One of the aims of the night is to reach people who don’t have the means to purchase their own books. While most books will be distributed tonight around the country Johnson and Martin will wait until the food banks open around 9 a.m. Tuesday to distribute their books – ten in Clarkston and ten in Lewiston.
Johnson says they learned about the program from a magazine called “Book Women” and thought it was worth doing. They applied online. The book is a special edition, Johnson says, with sections about the World Book Night program and participating authors and publishers.
“Blood Work” is by a former crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times and is a dark, dramatic thriller about a retired FBI agent named Terry McCaleb.