Reading Around the World

Here's how I scanned all our books in 2010 so I could keep reading anywhere.

International list of books to read

And here are books from all over the world that are reviewed here on the blog.  There's no order and no one type of book.  I didn't even like all of them.

Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper  
Invisible China 
China Road
Country Driving 
The Corpse Walker 
Wild Swans
The Good Earth
Lost on Planet China
Kitchen Chinese
China in Ten Words
Factory Girls
Lost in Translation
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
How to Cook a Dragon
The Vagrants
A Leaf in the Bitter Wind
China Witness
Serve the People
The Hundred Secret Senses
The Joy Luck Club
Land of Yesterday, Land of Tomorrow
Little Leap Forward
Fried Eggs with Chopsticks
Swallowing Clouds
Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Dream of the Red Chamber
Balzac and the Little Seamstress
Dislocating China
The Tarim Mummies
The Mummies of Urumqi
The Laughing Sutra
Aurel Stein on the Silk Road
The Last Barbarians
Frontiers of Heaven
Life Along the Silk Road
China Marches West
The Good Earth

Central Asia
Everyday Life in Central Asia
Red Odyssey  
A Thousand Splendid Suns

The Art of Soviet Cooking
The Reindeer People
The Russian Way
Red Odyssey  
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
A Dream in Polar Fog
Sunlight at Midnight
Siberian Village
A History of the Peoples of Siberia
Arctic Mirrors
The Other Side of Russia

The Book of a Thousand Days
The Blue Sky
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The Blood of Flowers
Things I've Been Silent About
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Persepolis 2
Anahita's Woven Riddle
The Saffron Kitchen

Where the Streets Had a Name
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea
Abou and the Angel Cohen
The Rock

The Spice Merchant's Daughter

Interpreter of Maladies (some of the stories)
A Breath of Fresh Air
The Mango Season
The Hungry Tide
The Namesake
Climbing the Mango Trees
A Suitable Boy
A House for Mr. Biswas

Beneath my Mother's Feet

Everything is Broken
The Piano Tuner

Memoirs of a Geisha
Samurai Shortstop
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

North Korea
Nothing to Envy

The People's Guide to Mexico
First Stop in the New World

The Seamstress

Hanna's Daughters

Driving over Lemons

Suite Francaise 
The Sweet Life in Paris
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
A Very Long Engagement
The Sharper Your Knife the Less You Cry
And There Was Light
French Milk

Sacred Hearts

Yellow Star

Guests of the Sheik

The Sea Road

Logavina Street


A House in Fez

In an Antique Land

Sweetness in the Belly 
Cutting for Stone

The Dark Child

Monique and the Mango Rains

Sierra Leon
A Long Way Gone
The Devil that Danced on the Water
Ancestor Stones

Left to Tell
Baking Cakes in Kigali

Memoirs of an Arabic Princess from Zanzibar

South Africa
Cry, the Beloved Country 

Things Fall Apart

Sierra Leone
Ancestor Stones 

Listening for Lions

Love in the Driest Season
Nervous Conditions

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The Light Between Oceans
Does My Head Look Big In This?
Foreign Correspondence

New Zealand
Whale Rider

The Midwife
Pomegranate Soup

US (including immigration)
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Confederates in the Attic
The Friendship Doll
Mama's Bank Account
97 Orchard 
Girl in Translation
The Snow Child
The Devil's Highway
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
The Turk and My Mother
Dreams from My Father
Serving Crazy with Curry
Anything Can Happen
When the Emperor Was Divine
Funny in Farsi
A Midwife's Tale
The Age of Homespun
Rough Stone Rolling
The Politics of American Religious Identity
12 Years a Slave

Global Mom
To the Peripheries of Mormondom
Half the Sky 
Visit Sunny Chernobyl
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar
Far from Zion
Female Nomad and Friends
Burnt Bread and Chutney
Going with the Grain
Death by Pad Thai
Uncertain Roads
Banker to the Poor
The Geography of Bliss
The Far Traveler
Tales from the Expat Harem
Expat: Women's True Tales of Life Abroad
The Language of Baklava
Fire from the Andes
The Carpet Wars
A Woman's Asia
From Heaven Lake
Bury Me Standing
Nine Parts of Desire
Sons of the Conquerors
Tales of a Female Nomad
Hidden Immigrants

Other Favorites
An Everlasting Meal
Garlic and Sapphires 
The Disappearing Spoon 
When Everything Changed
The Lost 
Mormon Country
Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
Confederates in the Attic 
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School
Still Alice
A Tree Grown in Brooklyn
Angle of Repose 
Crossing to Safety
Olive Kitteridge
The Handmaid's Tale 
The Mother in Me
Birds in Fall
People of the Book
Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History
Women's Work
Ten Circles Upon the Pond
Year of Wonders
Sojourner in the Promised Land
Mary, Martha, and Me
The Portrait of a Lady
David O McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism
The Two-Income Trap
Search, Ponder, and Pray

1 comment:

  1. This is an awesome resource - I've been trying to find more texts on Central Asia. Thank you so much for sharing!