Reading the World Book Club 2022

The Reading the World Book Club currently meets online on the first Monday of each month at 7PM.

Click the book link below for the Zoom link.

Reading the World is our monthly Book Club which focuses on contemporary authors in translation from around the world.

Currently, the Book Club meets on Zoom. All are welcome.

At the suggestion of customers, we curated additional reading lists for different grade levels.

Reading the World 2021

Reading the World 2020

Reading the World for Young Adults

Reading the World for Middle Grade

Reading the World for Children

 

Here's the 2022 Reading Schedule

 

JANUARY

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

GERMANY

 

FEBRUARY

Gravel Heart by Abdulrazak Gurnah

ZANZIBAR

 

MARCH

White Shadow by Roy Jacobsen

NORWAY

 

APRIL

The Secret Talker by Geling Yan

CHINA

 

MAY

Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila

THE CONGO

 

JUNE

When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut

CHILE

 

JULY

Croatian War Nocturnal by Spomenka Stimec

CROATIA

 

AUGUST

Aquarium by Yaari Shehori

ISRAEL

 

SEPTEMBER

Chasing Homer by Laszlo Krasnahorvai

HUNGARY

 

OCTOBER

A General Theory of Oblivion by Jose Eduardo Aqualusa

PORTUGAL

 

NOVEMBER

Where the Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsudo

JAPAN

 

DECEMBER

Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin

FRANCE

Go, Went, Gone By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811225946
Availability: Available - We'll have it for you ASAP!
Published: New Directions - September 26th, 2017

Gravel Heart: By the Winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature By Abdulrazak Gurnah Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781639730018
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 12th, 2021

White Shadow By Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett (Translator), Don Shaw (Translator) Cover Image
By Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett (Translator), Don Shaw (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771964036
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Published: Biblioasis - April 6th, 2021

The Secret Talker: A Novel By Geling Yan, Jeremy Tiang (Translated by) Cover Image
By Geling Yan, Jeremy Tiang (Translated by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063004047
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Published: HarperVia - January 11th, 2022

Tram 83 By Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Roland Glasser (Translator), Alain Mabanckou (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Roland Glasser (Translator), Alain Mabanckou (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941920046
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - September 8th, 2015

When We Cease to Understand the World By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by) Cover Image
By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681375663
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Published: New York Review Books - September 28th, 2021

Croatian War Nocturnal By Spomenka Stimec, Sebastian Schulman (Translator) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781944700133
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Published: Phoneme Media - August 15th, 2017

Aquarium: A Novel By Yaara Shehori, Todd Hasak-Lowy (Translated by) Cover Image
By Yaara Shehori, Todd Hasak-Lowy (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250829542
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Published: Picador - April 12th, 2022

Chasing Homer By László Krasznahorkai, John Batki (Translated by), Max Neumann (By (artist)), Szilveszter Miklós (Performed by) Cover Image
By László Krasznahorkai, John Batki (Translated by), Max Neumann (By (artist)), Szilveszter Miklós (Performed by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811227971
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Published: New Directions - November 2nd, 2021

A General Theory of Oblivion By Jose Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jose Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671312
Availability: Limited Availability - Give us a call, we'll track it down for you!
Published: Archipelago - December 15th, 2015

Where the Wild Ladies Are By Aoko Matsuda, Polly Barton (Translated by) Cover Image
By Aoko Matsuda, Polly Barton (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766900
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Published: Soft Skull - October 20th, 2020

Winter in Sokcho By Elisa Shua Dusapin, Aneesa Abbas Higgins (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948830416
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Published: Open Letter - April 27th, 2021