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Friday September 7, 2018 at 2:36pm
Waterstones is buying the 115 year-old family-owned chain Foyles, saying the deal will help to "champion" real bookshops in the face of online rivals.The sale includes Foyles' well-known Charing Cross Road store in central London, which was relocated to larger premises in 2014.Waterstones said the deal would help booksellers fight back against Amazon's "siren call".The larger chain has 283 bookshops across the UK and northern Europe.View full BBC article
Monday September 3, 2018 at 3:22pm
Chris Evans has announced he will be leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show after eight years at the helm, and 13 years at the station.The popular children's writing competition 500 Words will remain part of the breakfast show after his departure, Evans said.Evans confirmed he was leaving Radio 2 to host Virgin Radio's breakfast show.View full article
Wednesday August 15, 2018 at 1:52pm
To view more of David Bowie's Top 100 Reads view the article link belowHawksmoor by Peter AckroydInferno by Dante AlighieriMoney by Martin AmisThe Fire Next Time by James BaldwinFlaubert’s Parrot by Julian BarnesHerzog by Saul BellowView Complete List of David Bowie Top Reads
Saturday August 4, 2018 at 8:05pm
Wishing FeedARead Author Catherine Marshall Every Success at Book Event with her book Masquerade: Manchester Author Event & Gig 2018 and takes place from 11am on Saturday 4 August at the Park Inn, Radisson in Manchester.View Book DetailsA week marooned among strangers seems to Anna to be the perfect opportunity to reinvent herself. Leaving behind the mess that her life has become to attend a Psychology summer school in Bath, she is hoping for some sense of perspective, perhaps even an escape....
Thursday August 2, 2018 at 9:40pm
Writers are known to go to great lengths in the name of research, but few have gone as far as Michael Stewart; 65 miles, on foot, from the moors above Haworth in West Yorkshire to the city of Liverpool on the west coast.Stewart undertook the three-day journey as part of his bid to understand a literary mystery that has niggled at him for more than two decades… and which now forms the basis of his astonishing novel, Ill Will.View More
Thursday August 2, 2018 at 9:37pm
Finalists include monster story set in Baghdad and meditation on the colour whiteView More
Thursday August 2, 2018 at 9:31pm
Very little is known about whether readers respond in clinically relevant ways to literature. Now, new research is revealing the potential benefits and dangers reading can pose to those with eating disordersView More
Wednesday July 25, 2018 at 9:32pm
Which books made the list in this article from The Independent!  View Article
Thursday July 12, 2018 at 1:14pm
Congratulations to children's book author Paul Delaney who headlines on this month's issue of the New Educational Magazine for teachers HWRKMagazine Link: has now published several great books for children with and you can view all his books here:
Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 5:19pm
Congratulations to FeedARead author Debbie Daley on her radio interview.Author's books:" I gave my first radio interview on a local radio in the Lambourn Valley yesterday. I spoke about my books and writing plus some tips for budding young authors." I’m 39 minutes in.