Just 4 days left to nominate books for World Book Night by August 31!

Read any good books over the Summer? Enthusiastic about sharing them with others? World Book Night is seeking book nominations for the 2013 list

There are only 4 days left to tell us the ten books you’d most like to see featured in World Book Night 2013 (though if you just want to nominate one or a couple that’s fine too!). We’ve had thousands of nominations already and you can see the current top 10 and the full current top 100 as it constantly evolves – what do you think of it so far?

The current WBN Top 10

  • To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  •  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • The Boy in Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
  • The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  •  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  •  Birdsong  by Sebastian Faulks

See the full top 100 list here

World Book Night is a celebration of books and reading which takes place on 23rd April. 20,000 volunteers give away half a million books within their communities.


Happy Shakespeare’s Birthday and Happy World Book Night!

Today is the day Shakespeare was born and died. Here are some interesting videos with more information about the man and his life and work.


World Book Night

World Book is a celebration of reading and books which sees tens of thousands of people giving books within their communities to spread a love of reading on April 23rd. These are the 25 titles selected to be given out.

It is being celebrated in the UK, Ireland, Germany and USA.