Happy World Book Night 2014!

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Yesterday, not only was it Shakespeare’s birthday (happy birthday Bard!) but also World Book night 2014 and for this year’s WBN, my Mutti and I went to the brand new Wembley Library for their WBN celebrations.

The first thing that greeted me when I walked in (through the back entrance) was the pop-up Shakespeare that was going on. Since I love Shakespeare, I took a seat and watched. As it was pop-up Shakespeare, part of Julius Caesar was performed in the library while other parts were performed outside.

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I didn’t follow the performance outside and instead decided to have a look at the World Book Night table. I chatted with the lovely librarian, picked up a few WBN books and waited for Mother dearest to arrive with my books. When she did I added mine to the table.

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We were then told that there was a WBN quiz happening in about 15 minutes which we both wanted to enter – it was about books and we love books, of course we would do well!

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Well, we did do well (Mutti even came first) but this was down to guesswork rather than actual knowledge. It was a ridiculously difficult quiz that really probed into author’s personal lives. I know nothing about an author’s personal life and I don’t want to. Thankfully Madre knows more.

And thanks to her random, personal life based knowledge she won a signed copy of Michael Connelly’s The Gods of Guilt!

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It was a really good evening and really good way to celebrate WBN 2014. Roll on 2015!

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