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

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

World Book Night titles focus on mental health

Penguin Random House and Hachette titles dominate the World Book Night 2018 list, which this year has a spotlight on mental health. 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

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