World of Books launches campaign bringing literature by under-recognised black authors back into mainstream circulation

In recognition that there is still a long way to go to achieve fair representation, the UK’s largest pre-loved book retailer World of Books has launched a campaign bringing literature by under-recognised black authors back into mainstream circulation. In the 30 days after the Black Lives Matter movement started in the UK 44% of the company’s total search volume included terms related to race. Similar sentiments have been revealed across the publishing industry. Leading sales and distribution agency Inpress Books, which represents a diverse portfolio of independent publishers reported a…

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