The Reading Room List for 2011

The Reading Room has announced the books we will be reviewing over the coming months.  Each month our studio panel reviews a different book and listeners are invited to read along with us and submit their own reviews.  The reading list for 2011 includes titles by Nick Hornby, Lionel Shriver and Karen Maitland amongst others,…

ROOM 5 Podcast now available!

If you missed this month’s programme on Siren, fear not – our podcast is now available to download!  In this month’s programme, the Reading Room Book Group reviewed Black Swan Green by David Mitchell and we took a look at the books that inspired the hit TV series The Wire. A packed programme also includes…

Get Over It by F.Linday

On Octobers edition of The Reading Room, we featured an interview and reading with the author, Fiona Linday. We focused on Fiona’s book aimed at young adults, Get Over It. After volunteering in a day hospice and child bereavement centre, Fiona wanted to write a teen novel covering the issue of family bereavement. Get Over…