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message 1: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (last edited May 05, 2018 08:37AM) (new)

Diane  | 12974 comments Post your nominations here for the July group reads. A significant portion of the book must be set in the featured location. We will be reading books set in Somalia and the territory of Nunavut in Canada. We will also be featuring memoirs translated to English. Here are lists to get you started:

Somalia*:
Somalia Group Book List: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Somalia Bookshelf: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

Nunavut
Canada Book List: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... (Scroll down to "Books set in Nunavut" heading-Post 18)
Bookshelf for Nunavut: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

Translated Memoirs:
Nominate translated non-fictionalized memoirs or autobiographies. Note: Book must be originally written in a language other than English. Many foreign authors write books in English - these would not qualify.


Books do not need to be present on these lists to be nominated. Authors, please do not nominate your own books.

For a list of books we have read in previous months, click here: Previously Read Group Read Books

*For our featured world country selection (this month it is Somalia): If the book selected by popular vote is not written by a native or resident author, the book written by a native author with the highest votes will also be selected, resulting in two book selections for that country.


message 3: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1106 comments Translated memoir: The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe.


message 4: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1106 comments Nunavut: Kabloona by Gontran De Poncins.

(I second Black Mamba Boy)


message 5: by Silver (new)

Silver Nunavut: I loved Never Cry Wolf so I nominate his other book People of the Deer


message 6: by Daina (new)

Daina Jurika-Owen | 39 comments I second "The Story of San Michele" for translated memoir and "People of the Deer for Nunavut" and propose 'Desert Flower' by Waris Dirie for Somalia: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...

Although Black Mamba Boy sounds great as well.


message 8: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12974 comments Nominations are now closed


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