The Best Books To Read This Month

American author Neil Gaiman once said that “A book is dream that you hold in your hand.” We, here at The Singapore Women’s Weekly, are always on the lookout for our next great read. Something that pulls at our heartstrings, gives us thrills and immerses us into different worlds.

This year to mark the 50th anniversary of UNESCO‘s International Literacy Day, we have curated a selection of must-read books for you, your friends and your family to enjoy for the month of September.

International Literacy Day 2016 celebrates and honours the past five decades of national and international engagement, efforts and progress made to increase literacy rates around the world. It also addresses current challenges and looks to innovative solutions to further boost literacy in the future.

So to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies, read on to find out what our best books for the month are: