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Cheryl | 865 comments I'm looking forward to participating in this challenge again in 2019!


message 2: by Cheryl (last edited Dec 31, 2019 07:24AM) (new)

Cheryl | 865 comments Frequent Flyer 2019
Summary: 8 Regions, 81 Countries, Disputed Countries, and Territories
* = not UN member/permanent observer states

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

Africa
Cameroon: Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon
Congo (DRC): King Leopold's Ghost
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): Aya
Egypt: Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt
Equatorial Guinea: Palm Trees in the Snow
Ethiopia: Sweetness in the Belly
Ghana: Homegoing
Guinea-Bissau: The Ultimate Tragedy
Liberia: Madame President
Libya: In the Country of Men
Malawi: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Mali: The Storied City: The Quest for Timbuktu and the Fantastic Mission to Save Its Past
Mauritania: Work, Social Status, and Gender in Post-Slavery Mauritania
Mauritius: The Last Brother
Mozambique: Sleepwalking Land
Nigeria: Stay with Me
Sierre Leone: The Heart of the Matter
South Africa: Disgrace
Sudan: The Red Pencil
Uganda: Soldier Boy

Asia
Afghanistan: The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Bangladesh: I Remember Abbu
China: I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence
Georgia: A Man Was Going Down the Road
Hong Kong: The Borrowed.
India: The God of Small Things
Japan: A Tale for the Time Being
Kazakhstan: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Myanmar (Burma): Miss Burma
North Korea: The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea
South Korea: The Hole.
Taiwan: Notes of a Crocodile
Tajikistan: The Disobedient Wife
Turkmenistan: Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan: The T�rkmenbaşy Phenomenon
Uzbekistan: Cancer Ward

Caribbean
Jamaica: Gloria: A Novel
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Spirits in the Dark.

Europe
Albania: The Country Where No One Ever Dies
Austria: Beware of Pity
Belarus: Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future
Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
Croatia: The Culture of Lies: Antipolitical Essays
Cyprus: The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know.
Czech Republic: Spaceman of Bohemia
England: How We Lived Then: A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War.
Finland: The Healer
France: Her Father's Daughter
Germany: German Autumn
Greece: Greece: A History
Hungary: Please Sir!
Iceland: Last Rituals
Ireland: The Heart's Invisible Furies; Normal People
Italy: My Brilliant Friend; The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives
Kosovo*: Girl of Kosovo
Liechtenstein: Tales of liechtenstein Then and Now
Malta: Children Come By Ship. A Novel from Malta
Montenegro: The Son
Northern Ireland: Milkman
Norway: The Ice Palace
Poland: Nobody Leaves
Portugal: Pereira Declares: A Testimony
Romania: Nostalgia
Russia: The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia; Crime and Punishment; Final Meeting: Selected Poetry of Anna Akhmatova; Heart of a Dog; Doctor Zhivago; Between Shades of Gray; The Big Green Tent.
Spain: The Shadow of the Wind
Ukraine: Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, 1921-1933

Latin America
Argentina: Fever Dream
Chile: Maya's Notebook
Colombia: Fruit of the Drunken Tree
Nicaragua: My Car in Managua
Peru: Chronicle of San Gabriel

Middle East
Iran: City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran
Iraq: Frankenstein in Baghdad.
Israel: Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor
Lebanon: I Remember Beirut.
Qatar: From Dunes to Dior.
Syria: The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria
Yemen: The Monk of Mokha

North America
Canada: Globetrotter
Mexico: The Power and the Glory
United States of America: A Woman Is No Man; The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss; Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Oceania
New Zealand: East in Eden.


message 3: by Cheryl (last edited Jan 04, 2019 06:32AM) (new)

Cheryl | 865 comments Region #1, Country #1.

North America, Canada: David Albahari - Globetrotter 3/Jan/2019.

I highly recommend this book and have posted a very brief review


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #2, Country #2.

Asia, North Korea: Bandi - The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea 7/Jan/2019.


message 5: by Cheryl (last edited Jan 08, 2019 04:34PM) (new)

Cheryl | 865 comments Region #3, Country #3.

Europe, Hungary: Frigyes Karinthy - Please Sir! 8/Jan/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #4, Country #4.

Africa, Ethiopia: Camilla Gibb - Sweetness in the Belly 09/Jan/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #5.

