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message 1: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Starting my thread for the 2018 Frequent Flyer challenge! I'll be starting in Canada!


message 2: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12897 comments Welcome to the challenge, Cheryl! Enjoy your journey!


message 3: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Thanks Diane!


message 4: by Cheryl (last edited Jul 09, 2019 03:14PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Frequent Flyer 2018
Summary: 8 Regions, 108 Countries and Territories
* = not UN member/permanent observer states

See where I've visited since November 2017 https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


AFRICA
Algeria: Morituri
Angola: Another Day of Life
Botswana: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Burundi: Small Country
Congo (Republic): Tomorrow I'll be Twenty
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): As The Crow Flies
Egypt: The Queue; The Time and the Place: And Other Stories
Ghana: The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Kenya: The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood
Lesotho: Basali! Stories by and about Women in Lesotho
Liberia: 6 For A Dozen
Libya: The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
Mali: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts
Morocco: Horses of God
Nigeria: Under the Udala Trees; Americanah
Rwanda: Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda
Sierra Leone: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier
Somalia: Getting Somalia Wrong?: Faith, War and Hope in a Shattered State
South Africa: Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
South Sudan: There Is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan
Sudan: The Translator: A Tribesman's Memory of Darfur
Tanzania: Uhuru Street
Tunisia: The Colonizer and the Colonized
Western Sahara*: Western Sahara: Anatomy of a Stalemate?
Zimbabwe: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

ASIA
Afghanistan: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell; The Breadwinner
Armenia: An Armenian Sketchbook
Bhutan: The Dragon's Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan
India: My Kind of Girl
Indonesia: Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Japan: Memoirs of a Geisha
Kazakhstan: The Faculty of Useless Knowledge
Kyrgyzstan: Jamila
Laos: Another Quiet American: Stories Of Life In Laos
Nepal: The City Son
North Korea: Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty; In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
Singapore: Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore
South Korea: Everything Belongs to Us
Sri Lanka: Funny Boy
Tibet*: From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet
Vietnam: The Lotus Eaters

CARIBBEAN
Bahamas: An Evening in Guanima: A Treasury of Folktales from The Bahamas
Barbados: The Star Side of Bird Hill
Cuba: Next Year in Havana
Dominica: Unburnable
Haiti: Comedians
Trinidad and Tobago: The Year in San Fernando

EUROPE
Albania: Chronicle in Stone
Belarus: The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko
Belgium: The coming of Joachim Stiller
Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Cellist of Sarajevo
Denmark: The Danish Girl; The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country
England: Persuasion; All Creatures Great and Small
Finland: The Core of the Sun
France: The French Revolution in a Nutshell
Georgia: Avelum; A Hero of Our Time
Germany: Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
Gibraltar*: Luna Benamor: A novel about Gibraltar
Guernsey*: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Iceland: Out of Thin Air: The True Story of an Impossible Murder in Iceland
Ireland: Angela's Ashes
Italy: A Room with a View
Latvia: Soviet Milk
Macedonia: My Father’s Books
Moldova: The Good Life Elsewhere
Monaco: Loser Takes All
Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace
Norway: A Doll's House
Poland: The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale
Romania: In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond
Russia: The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia; Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets; Eugene Onegin; Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva; Dead Souls;
Scotland: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Serbia: Baltimore
Slovakia: Samko Tále's Cemetery Book
Slovenia: Yugoslavia, My Fatherland
Sweden: A Man Called Ove
Switzerland: Sweet Days of Discipline
Wales: How Green Was My Valley

LATIN AMERICA
Argentina: The Memory Stones
Belize: In Times Like These
Brazil: Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
Chile: Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet
Colombia: News of a Kidnapping
Costa Rica: Cocori
Ecuador: Galápagos
Guyana: Frangipani House
Uruguay: The Truce

MIDDLE EAST
Bahrain: The Pearl Thief
Iran: Rooftops of Tehran; The Complete Persepolis; Strange Times, My Dear: The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature
Iraq: The Gardener of Baghdad 
Israel: The Lemon Tree
Jordan: Snow in Amman: An Anthology of Short Stories from Jordan
Kuwait: The Hidden Light of Objects
Oman: The Turtle of Oman
Palestine: Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
Qatar: The Culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab Media Giant
Saudi Arabia: Under a Crescent Moon: Stories of Arabia
Syria: My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution
Turkey: The Museum of Innocence
Yemen: I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced; A Land without Jasmine


NORTH AMERICA
Canada: The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was; Anne of Green Gables
Greenland*: An African In Greenland
Mexico: The Pearl
United States of America: Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality; Shane; Middlesex; Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic; Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady; Educated

OCEANIA
Australia: The Thorn Birds
Micronesia: Micronesian Blues
Nauru: Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru
Papua New Guinea: New Guinea Moon


message 5: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments The first six books of my Frequent Flyer 2018 challenge!

AFRICA
Lesotho: K. Limakatso Kendall - Basali! Stories by and about Women in Lesotho 05/Jan/2018
Liberia: D. Othniel Forte - 6 For A Dozen 13/Jan/2018
Somalia: Mary Harper - Getting Somalia Wrong?: Faith, War and Hope in a Shattered State 13/Jan/2018

ASIA
Bhutan: Bunty Avieson - The Dragon's Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan 06/Jan/2018

MIDDLE EAST
Saudi Arabia: Julia Juwairiah Simpson-Urrutia - Under a Crescent Moon: Stories of Arabia 07/Jan/2018

