Cultural

Cultural refers to books that depict a place or time and its culture.

We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya, #1)
With the Fire on High
Disappearing Earth
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
Resistance Women
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors
The Daughter's Tale
There's Something About Sweetie
Somewhere Only We Know
Other Words for Home
Let Me Hear a Rhyme
Don't Date Rosa Santos
The Satapur Moonstone (Perveen Mistry, #2)
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us
Home Remedies
With the Fire on High
Searching for Sylvie Lee
The Night Tiger
Paper Wife
When All Is Said
El murmullo de las abejas
The Home for Unwanted Girls
The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator
The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters
Women Talking
One Indian Girl
The House Between Tides
Disappearing Earth
As Good as True
The Daughter's Tale
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverCutting for Stone by Abraham   VerghesePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fictitious Africa
404 books — 226 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakLife of Pi by Yann Martel
Foreign Lands
2,104 books — 2,333 voters

The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen CorasantiMornings in Jenin by Susan AbulhawaGaza Writes Back by Refaat AlareerThe Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan PappéFast Times in Palestine by Pamela J. Olson
Books on the Israel Palestine Conflict
279 books — 626 voters
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerUnder the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
Best Traveling Vicariously
1,604 books — 1,426 voters

Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz RyanMufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeThe Name Jar by Yangsook ChoiThe Sandwich Swap by Rania Al-AbdullahThe Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Best Multicultural Books for Children
424 books — 279 voters
Efrén Divided by Ernesto CisnerosHarley in the Sky by Akemi Dawn BowmanA Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. BrownWicked As You Wish by Rin ChupecoDon't Read the Comments by Eric  Smith
2020 YA/MG Books With POC Leads
136 books — 152 voters

The Kite Runner
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Esperanza Rising
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
The Joy Luck Club
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Inside Out & Back Again
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Americanah

Peter Ustinov
I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine.
Peter Ustinov

Naomi Wolf
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