France to stage inaugural Reading Night

France to stage inaugural Reading Night

France will stage its first Reading Night on 14th January.

The late-night event is aimed to bring together booksellers, authors, publishers and libraries. It will provide a winter complement to the summer’s Partir en Livre for children and young adults that will be held for the third time in July 2017.

Inspired by the annual Libraries Night in the northern city of Lille, which had its third edition last October, the national reading event will stress evening and weekend opening by libraries, culture minister Audrey Azoulay told the French book trade publication Livres Hebdo in an intervie...

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