Archive for September 2013

Launch of Reading Group Challenge

Book lovers across the UK are being encouraged to take part in an exclusive Reading Group Challenge to raise money to make books more accessible for people with sight loss. The challenge includes a selection of books which all feature blind or partially sighted characters. The Reading Group Challenge...

Britain’s reading habits

Ever felt your cheeks redden as you dig out your dog-eared Mills and Boon whilst on your commute to work, or had your toes curl as you got stuck into a reality TV star’s brand new autobiography on the beach? You’re not alone…Britain may well be a nation of...

The unseen benefit of eBooks

A new report released by Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has revealed that the huge growth in the popularity of eBooks has helped to make reading significantly more accessible for many blind and partially sighted people. The report, which explored the accessibility of the top 1,000 most...

Hollywood support for Read for RNIB

Actor Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who) has continued his support for this year’s Read for RNIB campaign with a signed letter to the editors of newspapers up and down the country. Christopher has previously taken time out of his busy schedule to lend his voice to the Read for RNIB...

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