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Weekly Global Primer


The Guardian Weekly has a loyal worldwide readership of about 67,000. Loyal readers include every US president since Jimmy Carter and prominent statesmen such as Nelson Mandela. Founded in 1919, it is considered the world’s oldest international newspaper.

‘The Guardian Weekly Global Network aims to close the gap between international news headlines and the personal experiences of real people, and stimulate discussion and action.’
- The Guardian Weekly Website

Each edition delivers book reviews from The Washington Post to subscribers in over 180 countries. Articles from the UK’s The Guardian and The Observer and France’s Le Monde newspaper are also featured. The Guardian Weekly’s avid readership comprises affluent professionals who are influential international communicators.

“We aim at presenting what is best and most interesting in the Guardian, what is most distinctive and independent of time, in a compact weekly forum.”
From the first publication of The Guardian weekly in 1919

35 percent of its readers are published authors themselves. The Book Review Section is an extremely efficient way to reach out to your target audience. The newspaper is published in England, Canada, Australia, and South Africa to ensure issues always reach their readers.

Make sure your book is seen by a legitimate global market with our Guardian Weekly Marketing Package. Xlibris extends your coverage even further than The Guardian Weekly’s readership by including a Newswire direct to print, broadcast, and online media databases all around the world.

The Guardian Weekly Primer package includes:

  • Single slot print ad in the Guardian Weekly (1 out of 10 slots)
    • Each ad includes your name as the author plus your book’s title and subtitle, cover image, ISBN, retail prices, page count, ordering information, and description of up to 40
  • Optimised Newswire

About The Guardian Weekly

Founded in 1919, The Guardian Weekly is considered the world’s oldest international newspaper. Published weekly, each edition gives a global view on the week’s international events by combining reporting, comment, and analysis from The Guardian with selected coverage from The Observer, The Washington Post, and Le Monde (French newspaper). As of 2016, its circulation is at 158,000.

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