World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'12 Years a Slave' will be distributed to schools as part of World Book Night

Special World Book Night copies of '12 Years a Slave' will be made available to schools. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night UK undergoes important changes for 2014

For the UK celebration, fewer books will be given to volunteers to distribute, but they will be freer give away other titles instead. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency to run World Book Night

The World Book Night project is to be run by The Reading Agency (TRA), with WBN chief executive... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night 2014 titles include 'Wild,' 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

The titles which will be distributed for free as part of World Book Night include works by Cheryl Strayed, Maria Semple, Agatha Christie, and more. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Not Give Away Ebooks on World Book Night Too?

World Book Night gives away 500,000 print books. Wouldn't it make good sense to extend the promotion by offering free ebooks as well? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Third World Book Night hailed as success

Julia Kingsford, chief executive of World Book Night, reported that the promotion was carried out... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Givers prepare for World Book Night

Givers across the country are gearing up to take part in this evening's World Book Night,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night US: Washington, Michigan, and New York attract the most volunteers

As World Book Night approaches again, a list of rankings shows where volunteers – who give away free books on April 23 – are most heavily clustered in the US. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record numbers sign up for World Book Night

World Book Night has had a record number of givers sign up, with more than 23,000 people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night picks Liverpool for flagship event

World Book Night UK will be holding its main event in Liverpool this year, in a collaboration... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany backs out of World Book Night 2013

After only one year Germany's participation in international World Book Night celebrations... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night returns to the US

After reading celebration World Book Night debuted in America for the first time last year, it will be held again this April. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nominations open for World Book Night 2013

Nominations for books to be given out for free at next year's World Book Night will begin on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Need for stories' as World Book Night celebrates

World Book Night founder Jamie Byng spoke about the "need" for stories as the 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: coming your way, but no room for Amazon

On World Book Night thousands of volunteers in the US and Europe will hand out books, hoping to pass along their own love of reading. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night celebrations readied internationally

The Duchess of Cornwall, Stephen Fry and actor William Rycroft are among those gearing up to hand... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Candlelit readings to be held for World Book Night

  This year's volunteer givers for World Book Night (23rd April) are being encouraged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany joins World Book Night

World Book Night is continuing its international spread, with Germany now set to join the UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US World Book Night titles revealed

World Book Night in the US has appointed Pulitzer Prize-wining journalist Anna Quindlen as its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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