Women of the World

We will be reading literary books by women from all over the world, whether originally written in English, or translated from another language. Join us to discover, and discuss the work of, many wonderful female authors. Everyone is welcome!

We also have a Reading Challenge, the idea of which is to read one book from every country in the world over an extended period of time. The books can be either set in the country, or by an author born in that country. All of the authors must be female, or id
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Heat and Dust
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Start date
November 1, 2019
Finish date
November 30, 2019
Why we're reading this
A novel which promises to explore the intersection between Indian and British culture.
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* Important Announcement
By Kirsty · 7 posts · 28 views
last updated Aug 29, 2019 10:48AM
* Introductions Thread
By Kirsty · 55 posts · 87 views
last updated Jul 24, 2019 05:25AM
General Chat
By Kirsty · 35 posts · 26 views
last updated Nov 18, 2019 02:56PM
Saying Goodbye
By Kirsty · 9 posts · 25 views
last updated Nov 11, 2019 07:13AM
Suggestions for Improvements
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last updated Apr 24, 2019 01:42AM
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* Monthly Authors: 2019
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* Book List: 2019
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last updated Dec 13, 2018 01:47AM
November 2019: Mildred Walker
By Kirsty · 4 posts · 6 views
last updated Nov 28, 2019 02:41PM
October 2019: Helen Humphreys
By Kirsty · 10 posts · 10 views
last updated Nov 24, 2019 12:58PM
November 2019: 'Heat and Dust' by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
By Kirsty · 2 posts · 4 views
last updated Nov 04, 2019 03:30AM
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* Book Recommendations Thread
By Kirsty · 6 posts · 16 views
last updated May 21, 2019 01:02PM
* What Are You Reading?
By Kirsty · 159 posts · 62 views
last updated Oct 23, 2019 11:54AM
2020 Group Reads
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Monthly TBRs
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last updated May 31, 2019 07:05AM
Women in Translation Month: Challenge
By Kirsty · 6 posts · 15 views
last updated May 30, 2019 05:37AM
* Women Around the World Reading Challenge: Rules
By Kirsty · 1 post · 22 views
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* Resources
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* Reading Challenge: Questions
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Kirsty's Reading Challenge
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Carrie's Reading Challenge
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* Rules
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last updated Dec 03, 2018 03:31AM
Furrowed Middlebrow: British and Irish Writers of Fiction, 1910-1960
By Kirsty · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Jan 25, 2019 01:59AM
Huff Post: '21 Books That Every Woman Should Read'
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