Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Words connect worlds – at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 (19-23 October 2022) Translate. Transfer. Transform. This year is dedicated to an exchange of ideas and understanding through and beyond languages and culture. Learn about new perspectives and contribute your own point of view. Continue reading Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

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Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In

Author: Phuc Tran

Language: English

Summary: For anyone who has ever felt like they don’t belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature. Continue reading “Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In”

Reading the world: confessions of a literary explorer

Author: Ann Morgan

Language: English

Summary: In 2012, the world arrived in London for the Olympics… and Ann Morgan went out to meet it. She read her way around all the globe’s 196 independent countries (plus one extra), sampling one book from every nation. It wasn’t easy. Many languages have next to nothing translated into English; there are tiny, tucked-away places where very little is written down at all; some governments don’t like to let works of art leak out to corrupt Westerners.

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