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Reading the World List

Reading the World List

So, my post about the read around the world list was really long and I decided to list them here:

These reviews completed by Ann Morgan are highlighted in orange.

  • Afghanistan
    • Anna Badkhen Waiting for the Taliban
    • Emmanuel Guibert The Photographer
    • Khaled Hosseini The Kite RunnerA Thousand Splendid Suns
    • Atiq Rahimi A Thousand Rooms of Dream and FearThe Patience Stone
    • (as told to) Batya Swift Yasgur Behind the Burqa
  • Albania
    • Ismail Kadare The Palace of DreamsBroken April
    • Fatos Kongoli The Loser
  • Algeria
    • Anouar Benmalek Abduction; The Lovers of Algeria
    • Assia Djebar So Vast the Prison
    • Yasmina Khadra The Attack
    • Leïla Marouane The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris
    • Boualem Sansal An UnfinishedBusinessThe German Mujahid
    • Al-Tahir WattarThe Earthquake 
  • Andorra
  • Angola
    • José Eduardo AgualusaMy Father’s WivesCreoleThe Book of Chameleons
    • Manuel Rui Monteiro Quem me dera ser Onda (translation sought)
    • Pepetela The Return of the Water Spirit
    • Ondjaki Good MorningComradesThe Whistler
  • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Gisele Isaac Considering Venus
    • Marie-Elena John Unburnable 
    • Jamaica Kincaid LucyAnnie John 
    • Althea Prince Loving this ManLadies of the Night 
  • Argentina
    • Martin Kohan Seconds Out
    • César Aira How I Became a NunAn Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter
    • Adolfo Bioy Casares The Invention of Morel 
    • Jorges Luis Borges
    • Julio Cortázar Hopscotch
    • Carlos Gamerro The Islands
    • Iosi Havilio Opendoor
    • Guillermo Martínez
    • Tomás Eloy Martínez Purgatory (trans. Frank Wynne)
    • Matias Nespolo 7 Ways to Kill a Cat(trans. Frank Wynne)
    • Ricardo Piglia
    • Manuel Puig
    • Ernesto Sábato The Tunnel
    • Alicia Steimberg Musicians and Watchmakers
    • Luisa Valenzuela
  • Armenia
  • Australia
    • Jill Ker Conway The Road from Coorain
    • Helen Garner The Children’s Bach
    • Elizabeth Jolley
    • Nam Le The Boat
    • Andrew McGahan The White Earth
    • Alex Miller Lovesong 
    • Tim Winton Cloudstreet
    • Markus Zusak The Book Thief
  • Austria
    • Thomas Bernhard Extinction
    • Elias Canetti The Torch in my Ear
    • Anna Kim Frozen Time
    • Julya Rabinovich Splithead
    • Stefan Zweig
  • Azerbaijan
    • Gioulzar Akhmedova Magnolia
    • Maksud Ibragimbekov
    • Anar Razayev
    • Ali and Nino
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
    • Ali Al Saeed Quixotiq
    • Sarah A Al Sahfei Yummah
  • Bangladesh
    • Ekhlasuddin Ahmed When the Evening Darkens
    • Humayun Ahmed To the Woods Dark and Deep 
    • Tahmima Anam The Good Muslim
    • Taslima Nasrin Shame
    • Shawkat Osman The Laughter of a Slave
    • Anwar Pasha Rifles Bread Women
  • Barbados
    • Agymah Kamau Flickering ShadowsPictures of a Dying Man
    • Karen Lord Redemption in Indigo
    • Glenville Lovell Fire in the CanesSong of NightToo Beautiful to Die
  • Belarus
    • Svetlana Alexievich Voices from Chernobyl 
    • Vasil Bykau Sotnikauor The Ordeal 
    • Viktar Martsinovich Paranoia 
    • Uladzimir Karatkievich King Stakh’s Wild Hunt; The Spikes Under Your Sickle
    • Artur Klinov The Sun City of Dreams 
    • Ivan Melezh People of the Swamp
  • Belgium
    • Stefan Brijs The Angel Maker
    • Hergé The Adventures of Tintin
    • Peter Terrin The Guard
    • Francois Emmanuel Invitation to a Voyage
    • Amélie Nothomb
    • Louis Paul Boon My Little War 
    • Paul Verhaeghen Omega Minor 
    • Dimitri Verhulst The Misfortunates 
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
    • Kunzang Choden The Circle of Karma
    • Pema Euden Coming Home 
    • Sonam Kinga
    • Dorji Penjore Bomena
    • Karma Ura The Hero with a Thousand Eyes
    • T Sangay Wangchuk Seeing with the Third Eye
  • Bolivia
    • Víctor Montoya
    • Renato Prada Oropeza
    • José Edmundo Paz-Soldán
    • Juan de Recacoechea American Visa
    • Giovanna Rivero Sweet Blood
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Ivo AndricThe Bridge on the Drina
    • Zlata Filipovic Zlata’s Diary 
    • Aleksandar Hemon The Lazarus Project
    • Meša SelimovićDeath and the DervishFortress
    • Saša Stanišić How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
  • Botswana
    • Unity Dow
    • Bessie Head A Question of Power
    • Angus, Maisie and Travers McNeice The Lion Children
  • Brazil
    • Jorge Amado JubiabáThe Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray
    • Machado de Assis Dom Casmurro 
    • Chico Buarque Budapest 
    • Paulo Coehlo
    • Clarice Lispector
    • Rubem Fonseca
    • Paulo Freire
    • João Guimarães Rosa
    • Clarice Lispector Agua Viva
    • João Ubaldo Ribeiro House of the Fortunate BuddhasAn Invincible Memory
    • Lygia Fagundes Telles The Marble Dance
  • Brunei
    • Amir Falique The Forlorn Adventure
    • Eva Maria Kershaw Dusun Folktales: A Collection of Eighty-eight Folktales in the Dusun Language of Brunei with English Translations 
    • Christopher Sun (aka Sun Tze Yun) Four Kings
  • Bulgaria
    • Elias Canetti The Tongue Set Free
    • Dimitar Dimov Doomed Souls
    • Anton Donchev Time of Parting
    • Georgi Gospodinov Natural Novel
    • Kapka Kassabova Street Without a Name 
    • Milen RuskovThrown into Nature 
    • Emiliyan Stanev The Peach Thief 
    • Kalin Terziyski Is there Anybody to Love You?
