Reading the World

Inspired by Ann Morgan, I’ve decided it’s high time I started reading more international literature. Starting now, I’m reading one book (or more) from every country in the world! I have ideas for a few countries, but I’m open to recommendations. Here’s what I’ve read so far:

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia: Magic or Madness (Justine Larbalestier)
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada:
Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile:
Love Poems (Pablo Neruda)
China:
The Art of War (Sun-Tzu)
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic
Congo, Republic
Costa Rica
Cote d’Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cypress
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France:
Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany:
The Water Mirror (Kai Meyer)
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy –
Silk (Alessandro Baricco)
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico:
Stories From Mexico (Genevieve Barlow)
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco:
About My Mother (Tahar Ben Jelloun)
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria:
Say You’re One of Them (Uwem Akpan)
North Korea
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda:
 Left to Tell (Immaculée Ilibagiza)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea:
No One Writes Back (Jang Eun-Jin)
South Sudan
Spain:
Collected Poems (Federico García Lorca)
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden:
A Man Called Ove (Frederik Backman)
Switzerland
Syria
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom:
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
United States:
The Bean Trees (Barbara Kingsolver)
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Not on the UN-recognized list:

Antarctica
Basque Country
Bermuda
British Virgin Islands
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Faroe Islands
Guam
Indigenous Aboriginal Australia
Kurdistan
Martinique
Mayan Culture
Native America
No Country
Niue
Pitcairn Islands
Puerto Rico:
Stories From Puerto Rico (Robert Muckley)
Saint Martin
Somaliland

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