The International Book Towns Movement

In 1961, Richard Booth founded the World's first Book Town at Hay on Wye. There are now around twenty towns throughout the World describing themselves as Book Towns or Book Villages, with another twelve or more proposed.

The Book Towns/Book Villages of which we have been notified are:-

The listing of a town here implies only that it describes itself as a Book Town or Book Village.

Most of the information on this page is displayed by courtesy of Richard Boothe.  Long Live the King!
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