Troy Posted February 21, 2014 Report Share Posted February 21, 2014 James Patterson Giving Cash to Bookstores By JULIE BOSMANFEB. 19, 2014 The best-selling author James Patterson has started a program to give away $1 million of his personal fortune to dozens of bookstores, allowing them to invest in improvements, dole out bonuses to employees and expand literacy outreach programs. More than 50 stores across the country will begin receiving cash grants this week, from Percy’s Burrow in Topsham, Me., to Page & Palette in Fairhope, Ala., to A Whale of a Tale in Irvine, Calif. Read the full article at the New York TimesJames is pledging to help U.S. booksellers keep the life-changing reading habit alive and well in our local communities.If you would like more information about his efforts, please sign up here to receive announcements. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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