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Book Bag: October

I thought that my next Book Bag post would be a long one. I went to Scotland with a bag that contained no less than six books to read. 689 more words

Book Bag

Books, Books, Books

Books, oh how I love them. For me they are a nice way to get away from everything and start to use my imagination.

I know most people these days don’t like to read because you can watch the film or it’s too much effort to read a 300 page book. 549 more words

The Author and I: Literature in Leicester

I wonder what Roland Barthes would make of Leicester. Or, at least, what the Barthes of ‘The Death of the Author’ (1968) would make of it. 1,205 more words

Dylan Thomas

A Sharply Focused Teacher

“Had a long talk with Mr Dork. I explained I was a one- parent child with an unemployed bad- tempered father. Mr Dork said that he wouldn’t care if I was the offspring of a black, lesbian, one- legged mother and an Arab, leprous, humped- backed dwarf father so long as my essays were lucid, intelligent and unpretentious.” 12 more words


Unseen Sue Townsend material on show

Sue Townsend’s archive goes on show

from BBC News – Leicester http://ift.tt/1raRx7y


Behind the scenes of the University of Leicester's Sue Townsend exhibition

Sue Townsend was without doubt Leicester’s best loved author and earlier this summer we were thrilled to announce that we will be staging a brand new musical adaptation of her iconic novel, … 919 more words

Curve Productions