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Kasia Kowalczyk

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The 2019 National Book Awards for Translated Literature - longlist

All you need to know about this year’s National Book Awards for translated literature

The New Yorker has just announced the 2019 National Book Awards longlist for Translated Literature. Read on to find out who will be competing for the prestigious title.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 19, 2019
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Best translated books - 2019 list

Here are our top 10 picks for world literature books to read in 2019

Want to explore something new in literature? Try these brilliant translated books from recent months plus a few you may have missed.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 19, 2019
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One-sentence book

This 1,000-page literary experiment with only one sentence reads extremely well

One book. One sentence, broken only a couple of times. Ranging nearly a 1,000 pages, it’s an outstanding story about contemporary American angst.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 12, 2019
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Cafe Nowa Cracow, Night of Bookstores

The first Night of Bookstores takes place in Poland later this month

September 20th will be the perfect Friday night for Polish book lovers.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 11, 2019
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Eary app for listening Spotify audiobooks on iPad and iPhone

Eary iOS app makes listening to audiobooks on Spotify way easier

This free app for iPad and iPhone lets you listen to audiobooks on Spotify without all the fuss.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 10, 2019
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Reading the City book recommendation tool

This fun tool will give you a book recommendation about your next travel destination

Ditch your travel guide and grab a book instead – ‘Reading the City’ tool suggests book recommendations set in specific cities that most accurately convey their unique atmosphere.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 9, 2019
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Best cities for book lovers around the world, according to numbers

The best cities in the world for book lovers, according to numbers

Read on to find out which cities pride themselves on the biggest number of libraries and bookstores per capita, in which libraries loan the most books, and what are some of the most popular libraries in the world.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 6, 2019
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Best short stories 2019

Most interesting short story collections to read in 2019

Looking for a quick read? This handy list comprises 13 most interesting new short story and anthology releases based on customer and critics reviews, popularity, and our own taste.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on September 3, 2019
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Bookworm Cabin in Poland - outside

This cozy wooden cabin is every book lover’s dream weekend getaway destination

This July, Poland has introduced its first bookworm cabin nearby Adelin village – and it is guaranteed to make every book lover’s jaw drop.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on August 29, 2019
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Youngest librarian in India

Meet the 12-year-old girl who runs a free library in India

India’s youngest librarian Yashoda D Shenoy strives to give free access to books to children from low-income backgrounds who would otherwise not be able to become members.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on July 26, 2019
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