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Songs of praise (for books)
7:00am Thursday 7th March 2013 in News
LOVERS of literature have been singing its praises this week to celebrate World Book Day.
Local indie band Nairobi, singer-songwriter Bethany Weimers and Glaswegian guitarist RM Hubbert played an intimate show at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore in Jericho on Tuesday.
Organiser Sebastian Reynolds said: “I have put on gigs in chapels, art galleries and jazz clubs but never a bookshop so I thought, what with it being World Book Day, I would broaden my horizons.”
As part of World Book Day, millions of vouchers for free books will be given out at schools, shops and in newspapers. In addition, children’s authors including Tony Robinson, Anthony Horowitz and Shirley Hughes will take part in a reading ‘extravaganza’, streamed live at worldbookday.streamuk.com