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Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

It's been a fantastic year for Off the Shelf, with more people than ever before coming to our events and celebrating words and ideas.

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Student blog: Adam Kay

Student blog: Adam Kay

Our student blogger Maja reviews Adam Kay's talk about his hilarious, heartbreaking and thought-provoking book, This Is Going to Hurt.

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A message from Brian Blessed

A message from Brian Blessed

We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...

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RT @matthaig1: It is okay to dog ear pages. It is okay to draw in books. Doodles. Margin notes. Highlights. Books are to be interacted with…

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RT @nowthenmag: Let's all #BeMoreNulty. @tomjnewell and Rebecca Vincent have designed some merch, the proceeds of which will go to @CavCanc…

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RT @theworkstation: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! 25 Today 🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂 Can you believe this is what we used to look like?! Thanks to everyone for making…

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RT @poetrybusiness: We are thrilled and proud that our very own Ann and Peter Sansom have been awarded honorary degrees from the @sheffield…

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RT @70s_party: So, let's get this straight. You want your soup cold and wobbly... https://t.co/qkmaaqiD0O

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RT @IMcMillan: A parcel arrives. I sign for it. I open it. It’s Tuesday, In kit form. There are No instructions. I’ll have to Make it up As…

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RT @HodderBooks: We’re 150 years old in 2018. That’s quite a lot of books. Take a trip through our history with us on #Hodder150 https://t.…

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RT @britishlibrary: The magnificent painting in this book was intended as a gift from the city of Prato to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples…

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RT @britishmuseum: 😯 Rembrandt was born #onthisday in 1606. This self-portrait made when he was 24 is part of a series that experimented wi…

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RT @ShirleyHughes_: Today is Shirley’s birthday. To mark the occasion here are birthday scenes from Alfie and the Birthday Surprise, Alfi…

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RT @IMcMillan: I leave the bedroom window open so that last night’s dreams can fly out and this morning’s hopes can float in.

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RT @PenguinUKBooks: ‘Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.’ Emmeline Pankhurst, born #onthisday in 1858.

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