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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 @AnnaCaig: NEW #bookreview Wilson is not one of the increasing number of writers for children whose work appeals equally to adults. But…

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RT @AnnaCaig: Local #Sheffield writer Michael Hutchinson blends the ancient and the modern, the supernatural and the real, in this ghost st…

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RT @RobGMacfarlane: Word(s) of the day: "shadow sites" - low-lying features in a landscape that become visible when seen from above, especi…

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