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
    • Bree Lafreniere and Daran Kravanh Music Through Dark
    • Haing S Ngor
    • U Sam Oeur Crossing Three Wildernesses
    • Alice Pung Unpolished Gem 
    • Vaddey Ratner In the Shadow of the Banyan
    • Loung Ung
  • Cameroon
    • Mongo Beti La Pauvre Christ de Bomba (The Poor Christ of Bomba);Mission to Kala
    • Beatrice Fri Bime Mystique: A Collection of Lake Myths
  • Canada
    • Anita Rau Baudami Tamarind MemThe Hero’s Walk
    • Joseph Boyden The Three Day Road
    • Nicole Brossard Mauve Desert
    • Michael Crummey Galore 
    • Lauren B Davis Our Daily Bread
    • Robertson Davies
    • Elizabeth Hay Late Nights on Air 
    • Frances Itani Deafening
    • Timothy Findley Not Wanted on the Voyage 
    • Darcie Friesen Hossack Mennonites Don’t Dance
    • Thomas King Green Grass, Running Water 
    • Anne Michaels Fugitive Pieces
    • Donna Morrissey
    • Alice Munro
    • Michael Ondaatje In the Skin of a Lion 
    • Carol Shields
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
    • Isabel Allende The House of the Spirits (trans. Magda Bodin)
    • Roberto Bolano The Savage Detectives
    • María Luisa Bombal
    • Diamela Eltit
    • Alberto Fuguet
    • Luis Sepúlveda
    • Antonio Skármeta
    • Alejandro Zambra The Private Lives of TreesBonsai
  • China
    • Wu Cheng’en Journey to the West
    • Huo Da Jade King 
    • Han Dong Banished!
    • Yan Ge
    • Xialou Guo Village of Stone
    • Ma Jian Stick Out Your TongueRed Dust
    • Chan Koonchung The Fat Years (trans. Michael Duke)
    • Yan Lianke Dream of Ding Village 
    • Mian Mian Candy 
    • Jian Rong Wolf Totem
    • Wang Shuo Playing for Thrills
    • Hok-Pang Tang & David Coomler A Time of Ghosts 
    • Zhu Wen I Love Dollars
    • Wang Xiaobo
    • Xue Xinran The Good Women of ChinaChina WitnessMessage from an Unknown Chinese Mother 
    • Chen Xiwo I Love My Mum 
    • Cao Xuequin Dream of the Red Chamber
    • Mo Yan The Garlic BalladsShifu, You’ll Do Anything /for a Laugh
    • Zhang Yueran
    • Xu Zechen
  • Colombia
    • Eduardo Garcia Aguilar Boulevard of Heroes
    • James Cañón Tales from the Town of Windows 
    • Leila Cobo
    • Hector Abad Faciolince
    • Gabriel García Márquez
    • Pilar Quintana Tickles in the Tongue
    • Laura Restrepo Delirium
    • Evelio RoseroThe Armies
    • Fernando Vallejo Our Lady of the Assassins
    • Juan Gabriel Vasquez The Informers
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • Congo, Republic of
    • Emmanuel Dongala Johnny Mad DogLittle Boys Come from the Stars
    • Sony Lab’ou Tansi The Antipeople
  • Costa Rica
    • Carmen Naranjo
    • Oscar Nunez Olivas Cadence of the Moon
    • Barbara Ras Costa Rica: A Traveler’s Literary Companion
    • Anacristina Rossi The Madwoman of Gandoca
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Croatia
    • Slavenka Drakulic A Guided Tour through the Museum of Communism
    • Miroslav Krleža On the Edge of Reason
    • Antun Gustav Matoš
    • Robert Perišič Our Man in Iraq
    • Dubravka Ugrĕsic The Ministry of Pain;In the Jaws of Life
    • Marija Jurić Zagorka Daughter of the LotrščakA Stone on theRoad; The Witch of Gric 
  • Cuba
    • Reinaldo Arenas
    • Guillermo Cabrera Infante
    • Lydia Cabrera Afro-Cuban Tales
    • Alejo Carpentier
    • José Lezama Lima
    • Mayra Montero Dancing to Almendra
    • Leonardo Padura Fuentes
    • Virgilio Piñera
    • Antonio José Ponte
    • Ena Lucia Portela One Hundred Bottles
    • Severo Sarduy
  • Cyprus
    • Andreas Coutas (trans. Xenia Andreou) Famagusta: the Story of the City
    • Panos Ioannides Gregory and other stories 
    • Elmos Konis Magnette 
    • Christy Lefteri A Watermelon, a Fish and a Bible
    • Eve Makis
    • Anna Marangou
    • Nora Nadjarian Ledra Street
  • Czech Republic
    • Hana Demetz The House on Prague Street
    • Bohumil Hrabal Too Loud a Solitude
    • Josef Škvorecký The Engineer of Human Souls (trans. Paul Wilson)
    • Jáchym Topol The Devil’s Workshop
    • Tomáš Zmeškal Love Letter in Cuneiform Script
  • Denmark
    • Louise Bugge LaermannConstanze Mozart 
    • Jakob Ejersbo Exile: Book One of the African Trilogy
    • Peter Høeg Smilla’s Sense of Snow
    • Christian Jungersen The Exception
    • Morten Ramsland Dog Head
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
    • Phyllis Shand Allfrey The Orchid House
    • Alick Lazare Pharcel 
    • Elma Napier Black and White Sands
    • Jean Rhys
    • Christborne Shillingford Most Wanted: Street Stories from the Caribbean
    • Pupils of Atkinson School The Snake King of the Kalinago
    • Various Home Again 
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
    • Radwa Ashour GranadaSpectres
    • Radwa Ashour / Nawal El Saadawi
    • Alaa Al Aswany The Yacoubian Building
    • Salwa Bakr
