Patterson Donates to Indie Bookstores

A FURTHER 68 INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS HAVE BEEN GRANTED £120,000 FROM THE ORIGINAL £250,000 FUND ANNOUNCED IN JUNE 2014Bestselling author and bookshop devotee, James Patterson, has announced the second round of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to receive grants following his pledge to donate £250,000 in June 2014. Over £130,000 has already been allocated to 73 independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland following the first round of applications in September 2014. The remaining grant allocation of £120,000 has now been allocated to a further 68 bookshops, enabling even more initiatives to get underway that will help get children reading.

via Book Trade Announcements – James Patterson Announces A Further £250,000 Donation To Independent Bookshops In The UK And Ireland Taking His Total Donation To £500,000.

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