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message 1: by Diane (last edited Jan 01, 2019 08:37AM) (new)

Diane  | 370 comments I didn't get to as many countries as I hoped in 2017. This is my proposed list for 2018 by country. If I get to even half of these I will be thrilled:

Abkhazia: Sandro of Chegem
✔Afghanistan: Selected Poems of Rumi
✔Albania: Spring Flowers, Spring Frost
✔Algeria: Children of the New World
American Samoa: Blood Jungle Ballet
✔Andorra: Andorra
✔Angola: The Book of Chameleons
Anguilla: Under an English Heaven
Antarctica: Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
✔Antigua: Mr. Potter
✔Argentina: Kiss of the Spider Woman
✔Armenia: An Armenian Sketchbook
Ascension Island: The Devil's Ashpit: and other Tales of Ascension Island
✔Australia: Inland
✔Austria: The Confusions of Young Törless
✔Azerbaijan: Red Memories: A Novel
✔Bahamas: Thine Is The Kingdom
✔Bahrain: Sad Man Dancing
Bangladesh: The Good Muslim
✔Barbados: The Star Side of Bird Hill
✔Belarus: Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
✔Benin: Snares Without End
✔Belgium: The Deadbeats
Belize: The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird
Bermuda: A Few Flowers For St. George
✔Bhutan: Dawa: The Story of a Stray Dog in Bhutan
Bolivia: Affections
✔Bosnia: Death and the Dervish
✔Botswana: Maru
✔Brazil: The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas
Brunei: Some Girls: My Life in a Harem
✔Bulgaria: A Ballad for Georg Henig
✔Burkina Faso: Folktales from the Moose of Burkina Faso
✔Burma: Letters from Burma
✔Burundi: The Running Man
✔Cameroon: The Poor Christ of Bomba
✔Canada: Annabel; Emily of New Moon
Cambodia: Music of the Ghosts
Canary Islands: Contemporary Poetry from the Canary Islands
Cape Verde: Folk-Lore from the Cape Verde Islands
✔Central African Republic: Song from the Forest: My Life Among the Ba-Benjelle Pygmies
✔Chad: The Road Through War
Chechnya: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
✔Chile: Of Love and Shadows
✔China: Monkey: The Journey to the West
✔Colombia: The Autumn of the Patriarch
✔Comoros: The Kaffir of the Karthala
Congo: Johnny Mad Dog
✔Congo (DRC): King Leopold's Ghost
Cook Islands: Don't Walk Under the Coconuts
✔Costa Rica: Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica
✔Cote d'Ivoire: As the Crow Flies
✔Croatia: The Museum of Unconditional Surrender
✔Cuba: Three Trapped Tigers
Curacao: Mimina, the Slave Girl
✔Cyprus: Magnette: A Cyprus Odyssey
✔Czech Republic: Closely Watched Trains
✔Denmark: The Murder of Halland
Djibouti: Passage of Tears
Dominica: The Orchid House
✔Dominican Republic: The Feast of the Goat
East Timor: Jazz, Perfume & the Incident
✔Ecuador: A Taste of Ecuador: The Collected Stories of Eugenia Viteri
✔Egypt: Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories
El Salvador: The She-Devil in the Mirror
✔England: The War of the Worlds
Equatorial Guinea: Shadows of Your Black Memory
✔Eritrea: My Fathers' Daughter
✔Estonia: Professor Martens' Departure
✔Ethiopia: Beneath the Lion's Gaze
Faroe Islands: The Old Man and His Sons
✔Fiji: Kalyana
✔Finland: The Manila Rope
✔France: Thérèse Raquin
French Guiana: A Plan for Escape
French Polynesia: Frangipani
✔Gabon: Mema
Galapagos: Floreana
✔Gambia: Reading the Ceiling
✔Georgia: A Hero of Our Time
✔Germany: Austerlitz
✔Ghana: Homegoing
Gibraltar: A Dangerous Place
✔Greece: The Daughter
Greenland: This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland or Eskimo Folk-Tales
Grenada: An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude
Guadeloupe: The Bridge of Beyond
Guatemala: The President
✔Guinea: The Guardian of the Word
✔Guinea-Bissau: Unity and Struggle
Guyana: Carnival
Haiti: Claire of the Sea Light
Honduras: The Mosquito Coast
Hong Kong: The Expatriates
✔Hungary: The Case Worker
✔Iceland: The Blue Fox
✔India: Deep River
✔Indonesia: Forever a Stranger and Other Stories
✔Iran: Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
✔Iraq: Frankenstein in Baghdad
✔Ireland: Carry Me Down
✔Israel: Life of Christ
✔Italy: I'm Not Scared
✔Jamaica: John Crow's Devil
✔Japan: Out
✔Jordan: The Cry of the Dove
Kazakhstan: The Matiushin Case or The Dead Lake
✔Kenya: Nairobi Heat
Kiribati: Tarawa: The Incredible Story of One of World War II's Bloodiest Battles
Korea, North: Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
✔Korea, South: Human Acts
✔Kosovo: My Cat Yugoslavia
Kuwait: The Hidden Light of Objects
✔Kyrgyzstan: Farewell, Gul'sary!
Laos: Mother's Beloved: Stories from Laos
✔Latvia: Soviet Milk
Lebanon: De Niro's Game
✔Lesotho: She Plays with the Darkness
✔Liberia: Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
