A 1954 first edition copy of ‘How to Lie with Statistics’ by Darrell Huff that is 63-years overdue was returned to a Newcastle library.
It seems that lockdown may not have been all bad. In the UK, it is being reported that consumer book sales rose by 7% in 2020, which makes the earnings around €2.1bn.
A publishing company in the UK, Idesine, has over 4,000 books stuck on a ship that isn’t able to dock. The company is run by Colin Hoad and Matt Green, and the ship that is carrying their books hasn’t been able to dock since Halloween.
Marcus Rashford, Manchester United and English football star, has teamed up with Macmillan Children’s Books to promote and spread the joy of reading.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears – Shakespeare’s Birthplace is reopening on August 1st!