35 titles for World Book Night 2014. titles announced. Half a million copies to be given away on October 23 2014

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35 titles for World Book Night 2014. titles announced. Half a million copies to be given away on October 23 2014

Oct 24 2013

World Book Night 2014 will be on October 23 in both the UK and USA. Half a million copies will be given away for free in the USA. The 35 World Book Night U.S. titles for 2014 are:

  • The Zookeeper’s Wife, Diane Ackerman (W.W. Norton)
  • Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain (Ecco)
  • The Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown (Berkley)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky (Simon & Schuster)
  • After the Funeral, Agatha Christie (William Morrow Paperbacks)
  • The Ruins of Gorlan: Ranger’s Apprentice Book 1, John Flanagan (Puffin Books)
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford (Ballantine Books)
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet in Large Print (Thorndike/Gale; Cengage Learning)
  • The Lighthouse Road, Peter Geye (Unbridled Books)
  • The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books)
  • Wait Till Next Year, Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)
  • Catch-22, Joseph Heller (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Dog Stars, Peter Heller (Vintage)
  • Hoot, Carl Hiaasen (Knopf)
  • Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon, Garrison Keillor (Penguin Books)
  • Same Difference, Derek Kirk Kim (First Second Books)
  • Enchanted, Alethea Kontis (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Miss Darcy Falls in Love, Sharon Lathan (Sourcebooks)
  • Bobcat and Other Stories, Rebecca Lee (Algonquin Books)
  • Young Men and Fire, Norman Maclean (University of Chicago Press)
  • Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin (HarperPerennial)
  • Waiting to Exhale, Terry McMillan (New American Library)
  • Sunrise Over Fallujah, Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)
  • Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson (HarperTrophy)
  • The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan (Random House)
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs (Quirk Books)
  • When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago (Da Capo)
  • Cuando Era Puertorriqueña, Esmeralda Santiago (Vintage Español)
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple (Back Bay Books)
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette in Large Print (Thorndike/Gale; Cengage Learning)
  • Wild, Cheryl Strayed (Vintage)
  • Presumed Innocent, Scott Turow (Grand Central Publishing)
  • Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein (Disney Hyperion)
  • This Boy’s Life, Tobias Wolff (Grove Atlantic)
  • 100 Best-Loved Poems, Philip Smith, ed. (Dover)

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