    • Muhammad Bisati
    • Marilyn Booth My Grandmother’s Cactus
    • Ahdaf Soueif The Map of LoveCairo: My City, Our Revolution
    • Sonallah Ibrahim Stealth
    • Mohamed Mansi Qandil Moon Over Samarqand
    • Waguih Ghali Beer in the Snooker Club
    • Naguib Mahfouz MidaqAlley; The Thief and the DogsMiramarThe Final Hour
    • Gamal al-Ghitani Zayni Barakat
    • Ibrahim Abdel MeguidNo One Sleeps in Alexandria 
    • Bahar Tahir
    • May Telmissany Dunyazad
    • Yusef Zeidan Azazil
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
    • Epeli Hau’ofa Kisses in the Nederends;Tales of the Tikongs
    • Peter Thomson Kava in the Blood
    • Mikaele M.K. Yasa Of Baluka and Nibong Palm
  • Finland
    • Emmi ItärantaMemory of Water
    • Sofi OksanenPurge
    • Arto Paasilinna The Year of the Hare
    • Johanna Sinisalo Troll: A Love Story
    • Mika Waltari The Egyptian 
  • France
    • Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio Wandering Star
    • Colette Chéri
    • Laurence CosséA Novel Bookstore 
    • Marie Darrieussecq My Phantom Husband
    • Marie N Diaye Rosie Carpe
    • Jean Echenoz Lightning
    • Jérôme Ferrari Where I Left My Soul 
    • Alain-Fournier The Wanderer
    • Hélène Grémillon The Confidant
    • Faïza Guène Just Like Tomorrow; Dreams from the Endz
    • Michel Houellebecq
    • Alexis Jenni The French Art of War
    • Georges Perec Life:a User’s Manual (trans. David Bellos)
    • Raymond Queneau Exercises in Style(trans. Barbara Wright)
    • André Schwarz-Bart A Woman Named Solitude (trans. Ralph Manheim)
    • Delphine de Vigan Underground Time
    • Marguerite Yourcenar
  • Gabon
    • Daniel Mengara Mema
  • The Gambia
  • Georgia
    • Cabua AmirejibiData Tutashkhia
    • Otar ChiladzeA Man Was Going Down the Road
    • ed Elizabeth Heighway Contemporary Georgian Fiction
    • Mikheil JavakhishviliKvachi 
    • Sana Krasikov One More Year
  • Germany
    • Jurek Becker Jacob the Liar 
    • Walter Benjamin Illuminations (trans. Harry Zohn)
    • Heinrich Böll The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
    • Jenny Erpenbeck VisitationThe End of Days 
    • Franz Fühmann
    • Hans Fallada Alone in Berlin 
    • Günter Grass The Tin Drum
    • Herman Hesse Siddhartha
    • Thomas Mann
    • Clemens Meyer All the Lights
    • Emine Sevgi ÖzdamarBridge of the Golden Horn
    • Inka Parei The Shadow-Boxing Girl 
    • Christa Wolf Medea
  • Ghana
    • Gheysika Adombire Agambila Journey
    • Ama Ata Aidoo
    • Ayi Kwei Armah The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
    • Jo de Graft Hanson Amanfi’s Gold 
    • Isaac Neequaye
    • Various Anansi Stories
  • Greece
    • Kostas Hatziantoniou The Black Book of BileAgrigento
    • Margarita Karapanou Kassandra and the Wolf
    • Panos Karnezis
    • Nikos Kazantzakis Freedom or DeathThe Last Temptation
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
    • Miguel Angel Asturias The President
    • Rigoberta Menchú I, Rigoberta Menchú 
    • Augusto Monterroso
    • Rodrigo Rey Rosa
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
    • Louis-Philppe Dalembert
    • Edwidge Danticat The Farming of the Bones
    • Franketienne
    • Gary Klang
    • Dany Laferriere How to Make Love to a Negro without GettingTiredI am a Japanese Writer
    • Josaphat-Robert Large
    • Lyonel Trouillot Children of Heroes
    • Marvin Victor
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
    • Peter Esterharzy Not Art
    • Tibor Fischer Under the Frog
    • Rejtő Jenő
    • Ferenc Karinthy Metropole
    • Imre Kertész Fatelessness 
    • Dezső Kosztolányi Skylark
    • László Krasznahorkai War and War (trans. George Szirtes)
    • Péter Nádas A Book of MemoriesParallel Stories 
    • Iván Mándy On the Balcony
    • Sándor Márai Embers
    • Ferenc MolnárThe Paul Street Boys
    • Zsigmond Móricz Be Faithful Unto Death
    • Antal Szerb The Pendragon Legend; Journey by Moonlight
    • Albert Wass
  • Iceland
    • Gyrðir Eliasson Stone Tree
    • Arnaldur Indridason Jar City
    • Halldór Laxness The Atom Station
    • Auður A ÓlafsdóttirThe Greenhouse
    • Ófeigur Sigurðsson
  • India
    • Omair Ahmad Jimmy the Terrorist 
    • Amitav Ghosh River of Smoke
    • Mulk Raj Anand Untouchable
    • UR Ananthamurthy Bharathipura
    • Aniruddha Bahal
    • Manoshi Bhattacharya Chittagong Summer of 1930 
    • Rahul Bhattacharya The Sly Company of People who Care
    • Ruskin Bond
    • Aruna Chakrabarti Srikanta 
    • Vikram Chandra
    • Chandrakanta A Street in Srinagar
    • Uppamanyu Chattergee Way to go 
    • Chandrahas Choudhury Arzee the Dwarf 
    • Siddharth Chowdhury Day Scholar
    • Gurcharan Das India Unbound 
    • Sashi Deshpande
    • Asha Poorna Devi / Ruskin Bond
    • Mahasweta Devi  Imaginary MapsBitter SoilHajar Churashir Maa
    • Maitreyi DeviNa Hanyate
