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Backpacking Around Southeast Asia With 11 Books From 11 Countries

If you want to foster your cultural awareness, these books from Southeast Asia will let you experience the unique culture of each of the region’s country.

The Challenges of Encouraging a Reading Culture in Developing Countries

Technology and reading books can coincide, after all. Here’s how the digital revolution can encourage a reading culture in developing countries.

R.F. Kuang, The Nanking Massacre, and Reading Flashbacks

Last year, I read R.F. Kuang’s debut novel The Poppy War. I found myself flung backwards in time to August ...

Cool Bookish Places: Starfield Library in Seoul, South Korea

Starfield Library is a big, beautiful new library in Seoul, South Korea.

100 Must-Read Books by Asian Authors

A round-up of 100 excellent books by Asian authors

Recently Translated Fiction from Asia and Africa

American readers’ burgeoning interest in foreign literature and the proliferation of small presses that publish poetry and prose in translation ...

6 More Folktales from Around the World to Read to Your Kids

A few weeks ago I wrote about 6 Folktales from 6 Continents that you should read to your kids. As ...