Book-lovers are needed to spread the word

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Book-lovers are needed to spread the word

Maria’s Bookshop bookseller Jeanne Costello selects her staff picks from among the 30 titles of World Book Night 2012. Wednesday is the deadline to apply to be a book-giver for the April event.
Libby Cowles, Maria’s Bookshop community relations manager, holds a few of the 30 titles of World Book Night 2012. The independent Durango bookstore is participating in the event, which began two years ago in the United Kingdom and will make its U.S. debut this year.
World Book Night titles

To apply as a book-giver for World Book Night April 23, visit wwwusworldbooknightorg The deadline to apply is Wednesday
Titles
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Friday Night Lights by HG Bissinger
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Blood Work by Michael Connelly
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
The Stand by Stephen King
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Just Kids by Patti Smith
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book-lovers are needed to spread the word

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Maria’s Bookshop bookseller Jeanne Costello selects her staff picks from among the 30 titles of World Book Night 2012. Wednesday is the deadline to apply to be a book-giver for the April event.
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Libby Cowles, Maria’s Bookshop community relations manager, holds a few of the 30 titles of World Book Night 2012. The independent Durango bookstore is participating in the event, which began two years ago in the United Kingdom and will make its U.S. debut this year.
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