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Apr 27
World Book Night 2014 Wrap Up

World Book Night 2014 Wrap Up

This past Wednesday, the 23rd was World Book Night. For not those familiar with the event, each year a panel of librarians and booksellers pick 30-35 books and then members of the public are allowed to apply to be a book giver. These givers pick one to three titles and in the end are given one book to give (20 copies of it). Now if you’re wondering about who pays for the production of the books, etc. you might be surprised to learn that authors wave their royalties and the publisher pays to produce the special edition. The ultimate goal of World Book Night is to get books into the hands of people who normally don’t read or have access to books (due to financial problems or perhaps due to… Read more »

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