Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.
In this week’s continuation of Travel By the Book, Stacie Berdan explores two millennia of Rome, guided by histories, novels, biographies, and the art of the city itself.
Throughout the summer, the Concordia Language Villages team will be reviewing books from the New York Times’ list of “Globetrotting” new releases in 2019. This week, we review Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Let’s Tell This Story Properly and Humayun Azad’s I Remember Abbu.
This week, John Davis takes usto Warsaw, Poland, and into the mysterious Wen Club: a regular gathering of English speakers and learners that outlasted the Communist government and its interdictions against all things Western.
Here are good reads from around the globe exploring the riches of (and challenges faced by) indigenous languages, in honor of 2019 being declared the Year of Indigenous Languages by the United Nations.