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 plans revealed with Toksvig, Nicholls and Ishiguro

The Reading Agency has revealed full plans for World Book Night 2021 with writer, TV star and literacy advocate Sandi Toksvig as the 10th anniversary event's... Read more

King, gal-dem and Milner among World Book Night titles

Stephen King, gal-dem, James Milner and Jack Monroe are among those featuring on the list of titles for World Book Night 2021.... Read more

First World Book Night anthology to feature stories from Eclair and Koomson

The Reading Agency is preparing to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Book Night in 2021 with a newly commissioned "book to make the nation smile", edited by Fanny... Read more

UK's World Book Night celebrations to go ahead online

 The Reading Agency has confirmed the UK's World Book Night celebrations will go ahead on 23rd April, but will be modified due to Covid-19.... Read more

World Book Night grows audiobook offer in 2020

World Book Night will expand its audiobook offering in 2020, after a successful pilot with John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down in 2019. Elizabeth... Read more

Reading Agency launches A Chapter A Day challenge

The Reading Agency is challenging people to ditch their phones and rebuild their reading habits to mark World Book Night. Read more

World Book Night 2019 selection revealed

The book list for World Book Night 2019 has been revealed, with publishers including Penguin Random House, Canongate and Jessica Kingsley Publishers to donate various... Read more

Readers encouraged to 'ditch burdensome books' for WBN

New research by the Reading Agency suggests the UK is a nation afflicted with "book-block", with many readers deciding to give up on books after... Read more

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