Hillcroft LRC


Fiction books close upIn our Learning Resources Centre (LRC) we stock contemporary fiction to encourage our residential learners to get some bed time and leisure reading.

Orange Prize winning Zadie Smith is one of our favourites and we have a number of books with Zadie’s short stories and writing including Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays.

Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday 22 September at 1115 is broadcasting Zadie’s top 10 discs for the desert island. What do you think Zadie will choose as the book to take with her? Listen to previous desert island disc residents on the BBC – Desert Island Discs web page. Her podcast will be available later on their page.

Zadie in the stream


Posted on: May 8, 2012

Globe on standFor all of our English students out there this year is special because of the Shakespeare events which form part of the Cultural Olympiad. Take a look at the myShakespeare┬áblog area of the World Shakespeare Festival which is a space dedicated to discussing performing Shakespeare’s plays and thoughts about the bard’s material in the light of what we see and experience today. You’ll also find the London 2012’s Cultural Olympiad brochure downloadable online.

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