16 Dec '11, 10am

World's largest floating book fair in S'pore for first time

World's largest floating book fair in S'pore for first time

SINGAPORE : The Logos Hope, a ship carrying the world's largest floating book fair, is in Singapore for the first time. The 132.5-metre-long ship will be celebrating "Christmas around the world" in Singapore. It carries 400 volunteer crew members from 45 countries. Also among the crew this time are 11 Singaporeans who are excited to be home this Christmas. The ship's first visit here was officiated by Minister of State for Transport and Finance, Josephine Teo. Logos Hope offers over 5,000 titles of books at a fraction of their original cost to people in developing countries. This is thanks to publishers who donate books that have been removed from circulation in first-world countries when new editions are released. The goal of Logos Hope is to help people through social service projects and good literature. Logos Hope is operated by GBA Ships e.V., an international charita...

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