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The World Between Two Covers: Reading the Globe

Updated: August 29, 2018

Ann Morgan decided to read her way around the world. The following list is from The world between two covers: reading the globe, hardcover and e-media.  At the present time LAPL does not own all the books on her list, but we are doing our best to acquire them. Her reading travels continue on her website A Year of Reading the World.


Isegawa, Moses, 1963-
 

Uganda


Kpomassie, Tete-Michel.
Call Number: 998 K88

Togo


Cabrera, Lydia.
Call Number: 863.1 C117

Cuba


Said, Kurban, 1905-1942.
Call Number: Ed.b

Azerbaijan


Kourouma, Ahmadou.
 

Ivory Coast  aka Côte d’Ivoire aka Republic of Côte d'Ivoire


Gaiman, Neil.
Call Number: Ed.b

United States


Palakʻean, Grigoris, -1934.
Call Number: 956.6 P154

Armenia

 


Mengiste, Maaza.
 

Ethiopia


Kuni, Ibrahim.
 

Lybia


Appelfeld, Aron.
 

With his father already sent to a labor camp, and more and more friends and neighbors taken away each day, eleven-year-old Hugo pays close attention to his mother's instructions as she places him in the care of her childhood classmate, Mariana. Told not to ask questions, Hugo is shielded from the fact that night after night, in the room outside the closet where he stays, Mariana works as a prostitute for Nazi soldiers.

Israel


Bernart, Luelen.
Call Number: 996.6 B523

Micronesia aka Federated States of Micronesia


Di?az, Junot, 1968-
 

Dominican Republic

Details the experiences of Oscar and his family and friends in New Jersey and the Dominican Republic, exposing you to a rich mix of the cultures in both locations.

 


Kadare, Ismail.
 

Albania


Kempadoo, Oonya.
 

Guyana


Munif, ʻAbd al-Rahman.
 

Jordan


Winton, Tim.
 

Australia


Addonia, Sulaiman S. M. Y.
 

Eritrea


Bai, Xianyong, 1937-
 

Taiwan


Schami, Rafik, 1946-
 

Syria


Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-
 

Peru


Kurkov, Andrei.
 

Ukraine


Quiroga, Horacio, 1878-1937.
 

Uruguay


Restrepo, Laura.
 

Columbia

 


Gurnah, Abdulrazak, 1948-
 

Tanzania


Mangunwijaya, Y. B., 1929-1999.
 

Indonesia


Asturias, Miguel Angel.
 

Guatemala


Jungersen, Christian.
 

Denmark


Ba, Amadou Hampate.
 

Saniʻ, Rajaʼ ʻAbd Allah.
 

Saudia Arabia


Anam, Tahmima, 1975-
 

Bangladesh


Hwang, Sog-yong, 1943-
 

Huchu, Tendai, 1982-
 

Zimbabwe


Stanisic, Sasa, 1978-
 

Bosnia and Herzegovina


Icaza, Jorge, 1906-1978.
 

Ecuador


Hamsun, Knut, 1859-1952.
Call Number: Ed.d

Norway


Volos, Andrei.
 

Tajikistan


Roa Bastos, Augusto, 1917-2005.
 

Paraguay


Syjuco, Miguel, 1976-
 

Philippines


Ratner, Vaddey.
 

Cambodia


Waberi, Abdourahman A., 1965-
 

Djibouti


Emmanuel, Francois, 1952-
 

Belgium


Aitmatov, Chingiz.
 

Kyrgyzstan


Kambalu, Samson, 1975-
Call Number: 759.964 K15

Malawi


James, Marlon, 1970-
 

Jamaica


Dongala, Emmanuel Boundzeki, 1941-
 

Republic of Congo


Guene, Faiza.
 

France

Title of the novel is also known as Just like tomorrow.


Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
Call Number: 966.4 B365

Sierra Leone


Kincaid, Jamaica.
Call Number: Ed.a

Antigua and Barbuda


Kawakami, Hiromi, 1958-
 

Japan


Brossard, Nicole.
 

Canada


Mongo Beti, 1932-2001.
 

Cameroon

This novel was published in 2008 as Mission to Kala.

 


Khemiri, Jonas Hassen, 1978-
 

Sweden


Gospodinov, Georgi, 1968-
 


Bulgaria


Duff, Alan, 1950-
Call Number: Ed.a

New Zealand


Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918-2008.
Call Number: Ed.f

Russia


Perisic, Robert, 1969-
 

Croatia


Zambra, Alejandro, 1975-
 

Chile


Ben Jelloun, Tahar, 1944-
 

Morocco


Shoneyin, Titilola Alexandrah.
 

Nigeria


Farah, Nuruddin, 1945-
Call Number: Ed.a

Somalia


Castellanos Moya, Horacio, 1957-
 

El Salvador


Harrer, Heinrich, 1912-2006.
Call Number: 951.5T H296 1996

Liechtenstein


Ndongo-Bidyogo, Donato, 1950-
 

Equatorial Guinea


Yi, Nu Nu.
 

This book was censored for twelve years by the government of Burma (now Myanmar). The story centers around the Taungbyon Festival, and Daisy Bond, a gay spiritual medium, who is part of the festivities.

Myanmar


Ba, Mariama.
 

Senegal


Lovell, Glenville, 1955-
 

Barbados


ʻAshur, Radwa.
 

Egypt


Meddeb, Abdelwahab.
 

Tunisia


Hrabal, Bohumil, 1914-1997.
 

Czech Republic


Parsiʹpur, Shahrnush.
 

Iran


Call Number: 996.8 T9675

Tuvalu


Bakker, Gerbrand, 1962-
 

Netherlands


Joyce, James, 1882-1941.
Call Number: Ed.q

Ireland


Ahmad, Jamil, 1933-
 

Pakistan


Ondjaki, 1977-
 

Angola


Paasilinna, Arto, 1942-
Call Number: Ed.a

Finland


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