READING… by candlelight

‘READING..’ is a new feature that I’m bringing to RobAroundBooks in which I explore the very act of reading, and the ways in which the experience can be enhanced and enriched. In the first of this series I’m looking at reading by candlelight, and the … [Read more...]

To bookfinity, and beyond!

An exciting time for Scottish bibliophiles this week, as Book Week Scotland kicks off. The nation's first ever week long celebration of all things bookish runs from today until 2nd December, taking in over 350 FREE events throughout the country. To … [Read more...]

Scotland set to stage week-long celebration of reading

The National Library of Scotland was abuzz yesterday, as Scotland's Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop launched the Book Week Scotland programme. Taking place between 26th November and 2nd December, Scotland's inaugural celebration of reading will … [Read more...]

Rob’s 5 Reading Rules (inspired by Michael Bhaskar)

Inspired by Michael Bhaskar’s excellent post on the Picador blog, in which he introduces his five new rules for reading which will hopefully help him to tackle his ever sky-reaching book pile, I thought I’d play along on this occasion and offer up … [Read more...]