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message 1: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie | 271 comments This sounds fun! I've read quite a few world books since September, so hopefully I can include them.

Region: North America
Country: US
Book: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Czech Republic
Book: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kudera


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Asia
Country: Japan
Book: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Africa
Country: Botswana
Book: Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: England
Book: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Romania
Book: Dracula by Bram Stoker


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Bulgaria
Book: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Spain
Book: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruis Zafon


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Germany
Book: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Bosnia
Book: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks


message 11: by Bonnie (last edited Feb 24, 2010 08:18PM) (new)

Bonnie | 271 comments Region: North America
Country: Canada
Books: Mrs. Mike by Benedict Freedman, The Shipping News by Annie Proulx


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: France
Book: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Latin America
Country: Chile
Book: Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Middle East
Country: Turkey
Book: Snow by Orhan Parmuk


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Italy
Book: The Girl of His Dreams by Donna Leon


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Bonnie | 271 comments Region: Europe
Country: Ireland
Book: The Gathering by Anne Enright


message 17: by Bonnie (last edited Feb 23, 2010 11:44PM) (new)

Bonnie | 271 comments TENTATIVE PLANS (note: haven't read yet!)

Africa
Congo: The Poisonwood Bible
South Africa: Life and Times of Michael K
Rwanda: Baking Cakes in Kigali
Nigeria: Half of a Yellow Sun
Ethiopia: Cutting for Stone
Kenya: The Constant Gardener
Egypt: Cleopatra's Daughter
Morocco: The Tenth Gift
Zimbabwe: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

Caribbean
Dominican Republic: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Puerto Rico: The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico: A Novel

Asia
India: The God of Small Things
Malaysia: The Gift of Rain
Thailand: Bangkok 8: A Novel (Sonchai Jitpleecheep Series #1)
Vietnam: The Quiet American
Burma: The Jewel Trader of Pegu: A Novel
South Korea: A Single Shard
North Korea: A Corpse in the Koryo
China: Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
Tibet: Trespassers on the Roof of the World: The Secret Exploration of Tibet

North America
Mexico: Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

Europe
Switzerland: Hotel Du Lac
Sweden: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Wales: The First Princess of Wales: A Novel
Albania: The Successor: A Novel
Finland: The Summer Book
Iceland: Silence of the Grave
Austria: A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889
Scotland: Highlanders: A History of the Gaels
Russia: Nicholas and Alexandra
Holland: The Coffee Trader

Oceania
New Zealand: The Bone People
Australia: In a Sunburned Country

South America
Columbia: Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Argentina: The House of Paper

Middle East
Iran: The Complete Persepolis
Afghanistan: Swallows of Kabul
Israel: Drawing in the Dust
Iraq: Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia


message 18: by Diane (new)

Diane | 464 comments Welcome Bonnie! Great list!


message 19: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie | 271 comments Thanks! This challenge is a great motivator to read more global lit, which I wanted to do this year anyway!


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