    • Namita Devidayal Aftertaste 
    • Sunil Gangopadhyay Those Days 
    • Shanta Gokhale Crowfall
    • Sunetra Gupta
    • Manu Joseph Serious Men 
    • Manju Kapur The Immigrant 
    • Tabish KhairThe Thing about Thugs
    • ed Rakesh Khanna The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction 
    • Kishwar Desai Witness the Night 
    • Jhaverchand Meghani
    • Suketu Mehta Maximum City
    • Neel Mukherjee The Immigrant 
    • Mani Sankar Mukherji The Middleman
    • Kiran Nagarkar CuckoldSeven Sixes are Forty-Three
    • Kavery Nambisan: The Story that Must Not Be Told 
    • RK Narayan Malgudi Days
    • Charu Nivedita Zero Degree
    • Premchand
    • Kalpish Ratna The Quarantine Papers 
    • Satyajit Ray Feluda series 
    • Rohinton Mistry Family MattersA Fine Balance
    • Sankar Chowringhee
    • Aman Sathi A Free Man
    • Shivaji Sawant Mrityunjay 
    • Allan Sealy The Trotter Nama 
    • Kushwant Singh Train toPakistan; The Portrait of a Lady 
    • Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Chemmeen 
    • Rabindranath Tagore
    • Shashi Tharoor The Great Indian Novel 
    • Tarun Tejpal Alchemy of Desire 
    • Govardhanram Tripathi Saraswatichandra
    • Mark Tully
    • M T Vasudevan Nair MistThe LegacyThe Demon SeedSecond TurnKaalam
    • OV Vijayan
    • Vikram Seth A Suitable Boy
    • Shashi Warrier
  • Indonesia
    • Andrea Hirata The Rainbow Troops
    • Dewi Lestari Supernova 
    • Mochtar Lubis
    • Yusuf Bilyarta Mangunwijaya (Romo Mangun) Burung-Burung ManyarRara MendutDurga/Umayi
    • Pramoedya Ananta Toer This Earth of Mankind
    • Ayu Utami
    • Agustinus Wibowo Blanket of Dust (translation sought)
  • Iran
    • Adnan-Ahmed
    • Akbar Golrang Parpin Flowers /Nasrin Alavi We are Iran
    • Shahrnush Parsipur Touba and the Meaning of Night
    • Mahmoud Dowlatabadi The Colonel (trans. Tom Patterdale)
    • Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour, Translated by Sara Khalili
    • Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran by Shahrnush Parsipur, Translated by Feridoun Farrokh
    • Things I’ve Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
  • Iraq
    • A Alwan The Sheikh’s Detective
    • Ali Bader The Tobacco Keeper
    • Hassan Blasim The Madman of Freedom Square
    • Rodaan Al Galidi Thirsty River
    • Samira Al-Mana
    • Wafaa Abed Al Razzaq
    • Samuel Shimon An Iraqi in Paris
    • Fuad al-TakarliThe Long Way Back
    • The Madman of Freedom Square by Hassan Blasim, Translated by Jonathan Wright
  • Ireland
    • Sebastian Barry The Secret Scripture 
    • Maria Edgeworth Castle Rackrent
    • James Joyce Ulysses
    • Flann O’Brien The Third PolicemanAt SwimTwoBirds
    • William Trevor
  • Israel
    • Aharon Appelfeld Blooms of Darkness
    • David Grossman Falling Out of TimeTo the End of theLandBe My Knife
    • Etgar Keret
    • Yehoshua Kenaz
    • Savyon Liebrecht
    • Ronit Matalon
    • Alex Epstein
    • Amos Oz A Tale of Love and Darkness (trans. Nicholas de Lange)
    • Sara Shilo The Falafel King is Dead 
    • AB Yehoshua
  • Italy
    • Alessandro Baricco Ocean SeaMr Gwyn 
    • Dino Buzzati The Tartar Steppe
    • Fabio Geda In the Sea there are Crocodiles (trans. Howard Curtis)
    • Elena Ferrante The Lost DaughterThe Days of AbandonmentMy Brilliant Friend
    • Diego Marani New Finnish Grammar 
    • Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa The Leopard 
    • Primo Levi
    • Alessandro Manzoni
    • Luigi Pirandello
    • Roberto Saviano Zero Zero ZeroGomorrah
    • Leonardo Sciascia The Day of the Owl(trans. Archibald Colquhoun)
    • Italo Svevo
    • Antonio Tabucchi Pereira Maintains 
  • Jamaica
    • Kei Miller
    • Lindsay Barrett
    • Margaret Cezair-Thompson The Pirate’s Daughter
    • Colin Channer
    • Marlon James The Book of Night WomenJohn Crow’s Devil
    • Brian Meeks Paint the Town Red 
    • Patricia Powell
    • Victor Stafford Reid
    • Vanessa Spence
  • Japan
    • Yasunari Kawabata Snow Country
    • Hiromi Kawakami Manazuru
    • Yumiko Kurahashi
    • Michitsuna no Haha (Michitsuna’s mother) The Kagero Diary (trans. Sonja Arntzen)
    • Yukio Mishima Death in Midsummer (trans. Seidensticker, Keene, Morris, Sargent)
    • Haruki Murakami Kafka on the Shore1Q84
    • Yoko Ogawa
    • Shiba Ryotaro
    • Yoriko Shono
    • Natsume Sōseki The MinerI am a Cat
    • Yoko Tawada
  • Jordan
    • Abdulrahman Munif Cities of Salt
    • Ibrahim Nasrallah Time of White Horses 
  • Kazakhstan
    • Mukhtar Auezov Abai (translation sought)
    • Ilyas Esenberlin Nomads
    • Nursultan Nazarbayev My Life, My Times and the Future 
    • Rollan Seisenbayev The Day the World Collapsed
    • Mukhamet Shayakhmetov The Silent Steppe: The Story of a Kazakh Nomad Under Stalin 
  • Kenya
    • Philo Ikonya Kenya, Will You Marry Me?
    • Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o A Grain of WheatWizard of the Crow
    • Binyavanga Wainaina One Day I Will Write About This Place
    • NK Read Children of Saba
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
    • Chinghiz Aitmatov JamiliaThe Place of the SkullFarewell Gul’saryThe Day Lasts More than a Hundred YearsShort NovelsWhite SteamshipTales of the Mountains and SteppesCranes Fly Early;Time to SpeakMother Earth and Other Stories
  • Laos
  • Latvia
    • David Bezmozgis The Free World
    • Sandra Kalniete With Dance Shoes in Siberian Snows
    • Janis Klidzejs The Child of Man (translation sought)
    • Agate Nesaule A Woman in Amber
    • Inga Zolude A Solace for Adam’s Tree 
  • Lebanon
    • Alexandra Chreiteh Always Coca-Cola
    • Rashid al-DaifDear Mr Kawabata 
    • Jabbour Douhaiy June Rain
    • Joumana Haddad I Killed Scheherazade
    • Iman Humaydan Wild Mulberries
    • Gibran Khalil Gibran
    • Elias Khoury YaloGate of the Sun
    • Amin Maalouf Samarkand;Leo the African
    • Amin al Rihani
    • Hanan al-Shaykh One Thousand and One NightsThe Locust and the Bird
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
    • Ibrahim Al-Khoni Anubis: A Desert NovelGold DustThe AnimistsThe Bleeding of the StoneThe PuppetThe Seven Veils of Seth
    • Ahmed Fagi Homeless Rats; 30 Short Stories
    • Hisham Matar In the Country of Men;Anatomy of a Disappearance
    • In the Country of Men: A Novel by Hisham Matar
    • The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
    • Laimonas BriedisVilnius: City of Strangers
    • Juozas Baltusis
    • Ricardas Gavelis Vilnius Poker
    • Jonas Mekas
    • Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė
    • Antanas Škėma The White Shroud 
    • Balys Sruoga Forest of the Gods 
    • Andrius Tapinas Hour of the Wolf 
    • Various No Men, No Cry
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
    • Elizabeta BakovskaOn the way to Damascus
    • Rumena Bužarovska ScribblesWisdom Tooth
    • Goce SmilevskiSigmund Freud’sSisterConversation with Spinoza 
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
    • Simon Bartolo
    • Oliver Friggieri
    • Herbert Ganado My Century
    • Kilin (Mikiel Spiteri)
    • Pierre Mejlak
    • Immanuel Mifsud Happy Weekend
    • Trevor Zahra
  • Marshall Islands
    • Bob Barclay In Melal: A Novel of the Pacific
    • Ed Daniel Kelin Marshall Islands Legends and Stories
    • Marshallese school students (the Unbound Bookmaker Project) The Important Book about Majuro
    • Jack Niedenthal For the Good of Mankind 
    • Dirk R Spennemann Bwebwenatoon etto: a collection of Marshallese legends and traditions
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
    • Anand Mulloo Watch Them Go Down / Barlen Pyamootoo Benares
  • Mexico
    • Mario Bellatín
    • Carmen Boullosa
    • Rosario Castellanos
    • Laura Esquivel Like Water for Chocolate(trans. Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen)
    • Carlos Fuentes
    • Elena Garro
    • Octavio Paz The Labyrinth of Solitude (trans. Lysander Kemp)
    • Elena Poniatowska
    • Sergio Pitol
    • Juan Rulfo Pedro Paramo
    • Martín Solares The Black Minutes
    • Juan Pablo Villalobos Down the Rabbit Hole
    • Jorge Volpi
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
  • Moldova
    • Ion Drutse Moldavian AutumnThe Story of an Ant
    • Vladimir Lorchenkov The Good Life Elsewhere
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
    • Muhammad Barrada The Game of Forgetting 
    • Diss Chraïbi Heirs to the PastLe Passé Simple(The Simple Past)
    • Bensalem Himmich The Polymath / Mohammed Achaari The Arch and the Butterfly
    • Tahar Ben Jelloun The Sacred NightThe Sand ChildThis Blinding Absence of Light (trans. Linda Coverdale); A Palace in the Old Village(trans. Linda Coverdale)
    • Fatima Mernissi
    • Muhammad Shukri For Bread Alone
  • Mozambique
    • Paulina Chiziane Niketche 
    • Mia Couto The Sleepwalking LandUnder the Frangipani
    • Luis Bernardo HonwanaWe Killed Mangy Dog
    • Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa Ualalapi
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
    • Timothy Detudamo Legends, Traditions and Tales of Nauru 
    • Ben Bam Solomon et al Stories from Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
    • Kader Abdolah The House of the Mosque
    • Gerbrand Bakker The Twin
    • Abdelkader Benali
    • Bernlef Out of Mind 
    • Arnon Grunberg TirzaSkin and Hair 
    • WF Hermans The Darkroom of Damocles 
    • Arthur Japin The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi 
    • Tessa de Loo
    • Jan van Mersbergen Tomorrow Pamplona 
    • Harry Mulisch The Discovery of Heaven
    • Nescio Amsterdam Stories
    • Cees Noteboom Lost ParadiseAll Souls’ DayRituals 
    • Gerard Reve De avonden (translation sought)
    • Tommy Wieringa Little Caesar 
    • Jan Wolkers Turkish Delight 
  • New Zealand
    • Eleanor Catton The Luminaries
    • Alan Duff Once Were Warriors
    • Janet Frame
    • Patricia Grace Potiki 
    • Charlotte Grimshaw Singularity 
    • Keri Hulme The Bone People
    • Witi Ihimaera Tangi 
