A Reading List from our Readers

By Wasafiri Editor on January 1, 2017 in Articles

We asked our readers on social media to let us know what they’ll be reading during the festive break. This is their list:

@Ovid42 will be reading:

The Travels of Ibn Battuta by Ibn Battuta
Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize Anthologies
From England with Love by Kalidas Desai

@matriarkheia will be reading:

Mutiny by Lindsey Collen

@ayaobatala will be reading

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

@SamanthazCox will be reading:

Trans by Juliet Jacques
Arab of the Future Part 2 by Riad Sattouf

‏@RuthSutoye will be reading:

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseni

@hanariaz will be reading:

The Bone Readers by Jacob Ross

@Saltounite will be reading:

Granta: The F Word edition
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

@shadow_heroes will be reading:

Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo
The Chosen by Chaim Potok

@odetoblack will be reading:

Swing Time by Zadie Smith
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

@jeff_lyn will be reading:

Macunamia by Mario de Andrade

@anafletchles will be reading:

The Return by Hisham Matar
A Cupboard Full of Coats by Yvette Edwards
The Past by Tessa Hadley

‏@SofiaAatkar will be reading

The Architect’s Apprentice by Elif Shafak

‏@cg_menon will be reading:

Growing Up In Trengganu by Awang Goneng

@mido_mosata will be reading:

The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
The Scattering by Lauri Kubuitsile

Louise H. will be reading:

The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Anna D.V. will be reading:

Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo
Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

Louise H. will be reading:

A Snow Garden by Rachel Joyce

Priya G. will be reading:

The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla (ed.)

Each reader will be entered into a prize draw to win all four Wasafiri issues published in 2016.