Following the horrific truck-bomb attack in Mogadishu, the UK’s Book Aid International declares its solidarity with Africa Educational Trust.
The 5K run for agents and publishers will start the week with a good look at the Main River and fun with colleagues before the Frankfurt Book Fair begins.
Keeping pace with the National Hurricane Center, Simon & Schuster extends its aid to storm-swept libraries and bookstores in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey prompt a demonstration of how Ingram’s Aerio network can ‘line up books against the storm,’ says Ron Martinez.
Close to 32,000 books have been shipped by Book Aid International to the African nation, the charity says, to bolster community libraries.
Never one to stay at his desk, Simon & Schuster’s Ira Silverberg is holding an auction for lunch, a natural for this man-about-publishing.
Literacy nonprofit Worldreader was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the year’s most innovative companies for its work using digital books to fight poverty.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is donating $15,000 to Water for South Sudan to mark the impact of the million-selling ‘A Long Walk to Water.’
More than 1,000 people, publishers and booksellers have donated to the ‘Jungle Library’ at the Calais migrant camp, which is now raising money for supplies.
Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir’s Facebook initiative urging Iceland to accept Syrian refugees has prompted similar campaigns across the globe.