NORTH AMERICA
Canada: Chantal Hébert - The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was 02/Jan/2018


message 6: by Cheryl (last edited Jan 25, 2018 04:21PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 7. Asia, Laos: Brett Dakin - Another Quiet American: Stories Of Life In Laos 19/Jan/2018
8. Middle East, Bahrain: Noor Al Noaimi - The Pearl Thief 20/Jan/2018
9. Oceania, Australia: Colleen McCullough - The Thorn Birds 20/Jan/2018


message 7: by Cheryl (last edited Jan 25, 2018 06:08PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 10. Oceania, Micronesia: Bryan Vila, Cynthia Morris - Micronesian Blues 25/Jan/2018


message 8: by Cheryl (last edited Feb 10, 2018 06:14PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 11. Asia, Kazakhstan: Yury Dombrovsky - The Faculty of Useless Knowledge 30/Jan/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 12. Middle East, Qatar: Mohamed Zayani - The Culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab Media Giant 03/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 13. North America, United States of America: Debbie Cenziper - Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality 06/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 14. Asia, Armenia: Vasily Grossman - An Armenian Sketchbook 10/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 15. Latin America, Belize: Zee Edgell - In Times Like These 11/Feb/2018


message 13: by Cheryl (last edited Feb 13, 2018 04:00AM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 16. Europe, Gibraltar*: Vicente Blasco Ibáñez - Luna Benamor: A novel about Gibraltar 13/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 17. Africa, Sierra Leone: Ishmael Beah - A Long Way Gone: Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier 16/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 18. Oceania, Papua New Guinea: Kate Constable - New Guinea Moon 17/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 19. Middle East, Iraq: Ahmad Ardalan - The Gardener of Baghdad  20/Feb/2018


message 17: by Cheryl (last edited Feb 24, 2018 01:12AM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 20. Africa, Zimbabwe: Peter Godwin - When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa 23/Feb/2018


message 18: by Cheryl (last edited Feb 25, 2018 10:28AM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 21. Caribbean, Cuba: Chanel Cleeton - Next Year in Havana 25/Feb/2018

The eighth region of my 2018 Frequent Flyer challenge!


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Cheryl | 861 comments 22. Africa, Angola: Ryszard Kapuściński - Another Day of Life 27/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 23. Europe, Italy: E.M. Forster - A Room with a View 28/Feb/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 24. Europe, Slovakia: Daniela Kapitáňová - Samko Tále's Cemetery Book 02/Mar/18


message 22: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Diane, sorry to bother you. On the Readerboard, I am listed as having visited 7 regions for the 2018 Circumnavigator challenge. By my count, I have visited 8. Would it be possible to change my listing to 8 next time you update the list? Many thanks!


message 23: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12897 comments Cheryl wrote: "Diane, sorry to bother you. On the Readerboard, I am listed as having visited 7 regions for the 2018 Circumnavigator challenge. By my count, I have visited 8. Would it be possible to change my list..."

Sorry about that. I will change it.


message 24: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Diane wrote: "Cheryl wrote: "Diane, sorry to bother you. On the Readerboard, I am listed as having visited 7 regions for the 2018 Circumnavigator challenge. By my count, I have visited 8. Would it be possible to..."

Thank you Diane!


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Cheryl | 861 comments 25. Middle East, Turkey: Orhan Pamuk - The Museum of Innocence 13/Mar/2018


message 26: by Cheryl (last edited Mar 16, 2018 05:05PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 26. Middle East, Jordan: Ibtihal Mahmood - Snow in Amman: An Anthology of Short Stories from Jordan 15/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 27. Europe, Russia: Orlando Figes - The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia 16/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 28. Africa, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): Véronique Tadjo - As The Crow Flies 17/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 29. Oceania, Nauru: Madeline Gleeson - Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru 22/Mar/2018

Parts of the book are set in Papua New Guinea (Manus)


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Cheryl | 861 comments 30. Middle East, Kuwait: Mai Al-Nakib - The Hidden Light of Objects 24/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 31. Middle East, Yemen: Nujood Ali, Delphine Minoui - I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced 25/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 32. Middle East, Iran: Mahbod Seraji - Rooftops of Tehran 30/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 33. Europe, Ireland: Frank McCourt - Angela's Ashes 04/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 34. Latin America, Brazil: Jorge Amado - Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon 06/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 35. Africa, South Sudan: Nyuol Lueth Tong (Editor) - There Is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan 07/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 36. Africa, Sudan: Daoud Hari - The Translator: A Tribesman's Memory of Darfur 07/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 37. Latin America, Uruguay: Mario Benedetti - The Truce 10/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 38. Latin America, Chile: Pamela Constable and Arturo Valenzuela - Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet 14/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 39. Latin America, Argentina: Caroline Brothers - The Memory Stones 16/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 40. North America, Mexico: John Steinbeck - The Pearl 20/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 41. Africa, Egypt: Basma Abdel Aziz - The Queue 21/Apr/2018


message 42: by Cheryl (last edited Apr 21, 2018 03:48PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 42. Europe, Northern Ireland: Feargal Cochrane - Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace 21/Apr/2018


message 43: by Cheryl (last edited Apr 22, 2018 06:57AM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments A book I read last month but didn't record at the time:

43. Europe, Serbia: Jelena Lengold - Baltimore 03/Mar/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 44. Middle East, Oman: Naomi Shihab Nye - The Turtle of Oman 24/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 45. Middle East, Syria: Diana Darke - My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution 28/Apr/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 46. Europe, Poland: Art Spiegelman - The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale 02/May/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 47. Asia, Vietnam: Tatjana Soli - The Lotus Eaters - 02/May/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 48. Africa, Morocco: Mahi Binebine - Horses of God 04/May/2018


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Cheryl | 861 comments 49. Europe, England: Jane Austen - Persuasion 04/May/2018


message 50: by Cheryl (last edited May 11, 2018 02:55PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments 50. Asia, Kyrgyzstan: Chingiz Aitmatov - Jamila 06/May/2018


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