THE PLEASURE OF READING
Melvyn Bragg, Antonia Fraser, Kamila Shamsie, Rory Stewart, Tom Wells and Timberlake Wertenbaker, contributors to The Pleasure of Reading, discuss their reading experiences and the books that have inspired them.
The Pleasure of Reading is published in aid of Give a Book. Find out more.
UNESCO says that ‘reading for pleasure is the single most important thing that will make a child successful in life’. Liverpool City of Readers is ready to take the benefits of reading far [...]
Earlier this month, Give a Book was lucky enough to attend the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library UK conference “Exploring Evidence, Inspiring Imagination”. The Imagination Library has delivered 80 million books to pre-school children worldwide. Dolly [...]
A small and lovely book by Robert Macfarlane has just been published to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week’s 10th anniversary. The Gifts of Reading (Penguin) is available exclusively from independent bookshops. It’s a book after GAB’s own [...]
Give a Book recently attended the Family Visit Day presentation for Fathers Inside at a maximum security prison. Fathers Inside is a programme developed over many years by the excellent organisation Safe Ground. Fathers Inside [...]
Since January 2016 we have been going along once a month to an inspirational drop-in centre for asylum seekers. Every month over 100 families turn up at the centre, coming from places countries as diverse as [...]