Celebrate the joy of reading in Leicester this year as part of the National Year if Reading 2008.
Events will be running through out the year including a special visit from acclaimed novelist Haif Kureishi, performance poetry from Attila the Stockbroker, romantic writing with Carole Matthews and a host of opportunities to read great books and even try out creative writing.
You can also have your say in the search for Leicester’s favourite book. What will win – Lord of the Rings? Pride and Prejudice? You decide.
Young people are at the heart of the celebrations. The 7th annual Teenage Fiction awards, and the Team Reads summer scheme library scheme are two great ways for young people to enjoy reading.
View a full listing of events here
Vote for Leicester’s favourite book here