    • Lloyd Jones Mr Pip 
    • Maurice Shadbolt Season of the Jew 
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
    • Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart
    • Toyin Falola A Mouth Sweeter than Salt
    • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie AmericanahHalf of a Yellow Sun
    • Lola Shoneyin The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives
    • Wole Soyinka The InterpretersSeason of Anomy
  • North Korea
  • Norway
    • Gerd Brantenberg Egalia’s Daughters
    • Knut Hamsun Hunger
    • Agnar Mykle Lasso Round the Moon
    • Karl Ove Knausgaard My Struggle
    • Per Petterson To SiberiaOut Stealing Horses (trans. Ann Born)
    • Lars Saabye Christensen The Half Brother 
    • Jan Wiese The Naked Madonna
    • Linn Ullmann Before You Sleep
    • Sigrid Undset Kristin Lavransdatter (trans. Tiina Nunnally)
  • Oman
    • Khadija bint Alawi Al-Dhahab My Grandmother’s Stories
    • Abdulaziz Al Farsi Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs
    • Ibrahim Farghali Smiles of Saints 
    • Unni Wikan Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman 
  • Pakistan
    • Jamil Ahmad The Wandering Falcon
    • Musharraf Ali Farooqi The Story of a WidowBetween Clay and Dust 
    • Uzma Aslam Khan
    • Mohsin Hamid Moth SmokeThe Reluctant Fundamentalist
    • Mohammed Hanif
    • Daniyal Mueenuddin In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
    • HM Naqvi Home Boy
    • Ali Sethi The Wish Maker
    • Bina Shah A Season for MartyrsSlum Child
    • Kamila Shamsie KartographyBrokenVersesBurnt Shadows 
    • Bapsi Sidhwa Ice CandyManAn American BratThe Pakistani Bride
    • Sara Suleri Meatless Days
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
    • Vincent Eri The Crocodile 
    • Bernard Narokobi Two Seasons 
    • Nash Sorariba
    • Russell Soaba Maiba
    • Michael Somare Sana
    • Regis Stella Gutsini PosaMata Sara
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
    • José María Arguedas
    • Jaime Bayly
    • Santiago Roncagliolo
    • Mario Vargas Llosa Death in the AndesAunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (trans. Ursule Molinaro, Hedwig Rappolt); The Storyteller (trans. Helen Lane)
  • Philippines
    • Azucena Grajo UranzaBamboo in the Wind 
    • Jessica Hagedorn Dogeaters 
    • Bino Realuyo The Umbrella Country 
    • Ninotchka Rosca State of War  
    • F Sionil José
    • Charlson Ong
    • Marivi Soliven The Mango Bride
    • Miguel Syjuco Illustrado
    • Joel Toledo
  • Poland
    • Stefan Chwin Death in Danzig
    • Witold Gombrowicz Pornografia
    • Pawel Huelle Cold Sea TalesCastorpThe Last SupperMercedes Benz
    • Jacek Hugo-Bader White Fever
    • Wojciech Jagielski The Night Wanderers 
    • Marek Krajewski The Eberhard Mock books
    • Stanislaw Lem
    • Antoni Libera Madame
    • Dorota MaslowskaSnow White and Russian Red 
    • Zygmunt Miloszewski EntanglementA Grain of Truth
    • Kazimierz Moczarski Conversations with an Executioner 
    • Wiesław Myśliwski Stone upon Stone 
    • Grazyna Plebanek Illegal Liaisons
    • Andrzej Stasiuk On the Road to BabadagDuklaFado;NineWhite Raven
    • Wojciech TochmanLike Eating a Stone
    • Olga Tokarczuk Primeval and OtherTimesHouse of Day, House of Night
    • Magdalena Tulli In Red
    • Michal Witkowski Lovetown
  • Portugal
    • Agustina Bessa-Luís
    • Fernando Pessoa
    • Eca de Queiroz The Mandarin and Other Stories
    • José Saramago BlindnessThe Year of the Death of Ricardo ReisThe Gospel According to Jesus Christ 
    • Pero Vaz de Caminha Carta de Pêro Vaz de Caminha 
  • Qatar
    • Mohammed Ali Victory over Abu Derya: The Quest for Pearls in the Arabian Gulf 
    • Abdul Aziz Al Mahmoud The Corsair
  • Romania
    • Mircea Cartarescu
    • Mircea Eliade
    • Filip and Matei Florian The Baiut Alley Lads
    • Herta Müller The Passport
  • Russia
    • Alina Bronsky The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine
    • Mikhail Bulgakov The Master and Margarita (trans. Michael Glenny)
    • Alan Cherchesov Requiem for the Living
    • Mikhail Lermontov A Hero of Our Time
    • Roman Senchin MINUS
    • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich(trans. Ralph Parker)
    • Vladimir Sorokin Day of the Oprichnik
    • Off the Beaten Tracks: Stories by Russian Hitchhikers
    • PD Ouspensky Strange Life of Ivan Osokin 
    • Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina
    • Oleg Zaionchkovski Happiness is Possible
  • Rwanda
    • Barassa Teta
    • Gilbert Gatore The Past Ahead
    • Philip Gourevitch We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with our Families 
    • Jean Hatzfeld Into the Quick of Life 
    • John Rusimbi By the Time She Returned
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
    • Michael Aubertin Neg Maron
    • McDonald Dixon Season of Mist
    • Dr Earl Long ConsolationVoices from a Drum 
    • Garth St Omer A Room on the HillShades of GreyNor Any CountryJ-, Black Bam and the Masqueraders
    • Derek Walcott Omeros
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Cecil Browne The Moon is Following Me
    • Richard Byron-Cox Were Mama’s Tears in Vain? 
