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Today’s Video: My Reading a Book From Every Country in the World
This week’s video is an eye-opening TED talk by Ann Morgan. In this TED talk she talks about her reading habits and how she thought she was a cultured reader until she saw that her bookshelves weren’t very diverse. So she set out an challenge to read translated books from around the world, especially in smaller countries.
This TED talk was fantastic and I agreed with Ann on a lot of points. I want to read more genres and open my horizons to different kinds of literature. At the end of last year I made a promise to myself to read more diversely and globally. As of this year, I’ve started to slowly work my way through various translated works and found that reading books from countries where English isn’t the main language is a fun and you learn a lot too!
Question of the Week: What was the last translated work you read or is next on your TBR? Comment in the section below!
Have a great weekend!
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