Unless you’ve been riding camels in the Gobi Desert in Outer Mongolia, snorkeling in the warm seas around Trinidad & Tobago, on safari in Botswana’s Kalahari, or relaxing on the Caspian Sea beaches of Azerbaijan, you cannot help but have noticed it was World Book Day this week.
In fact, even if you were in Mongolia, Trinidad & Tobago, Botswana or Azerbaijan you won’t have escaped World Book Day.
Come to that, you won’t have escaped it in Rwanda, or Taiwan, Kurdistan or Bangladesh, Malaysia or Costa Rica, Iran or…
Yeah, it’s called World Book Day for a reason.
Here at TNPS I’ve offered a few snapshots through the week as to how the world’s nations have been marking the event.
It would be impossible to cover them all, or even most. But as the week of World Book Day fades away here’s a list of 20 more World Book Day stories from around the globe, as a reminder that books are a universal currency.
The global book market is just that: Global.