Today’s Book of the World is The Joy Luck Club by Any Tan. With wit and sensitivity, it is now widely regarded as a modern classic examining the sometimes painful, often tender, and always deep connection between four women and their American-born daughters.
The Rings of Saturn records a walking tour of the eastern coast of England. Written by W.G. Sebald it is today’s Book of the World. Have you read any of Sebald’s other work?
Malala Yousafzai tells not only her own story, but that of other people who stood up in their own way for education or against oppression in today’s choice for Book of the World: I Am Malala. Have you read it?
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream. Our Book of the World today is Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.
Today’s Book of The World is a story of family, love, and friendship told against the backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years. It’s The Kite Runner. Have you read it?