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message 1: by Amy (last edited Dec 28, 2018 05:34AM) (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Countries visited: 139/80

Antarctica
Alone on the Ice by David Roberts (Antarctica) 3/12/18

Africa
Justine by Lawrence Durrell (Egypt) 1/29/18
Zoo Story by Thomas French (Swaziland) 2/13/18
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba (Malawi) 2/24/18
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (South Africa) 3/6/18
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Nigeria) 3/20/18
The Informationist by Taylor Stevens (Equatorial Guinea) 3/23/18
The Plague by Albert Camus (Algeria) 3/31/18
Without a Name and Under the Tongue by Yvonne Vera (Zimbabwe) 4/9/18
History and Culture of Benin Republic by Sampson Jerry (Benin) 5/1/18
The Emperor and the Elephants by Richard W. Carroll (Central African Republic) 5/8/18
City of Thorns by Ben Rawlence (Kenya) 5/15/18
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Namibia) 5/15/18
Embracing Survival by Dydine Umunyana (Rwanda) 5/19/18
6 For A Dozen by D. Othniel Forte (Liberia) 6/1/18
Zanzibar to Timbuktu by Theodore Dalrymple (Republic of Congo) 6/5/18
King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild (Democratic Republic of Congo) 6/18/18
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Ghana) 6/21/18
Less by Andrew Sean Greer (Morocco) 6/28/18
Golden Bats & Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell (Mauritius) 7/4/18
História, História by Eleanor Stanford (Cape Verde) 7/16/18
The Ringtone and the Drum by Mark Weston (Guinea-Bissau) 7/22/18
Impossible Journey by Michael Asher (Chad) 7/30/18
What Is the What by Dave Eggers (South Sudan) 8/16/18
Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah (Sierra Leone) 8/20/18
Aya by Marguerite Abouet (Cote D'Ivoire) 9/3/18
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari by Dorothy Gilman (Zambia) 10/7/18
A Certain Curve of Horn by John Frederick Walker (Angola) 10/21/18
Sitwe Joseph Goes to School by Twesigwe Jackson Kaguri (Uganda) 11/4/18
For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming (Seychelles) 11/24/18
Roots by Alex Haley (Gambia) 12/2/18
An Army at Dawnby Rick Atkinson (Tunisia) 12/7/18
Death in Zanzibar by M.M. Kaye (Tanzania) 12/25/18
Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman by Malidoma Patrice Some (Burkina Faso) 12/28/18

Asia
When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi (Afghanistan) 1/9/18
Daughters of the River Huong by Uyen Nicole Duong (Vietnam) 2/5/18
Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II by George MacDonald Fraser (Myanmar) 2/24/18
Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup (India) 2/28/18
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices by Xinran (China) 3/9/18
Couleur de peau : miel, Tome 1 (English title: Approved for Adoption) by Jung (South Korea) 3/10/18
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer (Tibet) 4/3/18
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (North Korea) 4/23/18
Green Island by Shawna Yang Ryan (Taiwan) 4/26/18
Neuromancer by William Gibson (Japan) 5/4/18
Murderers in Mausoleums: Riding the Back Roads of Empire Between Moscow and Beijing by Jeffrey Tayler (Kazakhstan) 5/31/18
Forgotten Fire by Adam Bagdasarian (Armenia) 7/13/18
Red Memories: A Novel by Ali Damirzade (Azerbaijan) 8/5/18
Le tigri di Mompracem by Emilio Salgari (Malaysia) 8/24/18
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded by Simon Winchester (Indonesia) 10/9/18
Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo (Thailand) 10/25/18
A Man Was Going Down the Road by Otar Chiladze (Georgia) 11/1/18
The Cuckoo and the Pigeon: A Collection of folktales from Bhutan by Ngawang Phuntsho (Bhutan) 11/14/18
Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (Sri Lanka) 11/20/18
Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirsten Chen (Hong Kong) 11/22/18
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson (Pakistan) 11/28/18
Dogeaters Jessica Hagedorn (Philippines) 12/19/18

