Reading Around the Globe: Kat in Japan

“People read on the train, at home, in the park, and even while standing around in convenience stores. Here’s a fun fact for you: there’s an adult literacy rate of 99% in Japan.”

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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 and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

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Reading Around the Globe: Olly in England

“There has been a trend this year in the UK of local authorities closing libraries to cut costs.”

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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 and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

  1. What is your name? Olly Clarke
  2. Blog URL? Crimonlly
  3. Twitter handle? @whatmeworry
  4. Where do you live? England

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Reading Around the Globe: Taasia in Singapore

“The government has established an absolutely fantastic national library system. There are so many libraries around Singapore, and every little detail is made easy and convenient. Their backlist titles are very impressive, but new releases take quite a few months to arrive, and sometimes they don’t come at all.”

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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 and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

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Reading Around the Globe: Marie in France

“There are libraries where I live, small ones and bigger ones, but given that I live in France, most of the books there are in my native language. The selection of books available in English in the library closest to me consists of, most likely 20 books, tops and these are mostly classics, with a Harry Potter copy thrown in..”

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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 and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

  1. What is your name? Marie
  2. Blog URL? Drizzle and Hurricane Books
  3. Twitter handle? @dh_books
  4. Where do you live? I live in a small town in France πŸ™‚

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Reading Around the Globe: Annie in Rwanda

“There’s this one public library in Kigali, the biggest of them all, it has got a wide range of books from locally published ones to international bestsellers. Sometimes it’s challenging to find the books you want but that’s been easy now that you can order them online.”

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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 and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

  1. What is your name? Annie
  2. Blog URL? The Sunflower Bookshelf
  3. Twitter handle? @sunflowerreader
  4. Where do you live? Kigali, Rwanda
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