Unreadable Books: No One Can Pronounce My Name

by Rakesh Satyal

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THERE ARE NO “MUST-READS” WHEN YOU CAN’T READ

1 in 5 adult New Yorkers are functionally illiterate. We created Unreadable Books to put you in the shoes of the 20% who can’t read. Books from 12 authors have had their titles scrambled so readers can feel what it’s like when reading is a struggle.

You can find these books in two New York City bookstores:

McNally Jackson 
76 N 4th St Unit G, Brooklyn, NY 11249


The Mysterious Bookshop
1099, 58 Warren St, New York, NY 10007


When you see these books, please share them on your social media to raise awareness about adult illiteracy. Take a photo of the book and share with #UnreadableBooks and @litpartners.


Donate to End Adult Illiteracy

-Text LITERACY to 44-321
-Donate directly at literacypartners.org.

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