Envision a day, when bookworms, young and old souls, fast-paced and slow readers, mystery-junkies or passionate romantics, come together to celebrate books. Well, that day is the sixth of September, it is national Read a Book day!
We encourage all readers to not celebrate this day alone. Share the experience by reading aloud to a friend or loved one. Traipse through the aisles of your local library with a loyal confidant. Join a book club and share notes. Together, you can delight it the written word and have conversations about your feelings or opinions. Truth be told, humans learn by listening.
We wanted to share a couple of titles we publish at the University of North Georgia Press in case you were looking for something to read on this day.
Bombay in the Age of Disco by Tinaz Pavri, PhD.
The novel Bombay in the Age of Disco serves as a personal and significant memoir of one young girl’s unremitting aspirations and experiences in a newly transformed city, Bombay. Follow her personal growth in the dazzling novel. For more information, click here.
Travels in Greenland by Quentin Falk.
Author, Quentin Falk examines all aspects of Graham Greene’s impact in the realm of film in this thorough novel. Delve into the mind of Greene and become immersed in two of his newest film adaptations. For more information, click here.
Over the Top by Arthur Guy Empey.
Over the Top is a compilation of Arthur Guy Empey’s experiences in World War I. The novel quickly became a best-seller after the United States declared war on Germany and the Central Powers. Follow one soldier’s enlightening and sometimes gruesome experiences in an event that most do not have to endure. For more information, click here.
If you don’t want to buy a book, rent one from your local library or borrow from a friend or relative. There are also several free books online. However, if you are interested in purchasing any of these titles or would like to browse our other novels at the UNG Press, click the link here.
However you choose to spend your day, make sure it is with a book.
What are you planning on reading? Share your personal favorites in the comments below, you never know who you could inspire!