Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries

Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International's logistics team and donor-publishers. The post Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries

The UK-based Book Aid International introduced its second innovative shipping-container library in 2021, in rural Zanzibar. The post In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2017 Update: Book Aid International Progress ‘Inspiring Readers’ in Africa

In its four-year bid to benefit 310 public primary schools in Africa, Book Aid International reports reaching almost 99,000 students' classrooms this year. The post 2017 Update: Book Aid International Progress ‘Inspiring Readers’ in Africa appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Somalia: Book Aid International Reaffirms Its Shipment to Africa Educational Trust

Following the horrific truck-bomb attack in Mogadishu, the UK's Book Aid International declares its solidarity with Africa Educational Trust: The post Somalia: Book Aid International Reaffirms Its Shipment to Africa Educational Trust appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students

The 'African Book Box' program from Book Aid International is delivering books to 76 schools in Uganda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. The post Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trade donates over one million books via Book Aid International

UK publishers and the book trade donated more than one million books to readers in 24 countries last year, according to charity Book Aid International.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Books on the Middle East Crisis Drawing Lots of Interest

The ongoing turmoil in the Middle East along with the refugee crisis there and in Europe has been the source of a clutch of manuscripts on offer at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National Book Tokens gift card will go on sale this week with 1% of the value of each card sold to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwell, Is Book Aid International’s New Patron

Taking up the patronage held by the late Duke of Edinburgh, Camilla now advocates for Book Aid International's work of providing access to books. The post Camilla, Duchess of Cornwell, Is Book Aid International’s New Patron appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What will we be reading next year? Five biggest trends from the London book fair

The publishing jamboree was finally back after a two year break with clues of what we can expect in bookshops once all the deals are signedAfter two years off because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the London book fair, one of the biggest international literary events, returned in full force last... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The 100-year-old story of South Africa's first history book in the isiZulu language

Magema Fuze’s book was a radical act of publishing. It contained histories of chiefdoms and kingdoms - from the Zulu to the Ngcobo. Continue reading at The Conversation

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In Iraq, Mosul’s Library Reopens with Book Aid International Donations

Rebuilt by the UN Development Fund, the new University of Mosul central library has an inventory provided in part by Book Aid International. The post In Iraq, Mosul’s Library Reopens with Book Aid International Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair

The public-facing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair's 11-day run drew close to 1.7 million attendees and 1,632 exhibitors. The post Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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