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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-14 17:51:35 UTC ]
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Book Aid International’s Maurice Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOMs

The short film ''Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley' was released last October and has been singled out by London's EVCOM awards. The post Book Aid International’s Maurice Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOMs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-30 05:30:44 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Opens New Charitable Initiative in Rwanda

Close to 32,000 books have been shipped by Book Aid International to the African nation, the charity says, to bolster community libraries. The post Book Aid International Opens New Charitable Initiative in Rwanda appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 21:12:55 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 17:36:43 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid sends 930,000 books to world's 'most vulnerable'

Book Aid International sent over 930,000 books to thousands of communities across 20 countries in 2017, it said in its end of year summary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access

Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany's De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access. The post International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass redistribution of words: World Book Night prepares for UK-wide book giveaway

Over 7,000 people have volunteered to donate one of a shortlist of 20 books to the 35% of the population who are not regular readersA quarter of a million books are due to find new homes tonight, as thousands of book-lovers hit the streets to give away their favourite titles as part of World... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Opens Submissions to Its 2022 International Book Fair Awards

With a deadline of September 1, the Sharjah International Book Fair Awards are now accepting submissions in its six categories. The post Sharjah Opens Submissions to Its 2022 International Book Fair Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-24 16:38:52 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-13 23:16:31 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens Registration

The second in-person iteration of the Jerusalem International Book Forum is set for May 15 to 18. The post Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens Registration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-12 20:12:12 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Opens With 500+ International Exhibitors

With 75 first-time exhibitors and 400 speakers in the show's programming, London Book Fair is up and running. The post London Book Fair Opens With 500+ International Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-05 17:39:59 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-23 17:33:55 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-06 15:01:13 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Reaches Mosul’s Library-Rebuild Effort

As its CEO Alison Tweed prepares to speak at Sharjah Publishers' Conference, Book Aid International tops 20,000 books in the Iraq project. The post Book Aid International Reaches Mosul’s Library-Rebuild Effort appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-01 13:03:46 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Now Open, After COVID-19 Delay

Postponed for three weeks on the order of health authorities, the Beijing International Book Fair is running this week. The post Beijing International Book Fair Now Open, After COVID-19 Delay appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-15 17:29:36 UTC ]
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