Monday, December 13, 2010

EUROPE - Reading Around the World


Countries read are in bold blue. Potential books to be read are listed below each country. Once I've read a book, I will strike through it. An asterisk (*) indicates books I own but have not read yet.

1. Albania
          The Palace of Dreams by Ismail Kadare
          Chronicle in Stone by Ismail Kadare
2. Andorra
3. Armenia
4. Austria
          Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
          The Reluctant Heiress by Eva Ibbotson
5. Belarus
6. Belgium
7. Bosnia and Herzegovina
          People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
8. Bulgaria
          *The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
9. Cape Verde
10. Croatia
11. Czech Republic
          The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
12. Denmark
          Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg
          Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
13. England
          *The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
          *Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
          *Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
          *Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
          *Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
          *The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
          Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
          Rebel Angels by Libba Bray
          *The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
          *Stardust by Neil Gaiman
          *The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
          Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
          *Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
          Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
          *Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
          *Queen of Camelot by Nancy McKenzie
          *The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
          *Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
          When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman
          *The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
          The Once and Future King by T.H. White
          *Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
          *A Rose for the Crown by Anne Easter Smith
14. Estonia
15. Finland
          The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
16. France
          *Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
          The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
          Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
          My Life in France by Julia Child
          The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
          Chocolat by Joanne Harris
          *A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
          *Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
          The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
          *The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy
17. Georgia
18. Germany
          Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
          The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
          All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
          Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
          *Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
          Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
          Night by Elie Wiesel
19. Greece
          *The Iliad by Homer
          Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
          The Magus by John Fowles
          *The Island by Victoria Hislop
          The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
20. Hungary
21. Iceland
          Independent People by Halldor Laxness
          The Tricking of Freya by Christina Sunley
22. Ireland
          Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
          Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts
          At Swim Two Birds by Flann O'Brien
          *Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
          The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey
          The Outside Boy by Jeanine Cummins
23. Italy
          Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
          The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
          *The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant
          A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
          The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
          *Signora Da Vinci by Robin Maxwell
          *A Voice in the Wind by Francine Rivers
24. Latvia
25. Liechtenstein
26. Lithuania
27. Luxembourg
28. Macedonia
29. Malta
30. Moldova
31. Monaco
32. Montenegro
33. Netherlands
          Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
34. Norway
          Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
          Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
35. Poland
          The Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff
          A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True by Brigid Pasulka
          The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman
36. Portugal
          Blindness by Jose Saramago
37. Romania
          *Dracula by Bram Stoker
          Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
38. Russia
          *Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
          Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
          City of Thieves by David Benioff
          Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
          We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
          *The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
          Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
          *The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
39. San Marino
40. Serbia
          Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic
41. Scotland
          *The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett
42. Slovakia
43. Slovenia
          Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
44. Spain
          Don Quixote by Miguel de Vervantes Saavedra
          For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
          The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
          The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner
45. Sweden
          The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
          The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg
46. Switzerland
          The Bells by Richard Harvell
47. Ukraine
          Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
48. Wales
          *Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
          The Earth Hums in B Flat by Mari Strachan
          Hood by Stephen R. Lawhead