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What is a Book Town?

By Paul McShane, Convenor – BookTown Australia A booktown is a small rural area, usually town or village, with a concentration of booksellers, mainly secondhand

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World Book Day

Like the international booktown movement, World Book Day is little known in Australia but has been designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books

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