Books I Have Read (By Country/Culture)

This is a list of books I have read by country/continent/culture.  There are a few overlaps for books that take place in more than one country.  I am sure I am missing a few, as I have noticed my books on Goodreads are not all tagged properly, but I will continue to update.  

Last updated: April 6, 2014


AFRICA
CONGO
~The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
~Scared: A Novel on the Edge of the World by Tom Davis

EGYPT
~Cleopatra Ascending by Maureen Lipinski
~Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran
~The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
~Nefertiti by Michelle Moran
~Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life by Sir Wallis Budge

IVORY COAST
~Aya by Marguerite Abouet

NIGERIA
~Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
~A Worthy Legacy by Tomi Akinyanmi

SIERRA LEONE
~A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
~Notes from My Travels by Angelina Jolie


ASIA
AFGHANISTAN
~The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad
~A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

CAMBODIA
~Notes from My Travels by Angelina Jolie

CHINA
~Thousand Pieces of Gold by Ruthanne Lum McCunn (briefly)
~Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
~Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

INDIA
~The Dowry Bride by Shobhan Bantwal
~Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
~A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
~Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
~Life of Pi by Yann Martel
~Little Women in India by Jane Nardin
~A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
~Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
~The Unexpected Son by Shobhan Bantwal

JAPAN
~Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
~Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro
~Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
~Princess Masako: Prisoner to the Chrysanthemum Throne by Ben Hills
~The Tale of Genji by Lady Murasaki 

KOREA
~The Color of Earth by Kim Dong Hwa

MONGOLIA
~The Grip of God (The Tiger & the Dove #1) by Rebecca Hazell

NEPAL
~Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

PAKISTAN
~Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan by Ali Eteraz
~Notes from My Travels by Angelina Jolie
~The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji

RUSSIA
~The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander

SRI LANKA
~A Disobedient Girl by Ru Freeman


AUSTRALIA/INDONESIA/OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA


BALI

~Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

NEW ZEALAND
~The Wives of Henry Oades by Johanna Moran

PACIFIC ISLANDS
~On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves


CENTRAL AMERICA/CARIBBEAN

ANTIGUA
~Oh, Gad! by Joanne C. Hillhouse

CUBA
~To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
~The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist by Margarita Engle


EUROPE

DENMARK
~Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

ENGLAND
~Atonement by Ian McEwan
~A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
~Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
~The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
~Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
~Lady Chatteley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence
~A Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections by James Edward Austen-Leigh
~A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
~Othello by William Shakespeare
~Persuasion by Jane Austen
~Possession by A.S. Byatt
~Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
~The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
~Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge by Eleanor Herman
~The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot
~Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
~The Witch Queen's Secret by Anne Elliott


FRANCE
~The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
~Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
~The Second Empress: A Novel of Napoleon's Court by Michelle Moran
~The Secret Life of Josephine: Napoleon's Bird of Paradise by Carolly Erickson
~The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot

GERMANY
~The Woman Who Heard Color by Kelly Jones

IRELAND
~Hush: An Irish Princess' Tale by Donna Jo Napoli

ITALY
~The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
~Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
~I'm Not Scared by Niccolo Ammaniti
~The Italian Lover by Robert Hellenga
~Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
~The Reincarnationist by M.J. Rose
~Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

NETHERLANDS
~The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss
POLAND
~The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

SWEDEN
~The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
~The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

SWITZERLAND
~Heidi by Johanna Spyri


MIDDLE EAST

IRAN
~The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
~Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

TURKEY
~The Virgin's Knot by Holly Payne


NORTH AMERICA (Other than U.S.)
CANADA
~Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
~Mercury by Hope Larson

MEXICO
~Frida's Bed by Slavenka Drakulic


SOUTH AMERICA

BRAZIL
~The Partner by John Grisham

CHILE
~Alive by Piers Paul Read
~Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

COLOMBIA
~Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

ECUADOR
~Notes from My Travels by Angelina Jolie



CULTURES

APACHE
~Blood Fugue (Moonsongs #1) by E.J. Wesley
~Witch's Nocturne (Moonsongs #2) by E.J. Wesley

CREOLE/CAJUN
~Will O' the Wisp by Tom Hammock

HAWAIIAN
~Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
~Blood Orchids by Toby Neal

JEWISH
~The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
~The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
~The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss

NAVAJO
~The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing by Lori Alvord

1 comment:

  1. I love this list as well, i'll definitely be snagging some titles to help me accomplish my Around the World in 80 books challenge as well. I'm reading Sarah's Key which is set in France.

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