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“I believe a person who doesn’t read books is not a learner.” 

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We can only share the power of books because of our generous supporters, our inspiring partners and our many friends. You can meet a few of them on our blog.


A note from our Chair

Our Chair, Dr Alice Prochaska reflects on the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Remembering Her Majesty the Queen

We join with people across the UK, the Commonwealth and the world in expressing our deep sorrow at the death of Her Majesty the Queen.  

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