Reading Groups

And Other Stories reading groups have been instrumental in unearthing a number of great books to publish in English. Each reading group has thrown up one or two books we are seriously considering as titles we could publish. Call it a book club or reading group – it’s about the same thing: the pleasure of a good talk about some hotly tipped books.

This Publishing Perspectives article from 2012 provides a great overview of what our reading groups are about.

Contribute to one of our upcoming reading groups:

We are keen to run more groups in 2015 and 2016. Current reading groups in the pipeline include Polish and Francophone African. If you would like to be  a reader in a group – or would like to suggest an as yet untranslated contemporary work of fiction – email us at reading@andotherstories.org

2014 Reading Groups

2013 Reading Groups

2012 Reading Groups

2011 Reading Groups

Summer 2010 Reading Groups

For the summer months of 2010, there were online discussion groups (on the literary social network site Goodreads) for Spanish-language and Lithuanian fiction.

Winter 2010 Reading Groups

Portuguese-language Reading Group with books by João Paulo Cuenca, Rodrigo Lacerda, Raduan Nassar and Dulce Maria Cardos.

Latin American Spanish-language Reading Group with books by Guadelupe Nettel, Norma Lazo, Andres Neuman, Carlos Gamerro, Victoria de Stefano and Ricardo Waale.

German-language Reading Group with books by Anne Weber, Gabriele Petricek, Susann Pásztor and Katharina Hacker.

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