Reading Around the Globe: Wesley in Belgium

“Our libraries offer a great variety of books in Dutch, but also in other languages like English, French, and German. Usually I’m able to find the books I want, especially in the bigger libraries.”

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Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series here on the series master post.

  1. What is your name? Wesley
  2. Blog URL? www.outsidersandmisfits.com
  3. Twitter handle? @O_and_M_Blog
  4. Where do you live? Belgium
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Reading Around the Globe: Nandini in India

“Generally speaking, there is a culture of reading in India, but it is steeped in a lot of problems of access and privilege.”

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Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series here on the series master post.

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Reading Around the Globe: Jen in Wales

“I would like to see more books by international authors. I just finished reading a book translated from Spanish by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (I’m a huge fan of his books). I wonder if language is also a barrier, we need more books translated into more languages so we can read them.”

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Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series here on the series master post.

  1. What is your name? Jen
  2. Where do you blog? Bookworm Jen Blog
  3. Twitter handle? @Jen_wales
  4. Where do you live? Wales
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Reading Around the Globe: DB in South Africa

“We’re more of a sport town. But if I think about South Africa as a whole, there’s a lot of focus on South African authors – mostly in the children’s genre and in the general fiction/non-fiction genre. Which I think is great, that we do need that type of writing, but I would like more.”

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Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series here on the series master post.

  1. What is your name? DB
  2. Where do you blog? DB’s Guide to the Galaxy
  3. Twitter handle? @guidetogalaxy13
  4. Where do you live? South Africa (about an hour’s drive from Cape Town).
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Reading Around the Globe: Julie in Norway

“We also have a concept called Bookbus where several libraries fill buses with books to drive out to the population.”

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Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series here on the series master post.

  1. What is your name? Julie
  2. Blog URL? Julie has a Booktube channel!
  3. Twitter handle? @StrixAlucoBooks
  4. Where do you live? One hour from Oslo, Norway
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