International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Malaysia as it launches its World Book Capital year under the restrictions of the pandemic, the city’s mayor quotes the Quran and ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year’s free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion.
On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program online.
Armed with new and disturbing survey information about youth reading from the National Literary Trust, this year’s UK World Book Day hands out book tokens.
Cassie Chadderton is being tapped by the London-based reading charity for ‘her track record of representing policy and political and stakeholder relations.’
The resilience of a Scottish author’s popularity in China puts a third book on the list, and a Frenchman’s business book arrives as ‘The American Trap.’
Marketing for World Book Day boosted titles we find on April’s China bestseller lists. And Albert Camus’ 1942 ‘L’Étranger’ charts for the first time.
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away books translated from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian.
A fast-updating ticker from Amazon Charts is displaying how many pages have been read in nine AmazonCrossing translations that can be downloaded free through April 24 in recognition of World Book Day.
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