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02 November 2018

A Society of Readers

A new report lays out the central role reading must play in helping to address many of the most pressing challenges British society will face over the next decade. Read the full report and share your thoughts on Twitter and...

30 July 2018

World Book Night 2018 Programme Review

World Book Night 2018 saw thousands of books being handed out to non-readers with events taking place across the country. Our report shows an overwhelmingly positive response, and reveals key findings about reading habits.

30 August 2017

World Book Night 2017 Programme Review

In 2017 we launched our renewed, targeted model for the programme. The headline findings of our programme review are positive about the impact the new, more targeted model for World Book Night has in encouraging people to read. The findings...

04 October 2016

World Book Night 2016 evaluation report

Following on from our large-scale impact evaluation in 2015, we assessed again the impact of the 2016 event on our recipients and volunteers through surveys and feedback.

22 April 2016

World Book Night 2015 evaluation report

Our 2015 report reveals the overwhelmingly positive effect of giving books to non-readers. Conducted independently by Free Thought Research.

01 December 2014

World Book Night 2014 evaluation report

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books which takes place on April 23. It sees volunteers give hundreds of thousands of books away in their communities to share their love of reading with people who,...