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_1_ English journalist Ann Morgan realised that most of the books she read were by British and American authors, she decided to set herself a challenge: she would _2_ to read a book from every country in the world in English.

After creating a blog and promoting her mission on social media, she asked _3_ from around the world to recommend the books she should read.

_4_ only 3 percent of the books published in the UK every year are translations, Ann Morgan believes British people are limited by the type of books available to them.

One of her main challenges was getting English translations of books from small countries like Andorra, or Mozambique _5_ books in English are hard to find. Luckily for Ann, supporters from her blog sent her books from around the world and even went to the _6_ of translating short stories for her!

The first book on her list was The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, who she chose to represent Afghanistan.

See Ann's full reading list here.

Which book would you recommend from your country?

As English learners, do you ever read books in English?

Do you read books by authors from foreign countries?

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