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Friday, Give a Book to Someone You Love

Friday, April 23, is World Book Day, a great excuse to give a book to someone, or the someones, you love. This year’s theme is “To Share a Story.” World Book Day celebrates William Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23) in over 100 countries. It’s a day to revel in the joy of reading, often commemorated by […]

Today is World Book Day

Happy World Book Day! This holiday for bibliophiles is celebrated the world over each year on April 23–the date Cervantes, Shakespeare, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all passed away. (It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, including Maurice Druon, Haldor K Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel […]