The Reader Magazine No. 38

For the first time in ages I have an essay–on ebooks–in The Reader magazine, which is out now. I find the magazine is something to be read bit by bit and I’m far from finished with it yet, but this issue looks like a really good one, with fiction by Clive Sinclair, an interview with Frank Field, and an essay by biographer Laura Byrne my favourites so far. There’s also an exciting bit of news tucked away in a piece entitled ‘Making A Little, Aloud’ in which Angela Macmillan announces an anthology of prose and poetry she has edited full of stories chosen because they work well when read aloud. A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for
will be published by Chatto and Windus in autumn 2010.