When they meet, they sit around a wooden table draped in red cloth. Their deliberations are secret. And the choices they make may affect the lives of thousands. No, this is not the clandestine panel to select the next Archbishop of Canterbury. It is the World Book Night U.K. & Ireland Editorial Committee, which this autumn spent six weeks agonizing over their choice of 20 books that will be distributed by the thousands on April 23, 2013.
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