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‘Groundbreaking’: shortlist for 2020 Booker prize is more diverse than ever The six-strong shortlist for this year’s prestigious literary award includes four women and four people of colour Arts Culture World
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The woman who uses Positive News to help teach adults to read Jeanette Haigh uses Positive News as a reading aid in adult literacy classes. The uplifting design and content make it a perfect match, she ... Education Media Society
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UK comics laureate: ‘it’s great to see the variety of heroes out there’ The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard is the UK’s new comics laureate. He tells Positive News why comics are not just for kids and how the ... Arts
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As links between literacy and depression become clear, why reading matters Research reveals that England’s children have less positive attitudes to reading than other countries, while a third of adults don’t read fo... Body & Mind Education Society Wellbeing
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Mobile technology boosts literacy According to a new UN study, mobile phones are causing a reading revolution in developing countries, Anna Bevan reports Technology
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Free book initiatives fight illiteracy As the National Literacy Trust publishes figures suggesting children are reading less, a variety of projects across the country are working ... Arts

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