Caribbean
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle (Cuba) 3/15/18
The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century by Martha Hodes (Cayman Islands) 3/19/18
Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming (Jamaica) 4/18/18
21: The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago (Puerto Rico) 5/6/18
'Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-Sharma (Trinidad & Tobago) 5/10/18
An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude by Ann Vanderhoof (Grenada) 6/13/18
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier (Bahamas) 6/20/18
Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat (Haiti) 10/13/18
The Moon Is Following Me by Cecil Browne (St. Vincent & Grenadines) 12/5/18


Central & South America
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn (Guyana) 3/5/18
Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast (Guatemala) 3/25/18
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (Peru) 3/26/18
Dying Gasp by Leighton Gage (Brazil) 4/30/18
Tropical Gangsters II: Adventures in Development in the World's Poorest Places by Robert Klitgaard (Bolivia) 5/5/18
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende (Chile) 7/13/18
No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado Del Ruiz by Victoria Bruce (Colombia) 8/12/18
Muchacho, Tome 1 by Emmanuel Lepage (Nicaragua) 9/12/18
Travels With Myself and Another by Martha Gellhorn (Suriname) 9/21/18
The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt (Easter Island) 11/9/18
Faces and Masks by Eduardo Galeano (Uruguay) 12/2/18

Middle East
Black Box by Amos Oz (Israel) 2/24/18
Death in Cyprus by M.M. Kaye (Cyprus) 3/10/18
Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War by Rick Atkinson (Kuwait) 4/15/18
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson (Saudi Arabia) 4/18/18
The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers (Yemen) 5/26/18
A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached (Lebanon) 6/12/18
Refugee by Alan Gratz (Syria) 8/3/18
From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming (Turkey) 9/6/18
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick (Jordan) 9/30/18
A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf (Iran) 10/19/18
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell (Iraq) 11/4/18
The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian (United Arab Emirates) 12/27/18

North America
The Run of His Life : The People versus O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin (USA) 1/3/18
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff (Greenland) 2/6/18
The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire (Canada) 2/28/18
The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau (Mexico) 12/23/18

Europe
Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (Sweden) 1/4/18
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer (England) 1/5/18
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy (Poland) 1/11/18
The Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett (Russia) 1/12/18
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spain) 2/5/18
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh (Wales) 2/8/18
Thoughts From Iceland: A Travelogue Comic by Lonnie Mann (Iceland) 3/10/18
Storm of Steel by Ernst Junger (France) 3/26/18
The Cross by Sigrid Undset (Norway) 4/1/18
Bosnian Chronicle by Ivo Andric (Bosnia) 4/12/18
The Power by Naomi Alderman (Moldova) 4/14/18
Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw (Bulgaria) 4/27/18
The Seamstress by Sara Tuvel Bernstein (Romania) 4/30/18
The Blood Strand by Chris Ould (Faroe Islands) 5/17/18
The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol (Denmark) 5/24/18
Circe by Madeline Miller (Greece) 6/1/18
The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty (Northern Ireland) 6/6/18
Adventures of Sindbad by Gyula Krudy (Hungary) 6/8/18
The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon by Alex Kershaw (Belgium) 6/13/18
The Rose of Sebastopol by Katharine McMahon (Ukraine) 6/24/18
Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia by Sigrid Rausing (Estonia) 6/28/18
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder (Belarus) 7/6/18
The Escape Artist by M.G. Sanchez (Gibraltar) 7/13/18
The Dark Monk by Oliver Potzsch (Germany) 7/21/18
Ironfire by David Ball (Malta) 7/26/18
High Albania: A Victorian Traveller's Balkan Odyssey by Mary Edith Durham (Albania) 9/7/18
Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic (Serbia) 9/28/18
The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores by Diana Marcum (Azores) 10/21/18
Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland by Sorche Nic Leodhas (Scotland) 11/3/18
The Sea by John Banville (Ireland) 11/9/18
Rivers of Babylon by Peter Pistanek (Slovakia) 11/11/18
Scent of Cloves by Norah Lofts (Netherlands) 11/25/18
The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 by Harvey Sachs (Austria) 12/11/18
The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton (Italy) 12/11/18
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera (Czech Republic) 12/12/18
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Ian Fleming (Switzerland) 12/21/18

