Today’s the day that 25,000 volunteers across the United States will hand out 500,000 free paperback books (Ireland and Germany and Britain—where a million books will be handed out—are also participating). “It’s like an intellectual Halloween, only better,” Anna Quindlen, World Book Night’s honorary chairwoman, told USA Today.
Old Harbor Books
We’re thrilled to report that BookPeople of Moscow has been sold. Longtime owner Bob Greene, who is retiring, announced on 11-11-2011 at 11:11, that Carol Spurling and Steffen Werner have bought the store. Spurling has been a bookseller at Old Harbor Books in Sitka, Alaska, and also managed Brused Books in Pullman for three years. …