Events · World Book Night

Register now for a chance to give away 24 books….

*Just announced* – the 25 titles that will be given away as part of World Book Night on April 24th, 2012.

Go to the website, www.worldbooknight.org, if you would like to apply to be a book giver.

They will be giving away 480,000 books on the night. If you are chosen to be a giver, you will receive 24 books to give away, to whoever you choose, in the spirit of promoting the love of reading.

 See below for the 25 titles you can choose from.

Can’t wait until April to read them? See the shelf marks in brackets for copies we have. The librarians may well by more copies, so keep checking the catalogue!

The titles you can choose from are:


1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (823.7 AUS)
2. The Player of Games – Iain M Banks
3. Sleepyhead – Mark Billingham
4. Notes from a
Small Island – Bill Bryson (914.1 BRY)
5. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
6. The Take – Martina Cole
7. Harlequin – Bernard Cornwall
8. Someone Like You – Roald Dahl
9. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens (823.8 DIC)
10. Room – Emma Donoghue (823.914 DON)
11. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier (823.91 (DUM)
12. The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro (823.91 ISH)
13. Misery – Stephen King
14. The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella
15. Small Island – Andrea Levy (823.91 LEV)
16. Let the Right One In – John Ajvde Lindqvist
17. The Road – Cormac McCarthy
18. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger (823.92 NIF)
19. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox – Maggie O’Farrell
20. The Damned Utd – David Peace
21. Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
22. How I Live Now – Meg Rosoff
23. Touching the Void – Joe Simpson (796.522 SIM)
24. I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith
25. The Book Thief – Markus Zuzak (823.92 ZUZ)
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