For July’s Babbel Book Club pick, we’re jumping to nonfiction. This month’s book looks at the human stories behind one of the strangest sporting events in history: Adolf Hitler’s Olympic Games.
The World Goes On is a far cry from most modern Western novels and provides a worldview that is very different from the ordinary. This makes it a perfect first pick for our Babbel Book Club.
Elaine Castillo’s debut novel is a touching story about a Filipino-American family, and it doesn’t shy away from using the character’s native languages.
Yoko Tawada’s most recent book that was translated into English is about three generations of polar bears who struggle with language barriers and fitting in.
Acclaimed English-language novelist Jhumpa Lahiri now writes entirely in Italian, and her new book is a passionate defense of her decision.