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Friday, December 30, 2011

Around the World in 52 Books Challenge List

List is complete but subject to change

1. Afghanistan
Earth and Ashes by Atiq Rahimi (Library)
2. Algiers
My Battle of Algiers: A Memoir by Ted Morgan  (library)
Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083 by Andrea White (Library)
Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the  South Pole by Jerri  Nielsen (Own)
4. Australia
Rabbit-Proof Fence: The True Story of One of the Greatest Escapes of  All Time by Doris Pilkington Garimara (Library)
5. Botswana
Botswana Time by Will Randall  (library)
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by :Alexander McCall Smith (library)
5. Burkina Faso
The Outlaw by Stephen Davies (library)
6. Canada
The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery (library)
7. Cambodia
Children of Cambodia's Killing Fields: Memoirs by Survivors by Dith Pran
8. Central African Republic
Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure by Stuart Stevens (library)
9. Congo
Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo by Vanessa Woods (library)
10. Côte d'Ivoire
Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village by Sarah Erdman (own)
11. Denmark
Winter's Tales by Karen Blixen (own)
I Want to Get Married!: One Wannabe Bride's Misadventures with Handsome Houdinis, Technicolor Grooms, Morality Police, and Other Mr. Not Quite Rights by غادة عبدالعال(library)
Priestess of the Nile by Veronica Scott (own)
13. Equitorial Guinea
Shadows of Your Black Memory by Donato Ndongo (library)
14. Eritrea
My Father's Daughter by Hannah Pool (library)
15. Ethiopia
Cry of the Giraffe by Judie Oron (library)
16. England
Katherine by Anya Seton (library)
17. Finland
Wilderness by Roddy Doyle (library)
18. France
My Life in France by :Julia Child (library)
19. Gabon
Travels in West Africa by Mary H Kingsley  (library)
African Silences by Peter Matthiessen  (library)
20. Gambia
Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Forster (library)
21. Ghana
Somebody's Heart Is Burning: A Woman Wanderer in Africa by Tanya Shaffer (library)
22. Guinea
The Dark Child by Camara Laye (library)
The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi  (library)
24. Germany
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (own)
25. Greenland
Cold Earth by Sarah Moss (library)
26. Hungary
Valeria's Last Stand by Marc Fitten (library)
27. Iceland
Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (library)
28. India
Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors (library)
29. Iran
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi (own)
30. Ireland
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier (own)
31. Italy
Daughters of Rome by Kate Quinn (library)
32. Jordan
Married to a Bedouin by Marguerite Van Geldermalsen (library)
33. Kenya
My Pride and Joy: An Autobiography by George Adamson (library)
34. Lesotho
She Plays with the Darkness by Zakes Mda (library)
35. Liberia
This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (library)
36. Madagascar
Muddling through in Madagascar by Dervla Murphy (library)
37. Namibia
Cry of the Kalahari by Mark J. Owens (library)
38. Nigeria
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (library)
39. Netherlands
A Young Wife by Pam Lewis (library)
40. Norway
Wolfsangel by M.D. Lachlan (library)
41. New Zealand
The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera (library)
42.Papua New Guinea
Four Corners: A Journey into the Heart of Papua New Guinea by Kira Salak (library)
43. Romania
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier (library)
44. Rwanda
Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin (library)
45. South Africa
My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience by Rian Malan (library)
It Rains In February A Wife's Memoir of Love and Loss by Leila Summers (own)
46. Scotland
Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon (own)
47. Swaziland
Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French (library)
48. Somalia
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali (own)
49. Tanzania
Through a Window by Jane Goodall (library)
50. Uganda
Kisses from Katie by Katie J. Davis (to buy)
51. Zimbabwe
Nehanda by Yvonne Vera (library)
 The Man-Eaters of Tsavo by John Henry Patterson (library)


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