Tagged: World Book Night

Why World Book Night 2016 wasn't able to include BAME authors

World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life. Read more

Where are World Book Night 2016's BAME writers?

Author Nikesh Shukla says lists should be inclusive, and asks where all the BAME writers are for World Book Day 2016. Read more

World Book Night celebrated across the UK

A range of events around the UK took place to mark World Book Night, with supporters from many parts of the trade doing their bit... Read more

Rentzenbrink, Marotta and McVeigh titles part of 'more targeted' World Book Night 2017

The Reading Agency has announced a new "targeted approach" for World Book Night 2017 with giveaway titles including authors such as The Bookseller's contributing editor Cathy Rentzenbrink, Polari Prize-winner Paul McVeigh and colouring-in... Read more

Pictures of the week

Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week. Read more

Publishers offer helping hand to World Book Night

Publishers are to help distribute books in celebration of World Book Night tomorrow, which also marks UNESCO International Day of the book, Shakespeare’s birthday and... Read more

Sanghera and Bourne to headline World Book Night event

Authors including Matt Haig, Dreda Say Mitchell, Holly Bourne and Sathnam Sanghera are to headline the World Book Night flagship event in London on Saturday... Read more

Pan Mac partners with Quick Reads 'to help vulnerable mothers'

Pan Macmillan is partnering with Quick Reads in a project "to help vulnerable mothers discover the love of reading". Read more

Pan Mac plans 'Big North Book Run'

Pan Macmillan has partnered with North East Libraries to host a three-day festival, the Big North Book Run, in the run up to World Book Night.... Read more

World Book Night defends lack of BAME writers on 2016 list

The Reading Agency has responded to criticism about the lack of ethnic diversity among authors chosen for the World Book Night 2016 list, saying it... Read more

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