Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Global Reading Challenge



“Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”
— Jean Rhys

The Expert Challenge— Completed


Please click the book title to read my book review.

I read fourteen books. Twelve different countries are represented and two books are set in Antarctica. It's an eclectic list—rather like my reading habits.

List

Europe

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
By Stieglitz Larsson
Sweden

2.
The Club Dumas
By Arturo Perez-Reverte
Spain


Australasia

1. Cloudstreet
by Tim Winton
Austrailia

2.Where We Once Belonged
by Sia Figuel
Samoa

Asia

1. Prairies of Fever
By Ibrahim Nasrallah
(story takes place in Saudia Arabia) Nasrallah lives in Jordan

2.The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist
by Emile Habiby
Israel (Palestine)
Habiby was an Arab-Israeli

Africa

1. The Sand Child
by Tahar Ben Jelloun
Morocco


2.The Life and Times of Michael K
by J. M Coetzee
South Africa

Antarctica

1. The Big Bang Symphony
Lucy Bledsoe

2 The Brief History of the Dead
By Kevin Brockmeier

North America

1. The Sparrow
by Mary Doria Russell
United States

2. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
By Mordecai Richter
Canada


South America

1.Alone in the Crowd
By Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
Brazil

2. Dr. Brodies Report
Jorge Luis Borges
Argentina

No comments:

Post a Comment