Europe, Spain: Carlos Ruiz Zafón - The Shadow of the Wind 19/Jan/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #6.

Europe, Russia: Ludmilla Petrushevskaya - The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia 20/Jan/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisited Russia: Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Crime and Punishment 26/Jan/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #7.

Africa, Nigeria: Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ - Stay with Me 26/Jan/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting Russia: Anna Akhmatova - Final Meeting: Selected Poetry of Anna Akhmatova 28/Jan/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #8

Africa, Cameroon: Makuchi - Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon 03/Feb/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #9

Europe, England: Norman Longmate - How We Lived Then: A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War 08/Feb/2019.

The book was about the UK as a whole, but the majority of the material related to England. I have posted a brief review.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #10

Europe, Montenegro: Andrej Nikolaidis - The Son 10/Feb/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #11

Europe, Germany: Stig Dagerman - German Autumn 11/Feb/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting Russia: Mikhail Bulgakov - Heart of a Dog 14/Feb/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #12

Africa, Ghana: Yaa Gyasi - Homegoing 15/Feb/2019.

Parts of this book take place in the United States.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #13

Asia, China: Raymond M. Wong - I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence 17/Feb/2019

Part of this book takes place in Hong Kong.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #14

Asia, Japan: Ruth Ozeki - A Tale for the Time Being 27/Feb/2019

Parts of this book take place in Canada.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #15

Europe, Liechtenstein: James Foster Robinson - Tales of liechtenstein Then and Now 03/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #5, Country #16

Middle East, Iran: Ramita Navai - City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran 05/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #17

Africa, Equatorial Guinea: Luz Gabás - Palm Trees in the Snow 10/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #18

Europe, France: Marie Sizun - Her Father's Daughter 12/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #6, Country #19

Latin America, Nicaragua: Forrest D. Colburn - My Car in Managua 17/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting Russia: Boris Pasternak - Doctor Zhivago 17/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #20

Africa, South Africa: J.M. Coetzee - Disgrace 23/Mar/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments County #21

Africa, Guinea-Bissau: Abdulai Sila - The Ultimate Tragedy 27/Mar/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #22

North America, United States of America: Etaf Rum - A Woman Is No Man 05/April/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #23

Middle East, Qatar: Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar - From Dunes to Dior 13/Apr/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #24

Asia, South Korea: Hye-Young Pyun - The Hole 19/Apr/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #7, Country #25

Caribbean,  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: H. Nigel Thomas - Spirits in the Dark 23/Apr/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #26

Middle East, Iraq: Ahmed Saadawi - Frankenstein in Baghdad 06/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #27

Europe, Ireland: John Boyne - The Heart's Invisible Furies 12/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Region #8, Country #28

Oceania, New Zealand: Izabela Shopova - East in Eden 13/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting Russia: Ruta Sepetys - Between Shades of Gray 17/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #29

Asia, Bangladesh: Humayun Azad - I Remember Abbu 17/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #30

Middle East, Lebanon: Zeina Abirached - I Remember Beirut 18/May/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting Russia: Lyudmila Ulitskaya - The Big Green Tent 05/July/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments County #31

Europe, Poland: Ryszard Kapuściński - Nobody Leaves 08/July/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #32

Europe: Portugal: Antonio Tabucchi - Pereira Declares: A Testimony 11/July/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #33

Europe, Czech Republic: Jaroslav Kalfar - Spaceman of Bohemia 17/July/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #34

Asia, Tajikistan: Annika Milisic-Stanley - The Disobedient Wife 17/July/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Revisiting the United States of America

Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt - The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss 20/July/2019.


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #35

Asia, Afghanistan: Jenny Nordberg - The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan 28/July/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #36

Asia, Georgia: Otar Chiladze - A Man Was Going Down the Road 29/July/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #37

Europe, Italy: Elena Ferrante - My Brilliant Friend 02/Aug/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #38

Africa, Mauritius: Nathacha Appanah - The Last Brother 04/Aug/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #39

Africa, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie - Aya - 05/Aug/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #40

Europe, Greece: Alexander Eliot- Greece: A History 05/Aug/2019


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Cheryl | 865 comments Country #41

Europe, Austria: Stefan Zweig - Beware of Pity 15/Aug/2019


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