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.
A reading group has started at HMP Garth with 6 prisoners and 2 staff and is going strong. They recently sent us some feedback and reviews written by the participants. In this group they have [...]
from Lizzie Atkinson of The Reader: One city, three hours, thirteen locations, thirty-eight trained volunteers... and more than 800 children's books to give away! Wednesday 10 August saw a huge outreach effort across Liverpool to encourage [...]
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 [...]