✔Libya: Anatomy of a Disappearance
✔Liechtenstein: Stamping Grounds
✔Lithuania: Promise at Dawn
✔Luxembourg: Priestblock 25487
Macau: Ghostly Whispers: Thirteen Ghost Stories Set in Macao
✔Macedonia: The Legend of Kalesh Andja
✔Madagascar: Beyond the Rice Fields
Madeira: A Handful of Shadows
✔Malawi: soft magic.
Malaysia: The Ghost Bride
Maldives: The Girl from Lace Island
✔Mali: The Lieutenant of Kouta
✔Malta: Testament of Youth
Marshall Islands: Iep Jaltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter
✔Martinique: A Tempest
✔Mauritania: Angels of Mauritania and the Curse of the Language
✔Mauritius: Eve out of Her Ruins
✔Mexico: The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings
✔Micronesia: My Urohs
✔Moldova: Missionary, Me?
✔Monaco: Your Father's Room
✔Montenegro: The Coming
Mongolia: The Gray Earth
✔Morocco: Hideous Kinky
✔Mozambique: Neighbours: The Story of a Murder
Namibia: Mama Namibia
✔Nauru: I Have Seen the Moon: Reflections on Nauru
Nepal: Mad Country
✔Netherlands: All Souls' Day
New Caledonia: The Blue Lagoon
✔Nicaragua: Riverbed of Memory
Niger: Stranger in the Village of the Sick: A Memoir of Cancer, Sorcery, and Healing
✔Nigeria: The Spider King's Daughter
✔New Zealand: Bliss & Other Stories
Northern Ireland: Bog Child
✔Norway: Alberta and Jacob
✔Oman: Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs: An Omani Novel
✔Pakistan: Shame
Palestine: About the Night
✔Panama: Varamo
Papua New Guinea: My Walk to Equality
Paraguay: The Drunken Forest
✔Peru: The Time of the Hero
Philippines: When the Elephants Dance
✔Poland: If This Is a Man
✔Portugal: The History of the Siege of Lisbon
✔Puerto Rico: Flight of the Swan: A Novel
✔Qatar: The Dohmestics
✔Romania: Forest Of The Hanged
✔Russia: Oblomov
✔Rwanda: Our Lady of the Nile
Saint Bart's: Death by Desire
✔Saint Kitts & Nevis: The Final Passage
✔Saint Lucia: Midsummer
Saint Maarten: Love Songs Make You Cry
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines: Night Diver
✔Samoa: Freelove
✔San Marino: The Republic of San Marino
✔Sao Tome and Principe: Island Moors: Two African Short Stories
✔Saudi Arabia: The Green Bicycle
✔Scotland: To the Lighthouse
✔Senegal: Three Strong Women
✔Serbia: A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
Seychelles: Voices: Short stories from the Seychelles Islands
✔Sierra Leone: Radiance of Tomorrow
✔Singapore: The Oddfits
✔Slovakia: In Poems
✔Slovenia: A Day in Spring
Solomon Islands: Solomon Time: Adventures in the South Pacific
✔Somalia: Black Mamba Boy
✔South Africa: In the Heart of the Country
✔South Sudan: Beneath the Darkening Sky
✔Spain: The Heretic: A Novel of the Inquisition
✔Sri Lanka: The Story of a Brief Marriage
✔Sudan: The Wedding of Zein
✔Suriname: Oroonoko
✔Swaziland: When Hoopoes Go to Heaven
✔Sweden: By the Open Sea
✔Switzerland: The Judge and His Hangman
✔Syria: Tigers on the Tenth Day and Other Stories
Taiwan: Notes of a Crocodile
Tajikistan: The Disobedient Wife
✔Tanzania: Memory of Departure
✔Thailand: The Sad Part Was
Tibet: Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
✔Togo: Dirty Feet
✔Tonga: We Are the Ocean: Selected Works
✔Trinidad and Tobago: The Lonely Londoners
✔Tunisia: The Perfumed Garden
✔Turkey: Life Is a Caravanserai
✔Turkmenistan: The Tale of Aypi
✔Tuvalu: The Invention of Morel
✔Uganda: Snakepit
✔Ukraine: Death and the Penguin
United Arab Emirates: The Sand Fish: A Novel from Dubai
✔Uruguay: Faces and Masks
✔Uzbekistan: The Railway
Vanuatu: Hungry Devils and Other Tales from Vanuatu
✔Vatican City: Hadrian the Seventh
✔Venezuela: The Lost Steps
✔Vietnam: The Refugees
✔Virgin Islands (US): Tales of St. John and the Caribbean
✔Wales: Evans Above
Yemen: Hurma
✔Zambia: Patchwork
✔Zimbabwe: The Hairdresser of Harare


message 2: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 1988 comments Mod
Wow, what a list Diane! Good research, particularly for the "not-so-oft read countries" - will have to check many of them out. Good luck with your travels!


message 3: by Diane (new)

Diane  | 370 comments Lilisa wrote: "Wow, what a list Diane! Good research, particularly for the "not-so-oft read countries" - will have to check many of them out. Good luck with your travels!"

Thank you! Good luck to you, too!


message 4: by Rusalka (new)

Rusalka (rusalkii) | 1011 comments Mod
Love that you have them all planned out, just in case. Thanks for some ideas!


message 5: by Diane (new)

Diane  | 370 comments Rusalka wrote: "Love that you have them all planned out, just in case. Thanks for some ideas!"

Planning is almost as fun as reading them!


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