Books for Cultural Diversity: April’s Picks

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April is National Poetry Month, so why not spend some time reading poems? We’ve pulled together a list of poetry books that range from translations of classic epics to contemporary voices.   Inferno by Dante, Translated by Henry W. … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: March’s Picks

Book Round up March is Women’s History Month (and International Women’s Day is March 8), so we’ve gathered a reading list of wonderful books by and about women. From childhood to adulthood, fiction to nonfiction, cooking to social commentary, we’re covering it all. … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: November’s Picks

546x350_02_books Language and culture go hand-in-hand, and there is no better (or more cost-effective) way to experience a new culture, language, or world than by reading a book. Whether you like books by internationally-translated authors, books set in other countries, or … Continue reading

Reflections on Language from In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

JhumpaBlogImage In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri recounts a novel experiment in language learning. Driven by her long-standing passion for the Italian language, the bilingual Bengali-English speaking author moves to Rome with her family and completely immerses herself in the language: … Continue reading