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Close reading VII: The reader-friendly library service

Chapter seven: Reading groups

For reasons too inexplicable and frustrating to share here, I am unable to run a reading group in our school library. However, that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about one, or reading enviously about groups that other school librarians are running. 365 more words

Professional Reading

How I read ... as a writer.

Why reading has taken on a new dimension


I open Clare Morrall’s book, ‘After The Bombing’ and I am immediately struck by the author’s use of the present tense. 923 more words

Anxiety, the seminar, Depression, the album

InterCcECT allays summer angst with a special session on Jaques Lacan’s recently translated Seminar X: Anxiety, led by Professor Chris Breu.  We’ll focus on the first section (chapters 1-6); readings available by request to interccect at gmail.   16 more words

Reading Groups

The People's Carnegie

This is the school’s 15th year shadowing the Carnegie Book Award given by CILIP for the best written book published in the UK during the past year. 375 more words

Library News

Thinking Critically about Society Summer 2016 Series

Hey there you lovers of social theory and philosophy – Old Capitol Books is teaming up again with the Direct Action Monterey Network to bring a series of seminars on critical and political theory to downtown Monterey. 528 more words


I am barely surviving my reading group!

David came in this morning and confessed that he is barely surviving his reading group:

“I have to tell you that I barely surviving it. I like if of course but I am really not even sure about that. 608 more words

Brompton Library Graphic Novel Reading Group - July

For July’s session (Thursday 7th, 6pm), we will be discussing the graphic novel behemoth that is ‘WATCHMEN’ by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons:

“In an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history, the US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect.

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