New Zealand: The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera

As part of my indigenous authors project I picked The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera, a gay Maori author, and I am so glad that I did because this was a really wonderful book! The Uncle’s Story follows Michael Mahana, a young Maori artist, who returns home to Gisborne before his sister’s wedding to come…… Continue reading New Zealand: The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera

Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

So initially when I read this I wasn’t going to review it on here because its a graphic novel and I genuinely haven’t a clue as to how one goes about reviewing graphic novels in written form. However, I am counting Iran as a country I’ve read from this year so I feel I owe…… Continue reading Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

March Reading Plans: East Asia

Hi guys! I don’t generally do to be read lists on a monthly basis but I have wanted to focus my read the world project reading a little bit more so I’ve decided to see how picking a region to read from for the month will suit me. In March I’ll be focused on books…… Continue reading March Reading Plans: East Asia

Cuba: A Planet for Rent by Yoss

Oh dear, where to begin? I’m almost nervous to review this because this book and I did NOT get on. Will we start by saying that yes Yoss is the author’s full name? Like Madonna, Yoss has no need of a surname. Also worth noting before we begin is that this is a translated science…… Continue reading Cuba: A Planet for Rent by Yoss

Help Clarisse Help You to Read the World

In a break from regular blog posts today I want to quickly ask you to do me a favour. One of my good friends from booktube needs a hand. Clarisse from Clarisse Reads is part of a start up competition where she and some of her friends’ idea is to create a subscription box with books…… Continue reading Help Clarisse Help You to Read the World

United States: If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth

I know I specifically mentioned in the about section of this blog that Read the World Project would not be focussed on reviewing books by American or English authors and I’m not departing from that sentiment all together. I still don’t intend to review many books by authors from these countries, however, I do want…… Continue reading United States: If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth