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Book Nomad: Reading the World

Jul 7, 2019

In this first of the new theme-based episodes, Assia and I explore reading books from countries we know little about!

  • Discovering connections across the world.
  • "A book is not holier than a tweet." © 2019 Assia
  • Reading what we know is more comfortable.

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Books mentioned
Amina's picks
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed
Jamilia by Chingiz Aitmatov
To read: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Assia's picks
Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa
When We Were Arabs by Massoud Hayoun
Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
To read: The Weight of our Sky by Hanna Alkaf
Other books mentioned
The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
The Dead Lake by Hamid Ismailov
Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee
At the Cafe (Eng. trans. of Au Café) by Mohammed Dib
Une Si Longue Lettre by Mariama Bâ
Anumpa Warrior by Sarah Elisabeth Sawyer
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