    • H Nigel Thomas Spirits in the DarkBehind the Face of WinterReturn to Arcadia 
    • Marcia King-Gamble
    • Trish St Hill
    • George Thomas Ruler in Hairoona
    • Nickie Williams
  • Samoa
    • Sia Figiel Where We Once BelongedThe Girl in the Moon CircleThey Who do not Grieve
    • Misa Telefoni Retzlaff Love and Money
    • Lani Wendt Young Telesa: The Covenant Keeper
    • Albert Wendt The Adventures of VelaSons for the Return HomePouliuli
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Ghazi Abdul Rahman Al Gosaibi
    • Raja Alem My Thousand and One Nights: A Novel of Mecca
    • Rajaa Al-Sanea Girls of Riyadh
    • Abubaker Bagader Voices of Change 
    • Abdul Rahman Munif EndingsCities of SaltThe TrenchVariations on Night and Day 
  • Senegal
    • Mariama Bâ So Long a Letter
    • Ken Bugul Riwanou Le Chemin de Sable (Riwan or The Path of Sand)
  • Serbia
    • David Albahari Bait
    • Milos Crnjanski A Novel About LondonMigrations
    • Danilo Kiš
    • Milorad Pavic Dictionary of the Khazars
    • Srdjan Valjarevic Lake Como
    • Zoran Živković
  • Seychelles
    • Glynn Burridge Voices
    • William Travis Beyond the ReefsShark for Sale
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
    • Daniela Kapitánová Samko Tale’s Cemetery Book
    • Peter Pišťanek Rivers of Babylon
    • Pavol Rankov
  • Slovenia
    • Vladimir Bartol Alamut 
    • Andrej Blatnik You do Understand
    • Miha MazziniThe German Lottery
    • Luka Novak The Golden Shower or What Men Want
    • Andrej Skubic Fužine Blues
    • Slavoj Žižek / Nataša Kramberger Heaven in a Blackberry Bush, a Novel in Stories
  • Solomon Islands
    • Alice Aruhe’eta Pollard and Marilyn J. Waring Being the First: Storis Blong Oloketa Mere lo Solomon Aelan 
    • Celo Kulagoe
    • John Saunana The Alternative
  • Somalia
    • Nuruddin Farah SecretsSweet and Sour Milk
    • The Orchid of Lost Souls: A Novel by Nadifa Mohamed
    • Crossbones: A Novel by Nuruddin Farah
  • South Africa
    • Diane Awerbuck Cabin Fever 
    • Bryce Courtenay The Power of One 
    • Gavin Evans Dancing Shoes is Dead
    • Damon Galgut The Quarry
    • Siphiwo Mahala African Delights
    • Nelson Mandela The Long Walk to Freedom 
    • Dalene Matthee Fiela’s ChildCircles in the Forest
    • Kgebetli Moele The Book of the Dead 
    • Alan Paton Cry, the Beloved Country 
    • Henrietta Rose-Innes Nineveh
    • Ivan Vladislavic The Loss Library
    • Ingrid Winterbach The Book of Happenstance
  • South Korea
    • Lee Hye-Kyung A House on the Road
    • Han Kang The Vegetarian
    • Shin Kyung-Sook Please Look After Mom
    • Hwang Sok-yong The GuestThe Old Garden
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
    • Javier Cercas Soldiers of Salamis; The Anatomy of a Moment (trans. Anne McClean)
    • Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote (trans. Edith Grossman)
    • Miguel Delibes Five Hours with Mario
    • Juan Goytisolo Exiled from Almost Everywhere
    • Javier Marías The Infatuations
    • Alberto Mendez The Blind Sunflowers
    • Antonio Muñoz Molina Sefarad 
    • Carlos Ruiz Zafón The Shadow of the Wind 
    • Enrique Vila-Matas Dublinesque
  • Sri Lanka
    • Ru Freeman A Disobedient Girl 
    • Siri Gunasinghe The Shadow 
    • Romesh Gunesekera Reef
    • Kathleen Jayawardena Circles of Fire 
    • Shehan Karunatilaka Chinaman 
    • Carl Muller The Jam Fruit Tree 
    • S Ponnuthurai Ritual 
    • Sunethra Rajakarunanayake Metta
    • Keerthi Welisarage The Doomed 
    • Martin Wickramasinghe
  • Sudan
    • Leila AboulelaMinaret
    • Tarek Eltayeb The Palm House
    • Tayeb Salih Season of Migration to the North
    • Amir Tag Elsir The Grub Hunter
    • They Poured Fire On Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan by Benjamin Ajak, Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Judy A. Bernstein
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
    • John Ajvide Lindqvist Let the Right One In 
    • Karin Altenberg Island of Wings
    • Jonas Hassen Khemiri Montecore
    • Jonas Jonasson The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
    • Jens Lapidus Easy Money
    • Lotta Lotass
    • Henning Mankell Chronicler of the Winds
    • Per Olov Enquist The March of the Musicians (trans. Joan Tate); The Story of Blanche and Marie
    • Amelie Posse
    • Hjalmar Soderberg Doctor Glas
  • Switzerland
    • Peter Bichsel Children’s Stories 
    • Friedrich Dürrenmatt The Pledge
    • Friedrich Glauser In Matto’s Realm
    • Gottfried Keller A Village Romeo and Juliet 
    • Hugo Loetscher Noah 
    • Gerhard Meier Isle of the Dead 
    • Hansjörg Schertenlieb A Happy Man
    • Annemarie Schwarzenbach
    • Aglaja Veteranyi Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta
  • Syria
    • Fadi Azzam Sarmada
    • Hassan Bahri
    • Khaled Khalifa In Praise of Hatred
    • Hanna Mina Sun on a Cloudy Day 
    • Ghadda Samman
    • Rafik Schami Damascus Nights
    • Zakaria Tamer Breaking Knees
    • Sabriya: Damascus Bitter Sweet by Ulfat Idilbi, Translated by Peter Clark
