Thursday, March 07, 2019


Today is what the UK and Ireland call World Book and Copyright Day - there are news items and information on events at
Meanwhile the rest of the world normally celebrates World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, since it "is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo" (

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