Oceania, etc.
Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore (Micronesia) FINISHED 1/19/19
Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (Fiji) FINISHED 2/8/18
Coconut Chaos: Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea by Diana Souhami (Pitcairn) FINISHED 3/1/18
The Dry by Jane Harper (Australia) FINISHED 3/14/18
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan (Tonga) FINISHED 4/9/18
Sons for the Return Home by Albert Wendt (New Zealand) FINISHED 5/6/18
Euphoria by Lily King (Papua New Guinea) FINISHED 5/9/18
Micronesian Blues by Cynthia Morris (Palau) FINISHED 5/13/18
Keeper of the Night by Kimberly Willis Holt (Guam) FINISHED 5/18/18
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 by Ian W. Toll (Solomon Islands) 5/23/18
Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island by Peter Rudiak-Gould (Marshall Islands) 11/22/18
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman (French Polynesia) 12/14/18


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

Diane  | 12949 comments Awesome! Glad you will be continuing!


message 3: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My first books of 2018:


North America
The Run of His Life : The People versus O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin (USA) FINISHED 1/3/18

Europe
Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (Sweden) FINISHED 1/4/18


message 4: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Asia
When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi (Afghanistan) FINISHED 1/9/18

Europe
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer (England) FINISHED 1/5/18
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy (Poland) FINISHED 1/11/18
The Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett (Russia) FINISHED 1/12/18


message 5: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments One book this week:


Oceania, etc.
Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore (Micronesia) FINISHED 1/19/19


message 6: by Amy (last edited Feb 02, 2018 12:55PM) (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's book:


Africa
Justine by Lawrence Durrell (Egypt) FINISHED 1/29/18


message 7: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Did a lot of reading and listening this week:


Asia
Daughters of the River Huong by Uyen Nicole Duong (Vietnam) FINISHED 2/5/18

North America
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff (Greenland) FINISHED 2/6/18

Europe
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spain) FINISHED 2/5/18
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh (Wales) FINISHED 2/8/18

Oceania, etc.
Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World (Fiji) by Mark Twain FINISHED 2/8/18


message 8: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Just one this week:


Africa
Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French (Swaziland) FINISHED 2/13/18


message 9: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books I've finished in the past two weeks:

Africa
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba (Malawi) FINISHED 2/24/18

Asia
Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II by George MacDonald Fraser (Myanmar) FINISHED 2/24/18
Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup (India) 2/28/18

Middle East
Black Box by Amos Oz (Israel) FINISHED 2/24/18

North America
The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire (Canada) FINISHED 2/28/18

Oceania, etc.
Coconut Chaos: Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea by Diana Souhami (Pitcairn) FINISHED 3/1/18


message 10: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Two books this week:


Africa
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (South Africa) FINISHED 3/6/18

Central & South America
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn (Guyana) FINISHED 3/5/18


message 11: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Had a productive reading and listening week:


Antarctica
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts (Antarctica) FINISHED 3/12/18

Asia
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices by Xinran (China) FINISHED 3/9/18
Couleur de peau : miel, Tome 1 (English title: Approved for Adoption) by Jung (South Korea) FINISHED 3/10/18

Caribbean
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle (Cuba) FINISHED 3/15/18

Middle East
Death in Cyprus by M.M. Kaye (Cyprus) FINISHED 3/10/18

Europe
Thoughts From Iceland: A Travelogue Comic by Lonnie Mann (Iceland) FINISHED 3/10/18

