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Non-fiction November 2019
It’s November which means that we’re looking back at some of our favourite non-fiction titles from the past year. We think these books are fascinating, offering unique and interesting perspectives into a huge variety of topics. See the full list. Let us know what you think on Twitter and Instagram using @readingagency and #NonFictionNovember.
NaNoWriMo - Debuts of 2019
November is National Novel Writing Month, when thousands of novelist around the world focus on their writing. If you’re getting involved and need some inspiration to write your first novel, check out our list of some of our favourite debuts from 2019. See the full list. Let us know what you think on Twitter and Instagram using @readingagency and #NaNoWriMo.
East African Diasporic Writers
To mark Free Word’s Writing Our Way Home season exploring shelter, belonging and safety, we’ve put together a reading list with Somali-British poet Amina Jama featuring writers of East African heritage. The reading list was inspired by Amina Jama’s Somalinimo (till I dhimo) installation at Free Word – an immersive recreation of a 1990s Somali living room, which pays homage to Black Britishness, migration and the creativity that arises from displacement. Which of these have you read? Let us know what you think on Twitter and Instagram
We’ve collected together some of our previous booklists on a variety of themes and topics. Take a look to find your next read.