Reading Ideas

Browsing Hour at GWL, National Libraries Day 2013

Browsing Hour at GWL, National Libraries Day 2013

Looking for something to read that’s a little bit different? Overwhelmed by rows of books and don’t know where to start? Then look no further – we’ve hand-picked books old and new to inspire, suprise and challenge you. You can check out our latest recommended reads and reviews below (or browse through them all here).

Whether you’re a book lover or just starting out on your reading journey, our weekly Story Cafe is a great source of new ideas – we try different writers and styles every week.

Take a look at our Reading for Wellbeing recommendations for books that other women have found inspiring, nourishing, uplifting or even just downright funny.

Browse for new books on our catalogue

You can see all the books that have been added to our catalogue over the last few months here. Come along to the library and borrow them!

Tell us what you’ve been reading

We love books at the Library, and we’re always looking for our new favourite book.
What’s your must-read book? Tell us so we can make sure we’ve got a copy on our shelves!

Recent Reading Ideas Posts:

Arena Three: A network to spread lesbian culture and empower female experience

Arena Three, March 1972 In this last but not least important blog I will outline Arena Three’s evolution of content and style lingering on the most compelling cases. As I suggested in my previous post, the pivotal aim of Arena Three was the development of a lesbian community and culture. In fact, the columns ‘Paperback […]

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Arena Three: Lesbians do it better

Here we go to my third post! In this blog I am going to compare Arena Three’s editorial structure and aims with those of Urania (So, do no worry if you already miss that magazine!). Do you remember Urania’s promotion of peace and elimination of gender?1 Well, Arena Three comes out in the Sixties, the […]

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Don’t Miss Our Exciting Story Café Special Featuring Fiona Macintosh!

On Thursday 27th April between 12:30 and 2:30pm, GWL is delighted to be welcoming artist, human rights advocate and writer Fiona Macintosh in a very special Story Café as she shares with us a tale that she has utterly devoted herself to—Rosa of the Wild Grass, the Story of a Nicaraguan Family. It is a […]

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