Oceania, etc.
The Dry by Jane Harper (Australia) FINISHED 3/14/18


message 12: by Amy (last edited Mar 23, 2018 05:50AM) (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Nigeria) FINISHED 3/20/18
The Informationist by Taylor Stevens (Equatorial Guinea) FINISHED 3/23/18

Caribbean
The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century by Martha Hodes (Cayman Islands) FINISHED 3/19/18


message 13: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My books from the last two weeks:


Africa
The Plague by Albert Camus (Algeria) FINISHED 3/31/18

Central & South America
Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast (Guatemala) FINISHED 3/25/18
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (Peru) FINISHED 3/26/18

Europe
Storm of Steel by Ernst Junger (France) FINISHED 3/26/18
The Cross by Sigrid Undset (Norway) FINISHED 4/1/18


message 14: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My books from the past two weeks, plus one I forgot in my previous update:

Africa
Without a Name and Under the Tongue by Yvonne Vera (Zimbabwe) FINISHED 4/9/18

Asia
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer (Tibet) FINISHED 4/3/18

Caribbean
Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming (Jamaica) FINISHED 4/18/18

Middle East
Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War by Rick Atkinson (Kuwait) 4/15/18
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson (Saudi Arabia) 4/18/18

Europe
Bosnian Chronicle by Ivo Andric (Bosnia) FINISHED 4/12/18
The Power by Naomi Alderman (Moldova) FINISHED 4/14/18

Oceania, etc.
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan (Tonga) FINISHED 4/9/18


message 15: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Asia
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (North Korea) FINISHED 4/23/18
Green Island by Shawna Yang Ryan (Taiwan) FINISHED 4/26/18

Europe
Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw (Bulgaria) FINISHED 4/27/18


message 16: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books finished this week:


Africa
History and Culture of Benin Republic: National Economy, Ethnic Relations and history, Religion, Ethnic Cultural differences, Government and leadership. by Sampson Jerry (Benin) FINISHED 5/1/18

Central and South America
Dying Gasp by Leighton Gage (Brazil) 4/30/18

Europe
The Seamstress by Sara Tuvel Bernstein (Romania) FINISHED 4/30/18


message 17: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
The Emperor and the Elephants: A Peace Corps Volunteer's Story of Life During the Late 1970s in the Central African Empire by Richard W. Carroll (Central African Republic) FINISHED 5/8/18

Asia
Neuromancer by William Gibson (Japan) FINISHED 5/4/18

Central and South America
Tropical Gangsters II: Adventures in Development in the World's Poorest Places by Robert Klitgaard (Bolivia) FINISHED 5/5/18

Caribbean
21: The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago (Puerto Rico) FINISHED 5/6/18
'Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-Sharma (Trinidad & Tobago) FINISHED 5/10/18

Oceania, etc.
Sons for the Return Home by Albert Wendt (New Zealand) FINISHED 5/6/18
Euphoria by Lily King (Papua New Guinea) FINISHED 5/9/18


message 18: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Two weeks' worth of books:


Africa
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence (Kenya) FINISHED 5/15/18
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Namibia) FINISHED 5/15/18
Embracing Survival by Dydine Umunyana (Rwanda) FINISHED 5/19/18

Europe
The Blood Strand by Chris Ould (Faroe Islands) FINISHED 5/17/18
The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol (Denmark) FINISHED 5/24/18

Oceania
Micronesian Blues by Cynthia Morris (Palau) FINISHED 5/13/18
Keeper of the Night by Kimberly Willis Holt (Guam) FINISHED 5/18/18
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 by Ian W. Toll (Solomon Islands) FINISHED 5/23/18


message 19: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
6 For A Dozen by D. Othniel Forte (Liberia) 6/1/18

Asia
Murderers in Mausoleums: Riding the Back Roads of Empire Between Moscow and Beijing by Jeffrey Tayler (Kazakhstan) FINISHED 5/31/18

