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Featured Poem: They’ve Come by Alfonsina Storni

September 26, 2016

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Our Featured Poem this week takes us to another completely different time and place in history with Alfonsina Storni’s They’ve Come.

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Recommended Reads: Poetry and Dementia

September 22, 2016

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Continuing on from yesterday’s focus on dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day, we look at some of the poems which work well in Shared Reading groups.

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World Alzheimer’s Day: Shared Reading and dementia

September 21, 2016

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On World Alzheimer’s Day we look at the impact Shared Reading can have on the quality of life for those living with dementia in the UK.

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Read of the Week: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

September 21, 2016

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This week’s recommend comes from our Reading Resources Volunteer Eleanor who has chosen Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.

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Featured Poem: The Song of the Beggar by Rainer Maria Rilke

September 19, 2016

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This week’s Featured Poem comes from Rainer Maria Rilke, an influential Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, thought to be one of the most lyrically-intense German-language writers.

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Read of the Week: Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx

September 14, 2016

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Another collection of stories takes the spotlight for this week’s Read, Reader Leader Lauren recommends Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx.

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Featured Poem: This Dog by Rabindranath Tagore

September 12, 2016

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A sweet poem for dog lovers takes the spotlight in this week’s Featured Poem from Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.

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