We are living in a world where everything and everyone seems to be in a rush. We have to follow hectic schedules, beat strict deadlines, and run for our lives or something like that.
When Maher Abu Hissam started his Baghdad bookshop two decades ago he was selling up to 40 books a day.
A workshop was held recently to mark Librarian Day, an event initiated by Monument Books.
For tens of thousands of refugees stuck in Greece for the past two years after European states shut their borders in rapid succession, survival is no longer an issue.
Organisers of Met Yerng charity concerts said target for third show was to raise money to purchase 10,000 books for children.
Her zen attitude paid off. The book has been heaped with awards including a Pulitzer prize and become a runaway bestseller, with former president Barack Obama among its many fans.
Despite a creative renaissance in Cambodia, local contemporary writers are still hard to find. With a new edition and collection of fiction forthcoming, Nou Hach keeps up the fight.
A group of university students from the “Drop Everything and Read” project (D.EAR) and from “Youth for Green” (YFG) will lead the field trip to the Preah Sihanouk Province.