Middle East
The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers (Yemen) FINISHED 5/26/18


message 20: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week I finished:

Africa
Zanzibar to Timbuktu by Theodore Dalrymple (Republic of Congo) 6/5/18

Europe
Circe by Madeline Miller (Greece) FINISHED 6/1/18
The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty (Northern Ireland) FINISHED 6/6/18
Adventures of Sindbad by Gyula Krudy (Hungary) FINISHED 6/8/18


message 21: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:

Caribbean
An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude by Ann Vanderhoof (Grenada) FINISHED 6/13/18

Middle East
A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached (Lebanon) FINISHED 6/12/18

Europe
The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon by Alex Kershaw (Belgium) FINISHED 6/13/18


message 22: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild (Democratic Republic of Congo) FINISHED 6/18/18
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Ghana) FINISHED 6/21/18

Caribbean
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier (Bahamas) FINISHED 6/20/18


message 23: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
Less by Andrew Sean Greer (Morocco) FINISHED 6/28/18

Europe
The Rose of Sebastopol by Katharine McMahon (Ukraine) FINISHED 6/24/18
Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia by Sigrid Rausing (Estonia) 6/28/18


message 24: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12949 comments Congrats on reaching (and exceeding) 80 countries!


message 25: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Thanks!


Just one book this week:

Africa
Golden Bats & Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell (Mauritius) FINISHED 7/4/18


message 26: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Asia
Forgotten Fire by Adam Bagdasarian (Armenia) FINISHED 7/13/18

Europe
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder (Belarus) FINISHED 7/6/18
The Escape Artist by M.G. Sanchez (Gibraltar) FINISHED 7/13/18


message 27: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books finished this week:


Africa
História, História: Two Years in the Cape Verde Islands by Eleanor Stanford (Cape Verde) FINISHED 7/16/18

Central and South America
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende (Chile) FINISHED 7/13/18


message 28: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books from the past two weeks:


Africa
The Ringtone and the Drum: Travels in the World's Poorest Countries by Mark Weston (Guinea-Bissau) FINISHED 7/22/18
Impossible Journey: Two Against The Sahara by Michael Asher (Chad) FINISHED 7/30/18

Middle East
Refugee by Alan Gratz (Syria) FINISHED 8/3/18

Europe
The Dark Monk by Oliver Potzsch (Germany) FINISHED 7/21/18
Ironfire by David Ball (Malta) FINISHED 7/26/18


message 29: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Just one book this week:


Asia
Red Memories: A Novel by Ali Damirzade (Azerbaijan) FINISHED 8/5/18


message 30: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments I finished two books this week:


Africa
What Is the What by Dave Eggers (South Sudan) FINISHED 8/16/18

Central & South America
No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado Del Ruiz by Victoria Bruce (Colombia) FINISHED 8/12/18


message 31: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah (Sierra Leone) FINISHED 8/20/18

Asia
Le tigri di Mompracem by Emilio Salgari (Malaysia) FINISHED 8/24/18


message 32: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My recent books:


Africa
Aya by Marguerite Abouet (Cote D'Ivoire) FINISHED 9/3/18

Middle East
From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming (Turkey) FINISHED 9/6/18

Europe
High Albania: A Victorian Traveller's Balkan Odyssey by Mary Edith Durham (Albania) FINISHED 9/7/18


message 33: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Just one this week:

Muchacho, Tome 1 by Emmanuel Lepage (Nicaragua) FINISHED 9/12/18


message 34: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My latest book:


Central and South America
Travels With Myself and Another by Martha Gellhorn (Suriname) FINISHED 9/21/18


message 35: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books from the past two weeks:

Middle East
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick (Jordan) FINISHED 9/30/18

Europe
Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic (Serbia) FINISHED 9/28/18


message 36: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments My latest:


Africa
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari by Dorothy Gilman (Zambia) FINISHED 10/7/18

