World Book Night USA to cease citing expense. UK WBN to continue

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World Book Night USA to cease citing expense. UK WBN to continue

Jul 02 2014

After three years World Book Night in America is to cease. In a statement, executive director Carl Lennertz cited lack of outside funding as the main reason for ending the book-giving project: "The expenses of running World Book Night U.S., even given the significant financial and time commitment from publishers, writers, booksellers, librarians, printers, distributors, and shippers, are too high to sustain without additional outside funding"

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