Eurocrats “Get Caught Reading”

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

MEPs Get Caught Reading

MEPs Get Caught Reading

By Edward Nawotka

Echoing the popular and long-running “Get Caught Reading” campaign of the Association of American Publishers, earlier this year the Federation of European Publishers launched their own Facebook campaign encouraging users to post photos of themselves posing with their favorite book. Last week an exhibition of the photos was on display at the European Parliament. More than 150 MEPs posed for photos, as well as numerous heads of European publishers and writers associations.

You can see the resulting images online at

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.