The latest victim of the deadly Corona Virus is one of the largest book event of United kingdom: The London Book Fair.
The publishers decided to cancel the event after a great deal of reluctance faced by the publishers. The announcement came after when a considerable amount of publishers and agencies disclosed that are pulling out of the event.
London Book Fair 2020 was scheduled to take place at the Olympia London from the 10th-12th March.
Amazon was one of the earliest one to pull out saying” out of an abundance of caution, and with the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners as our No. 1 priority”, then followed by the Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster and others as well.
London Book Fair organizers with a lot of hope and enthusiasm said that they would return ” Better Than Ever” in 2021.