Further Resources

The Reader Organisation: An award-winning charitable social enterprise working to connect people with great literature through shared reading. 

The Reading Experience Database: An open access database and research project housed in the English Department of the Open University. It is the largest resource recording the experiences of readers of its kind anywhere.

Memories of Fiction: An Oral History: An AHRC-funded project that aims to find out how reading shapes our lives.

Voices and Books, 1500-1800: An AHRC network of early modern scholars (literary scholars, linguists, historians, musicologists) and partners (British Library; City Library, Newcastle; National Early Music Association UK; The Reading Experience Database; Seven Stories) who are committed to recovering the history of reading aloud and listening to books.