J-1 Summer Book Club

Your Go-J1 team invites you to participate in our Summer Book Club!


Pick up a good read on cultural exchange or American culture and history.

We will start with our first recommendations in June, so stay tuned!

Our first pick for June: "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue

Our first summer read for the month of June was recommended by your case manager Sarah Diehl.

Sarah picked Imbolo Mbue's debut novel "Behold the Dreamers" from 2016 (published Random House)


Here's a snapshot of what the book is about:

A family from Cameroon find their American dream tied to the success or failure of the wealthy Edwards family, who are on the brink of loosing it all in the 2008 financial crisis. This novel tells a unique immigrant story about how much you'd risk to make it in New York.