Book booster / Well-read and well-jabbed - or how the 'COVID thousand’ is revitalizing Ukraine’s book industry
The government’s COVID vaccination incentive
program, dubbed “yePidtrymka” (Ukrainian for “There’s Support”), has caused a veritable
surge in book sales: Ukrainians have spent hundreds of millions of hryvnias granted
by the program on books, with some stores reporting their sales going up
five-fold, NV.Magazine wrote.