner Nicola Roberts is among ambassadors championing the Reading Agency’s Read, Talk, Share initiative, aiming to combat loneliness and promote wellbeing through reading. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 22:08:33 UTC ]
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10 Books To Read for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Day. Recognize it by picking up some of these nonfiction and fiction titles about living with mental illness, including Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Clayton Kershaw's health and Bryce Harper's free agency among tests for Dave Roberts

If the Dodgers were thinking they could pursue Nolan Arenado next winter if they fail to sign Bryce Harper this spring, they have to make new contingency plans. If they were counting on Arenado’s impending free agency to provide them with an excuse for not spending on Harper, they will have to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Reading Agency reveals 2022 Quick Reads covers

The Reading Agency has unveiled the covers for its 2022 Quick Reads titles, written by the likes of Paula Hawkins, Graham Norton and Alex Wheatle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Agency aims to maintain reading challenge numbers

The Reading Agency is hoping to maintain participant numbers in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, the theme of which is The Beano. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall

The number of children in the UK who took part in The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge this year was down 2.8% on last year’s figure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads joins The Reading Agency

Quick Reads is set to become one of the The Reading Agency’s programmes after the two charities have decided to work together. Cathy Rentzenbrink, project director of Quick Reads, told The Bookseller she is very excited about the partnership. “All the work we now do will have a greater impact.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Agency survey finds 63% of men rarely read

Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Agency reveals 20th birthday plans and new ambassadors

The Reading Agency is turning 20, and launching a birthday campaign to get the nation reading with the help of new ambassadors, including Dara McAnulty, Michael Rosen and Benjamin Zephaniah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Will Young writes mental health guide for Ebury Spotlight

Will Young has written an accessible A-Z guide on mental health, Be Yourself and Happier, for Ebury Spotlight.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors’ mental health MOT

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Mirion Malle: “Let’s Talk About Mental Health Without Pointing Blame”

Mirion Malle (This Is How I Disappear) and Sophie Yanow (The Contradictions) spoke to one another as part of D+Q Live, a fall event series by the graphic novel publisher Drawn & Quarterly. The occasion was Malle’s second English-language release and first work of fiction, This Is How I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Joanna Cannon to edit mental health collection for Borough Press

The Borough Press has bought a collection of 12 stories based on the real lived experience of people who have faced mental illness in the UK, conceived and edited by Joanna Cannon.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 of the Best Robert Graves Poems Everyone Should Read

Robert Graves (1895-1985) is now probably best-remembered for two prose works: his 1929 memoir Goodbye to All That, about his experience fighting in the First World War, and his 1934 novel I, Claudius, set in ancient Rome. But Graves was also a highly influential poet – and theorist of poetry […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Art of Writing 2021 Highlights Diverse Characters, Mental Health

Hosted annually by the ECPA, 2021’s Art of Writing took place virtually from Sept. 30—Nov. 4 with webinars touching on the need for authentic representations of diverse people, the impacts of Covid-19 on writers, and other challenges within the Christian publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reading Agency project to bring latest VR technology to 15 libraries

The latest augmented and virtual reality technology will be brought to 15 libraries across the country next summer, as part of a new project to help support libraries recover from the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mental health charity declines donation from Jamie Lynn Spears

Britney Spears’s younger sister has had her offer to give proceeds from her forthcoming book to the non-profit organisation This Is My Brave turned downJamie Lynn Spears’s offer to donate some of the proceeds from her forthcoming memoir to a mental health organisation has been declined after a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Jessica Kingsley launches children's mental health podcast

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is launching a new podcast supporting the mental health of children and teens called "Our Kids in Mind".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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