How to Give Away 500,000 Books

When looking at an effort with the scale of World Book Night U.S.—half a million books will be given away to strangers across all 50 states on April 23—it’s helpful to consider some numbers: 25,000 “givers” have volunteered to give away their allotment of books to people, many of whom they’ve never met, in their communities (5,800 towns and cities will participate); 2,200 bookstores and libraries will serve as central hubs, where givers are picking up the books; and 750 of those bookstores and libraries are holding pre-WBN receptions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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