UK publishers donate 10,000 books to restock Mosul library after ISIS attack

UK publishers have donated more than 10,000 books through Book Aid International to the University of Mosul Library since it was destroyed by an ISIS attack. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-31 21:55:16 UTC ]
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ISIS burns Mosul library: Why terrorists target books

UNESCO has called the destruction of libraries and books in Mosul 'one of the most devastating acts of destruction of library collections in human history.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

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Bonnier Books UK promises 10 trees for every book in 2020

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