This month we’re celebrating books from around the world – those which immerse us into a different landscape, culture or community. There are books that take us from Burma to Alabama, Trinidad to Italy, translated from Hebrew, Russian, Japanese and more. We hope you are inspired to take a trip around the world by ordering some of the books for your library, or by buying or borrowing a copy to read yourself.
Adult June Booklist: Around the World
Are you wondering how your reading group can continue to meet, even while you’re social distancing? With many people at home with family, flatmates or on their own, we know that books are so important to provide comfort, solace and escapism. Staying socially connected, and keeping your regular reading group meetings in your diary, is going to be very important in keeping up morale and supporting everyone’s mental health as we adjust to a new way of living.
Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.
The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...