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World Readers Collective Book Club

World Readers Collective Book Club


Third Thursday of the Month on Zoom @ 1 pm

The world is your bookshelf.  We meet monthly to read and discuss a variety of excellent, sometimes obscure, fiction in English translation from around the world. 

Free; Registration requested. Zoom link/password provided at registration.

A free PDF of the books Blue Jewellery (Oct. 15th) and Maryam: Keeper of Stories (Dec. 17) are available upon request. Register for the discussion and then send an email request to Isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org.


October 15 – Blue Jewellery (tr. from German) by Katharina Winkler


November 19 – Woman at 1,000 Degrees (tr. from Icelandic) by Hallgrimur Helgason

December 17 – The Discomfort of Evening (tr. from Dutch) by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld – Winner: International Booker Prize 2020


January 21, 2021 – House on Endless Waters (tr. from Hebrew) by Emuna Elon

February 18 – Tender is the Flesh (tr. from Spanish) by Agustina Bazterrica


March 18 – Breasts and Eggs (tr. from Japanese) by Mieko Kawakami


April 15 – Serenade for Nadia (tr. from Turkish) by Zulfu Livaneli


May 20 – Maryam: Keeper of Stories (tr. from Arabic) by Alawiya Sobh


Participants are responsible for acquiring their own reading copies. Most of the books are available in print and digital formats from Delray Beach Public Library, Overdrive, or Cloud Library.


Free; Registration encouraged but not required.

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