Asia
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded by Simon Winchester (Indonesia) FINISHED 10/9/18


message 37: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments One book this week:


Caribbean
Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat (Haiti) FINISHED 10/13/18


message 38: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
A Certain Curve of Horn: The Hundred-Year Quest for the Giant Sable Antelope of Angola by John Frederick Walker (Angola) FINISHED 10/21/18

Asia
Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo (Thailand) FINISHED 10/25/18

Middle East
A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf (Iran) FINISHED 10/19/18

Europe
The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores by Diana Marcum (Azores) FINISHED 10/21/18


message 39: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments One book this week:


Asia
A Man Was Going Down the Road by Otar Chiladze (Georgia) FINISHED 11/1/18


message 40: by Amy (new)

Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Africa
Sitwe Joseph Goes to School by Twesigwe Jackson Kaguri (Uganda) FINISHED 11/4/18

Middle East
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell (Iraq) FINISHED 11/4/18

Europe
Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland by Sorche Nic Leodhas (Scotland) FINISHED 11/3/18


message 41: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 886 comments Amy wrote: "One book this week:


Asia
A Man Was Going Down the Road by Otar Chiladze (Georgia) FINISHED 11/1/18"


Hi Amy. I was wondering what you thought of this book? I read Avelum by the same author and I loved it! I thought I might give this one a try too.


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Amy Quigley | 239 comments I really enjoyed it--it was an interesting retelling of mythological stories that provided insight into Georgia through some memorable characters. Moving and, at times, quite humorous. I would definitely like to read more by the author.


Cheryl wrote: "Amy wrote: "One book this week:


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A Man Was Going Down the Road by Otar Chiladze (Georgia) FINISHED 11/1/18"

Hi Amy. I was wondering what you thought of this book? I read [boo..."



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Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books I finished this week:


Asia
The Cuckoo and the Pigeon: A Collection of folktales from Bhutanby Ngawang Phuntsho (Bhutan) FINISHED 11/14/18

Central & South America
The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Islandby Terry Hunt (Easter Island) FINISHED 11/9/18

Europe
The Sea by John Banville (Ireland) FINISHED 11/9/18
Rivers of Babylon by Peter Pistanek (Slovakia) FINISHED 11/11/18


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Cheryl | 886 comments Amy wrote: "I really enjoyed it--it was an interesting retelling of mythological stories that provided insight into Georgia through some memorable characters. Moving and, at times, quite humorous. I would defi..."

Sounds great! I will add it to my TBR.


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Amy Quigley | 239 comments Books from the past two weeks:


Africa
For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming (Seychelles) 11/24/18

Asia
Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (Sri Lanka) 11/20/18
Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen (Hong Kong) 11/22/18
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson (Pakistan) 11/28/18

Europe
Scent of Cloves by Norah Lofts (Netherlands) FINISHED 11/25/18

Oceania, etc.
Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island by Peter Rudiak-Gould (Marshall Islands) FINISHED 11/22/18


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Amy Quigley | 239 comments Two weeks' worth of books:


Africa
Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley (Gambia) 12/2/18
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson (Tunisia) 12/7/18

Caribbean
The Moon Is Following Me by Cecil Browne (St. Vincent & Grenadines) 12/5/18

Europe
The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 by Harvey Sachs (Austria) 12/11/18
The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton (Italy) 12/11/18
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera (Czech Republic) 12/12/18


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Amy Quigley | 239 comments This week's books:


Asia
Dogeaters Jessica Hagedorn (Philippines) 12/19/18

Europe
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Ian Fleming (Switzerland) 12/21/18

Oceania
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman (French Polynesia) 12/14/18


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Amy Quigley | 239 comments My final update for 2018!

Africa
Death in Zanzibar by M.M. Kaye (Tanzania) 12/25/18
Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman by Malidoma Patrice Some (Burkina Faso) 12/28/18

Middle East
The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian (United Arab Emirates) 12/27/18

North America
The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau (Mexico) 12/23/18


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