    • A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek, Translated by Mark Weiss
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
    • Sadriddin Aini The Sands of Oxus: Boyhood Reminiscences of Sadriddin Aini
    • Andrei Volos Hurramabad
  • Tanzania
    • Agoro Anduru
    • Bethsaida Orphan Girls’ Secondary School Their Voices, Their Stories 
    • Abdulrazak Gurnah Desertion
    • Ismael Mbise Blood on Our Land
    • Ronny Mintjens More Than a Game
    • Sophia Mustafa Broken Reed 
    • Muhammed Said Abdulla
    • S Ndunguru The Lion of Yola
    • Edwin Semzaba
    • Adam Shafi
    • Tengio Urrio The Girl from Uganda 
  • Thailand
    • Kampoon Boontawee A Child of the Northeast
    • Chart Korbjitti The JudgementNo Way OutTimeMad Dogs & Co
    • Kukrit Pramoj
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Robert Antoni
    • Vahni Capildeo One Scattered Skeleton
    • Keith Jardim Near Open Water 
    • Errol John Moon on a Rainbow Shawl
    • Earl Lovelace Is Just a Movie 
    • VS NaipaulA House for Mr BiswasIn a Free State
    • Monique Roffey The White Woman on the Green Bicycle
  • Tunisia
    • Ali Douagi
    • Abdelwahab Meddeb Talismano
    • Mahmoud Messadi
    • Hassouna Mosbahi A Tunisian Tale 
    • Habib Selmi The Scents of Marie-Claire 
  • Turkey
    • Sabahattin Ali
    • Erendiz Atasu The Other Side of the Mountain 
    • Fakir Baykurt
    • Halide Edip Adıvar
    • Sait Faik Abasıyanık
    • Güneli Gün On the Road to Baghdad 
    • Refik Halit Karay
    • Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar The Time Regulation Institute
    • Orhan Kemal
    • Yaşar Kemal
    • Murathan Mungan
    • Reşat Nuri Güntekin
    • Orhan Pamuk Snow
    • Elif ShafakThe Forty Rules of Love
    • Kemal Tahir
    • Latife Tekin Dear Shameless Death
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
    • Doreen Baingan Tropical Fish: Stories Out Of Entebbe
    • Moses Isegawa Abyssinian ChroniclesSnakepit
    • Goretti Kyomuhendo The First DaughterWaitingSecrets No More
    • Glaydah Namukasa Voice of Dream
    • Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Kintu 
    • Julius Ocwinyo Fate of the BanishedThe Unfulilled DreamFootprints of the Outsider 
    • Okot p’Bitek Songof Lawino
    • Timothy Wangusa Upon This Mountain
  • Ukraine
    • Andrey Kurkov Death and the Penguin
    • Nikolai  Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka
    • Theodore OdrachWave of Terror
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Ameera Al Hakawati Desperate in Dubai
    • Mohammad Al Murr The Wink of the Mona LisaDubai Tales
    • Maha Gargash The Sand Fish 
    • Qais Sedki Gold Ring
  • United Kingdom
    • Vanessa Gebbie
    • Christina Hall To the Edge of the Sea
    • Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day
    • Deborah LevySwimming Home
    • Caryl Lewis Martha, Jack and Shanco
    • Angus MacLellan Stories from South Uist
    • Siân Melangell DafyddY Trydydd Peth 
    • JK Rowling
    • Virginia Woolf
  • United States of America
    • Harriette Arnow The Dollmaker
    • Sandra Cisneros
    • Neil Gaiman American Gods
    • Norton Juster The Phantom Tollbooth 
    • Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood Bible
    • Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Cormac Mccarthy All the Pretty Horses
    • Sean Murphy The Time of New Weather
    • Tomas Pynchon
    • Michael Shaara The Killer Angels 
    • Amy Tan
    • Hunter S Thompson Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    • Eliot Weinberger
  • Uruguay
    • Mario Benedetti
    • Juan Carlos Onetti The Shipyard;The Pit and Tonight
    • Rafael Courtoisie
    • Eduardo Galeano
    • Felisberto Hernández Lands of Memory
    • Cristina Peri Rossi
    • Horacio Quiroga The Decapitated Chicken
  • Uzbekistan
    • Bibish The Dancer from Khiva: One Muslim Woman’s Quest for Freedom
    • Hamid Ismailov The Railway
    • Sabit Madaliev
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
    • Alberto Barrera Tyszka The Sickness
    • Romulo Gallegos
    • Francisco Suniaga
    • Ana Teresa Torres
    • Federico Vegas Falke
  • Vietnam 
    • Phan Hon Nhien The JokerCold EyesLeft Wing
    • Nguyen Ngoc ThuanOpen the Window, Eyes Closed
    • Nguyen Nhat Anh
    • Bao Ninh The Sorrow of War(trans. Frank Palmos, Phan Thanh Hao)
  • Yemen
    • Wajdi al-Ahdal A Land without Jasmine
    • Zayd Mutee’ Dammaj The Hostage
    • Don’t Be Afraid of the Bullets: An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen by Laura Kasinof
  • Zambia
    • Gaile Parkin Baking Cakes in Kigali
    • Field Ruwe
    • Binwell Sinyangwe A Cowrie of Hope
  • Zimbabwe
    • Brian Chikwava Harare North
    • Shimmer Chinodya Chioniso and Other Stories 
    • Tsitsi Dangarembga Nervous Conditions 
    • Petinah Gappah An Elegy for Easterly
    • Tendai Huchu The Hairdresser of Harare
    • Stephen Lungu Out of the Black Shadows 
    • Christopher Mlalazi They are ComingRunning with Mother

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