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I've started logging my reviews by country (as a setting). This is a work in progress!

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Legend: Red - Fiction, Green - Non-Fiction



Asia (currently read 11 countries)

(27) Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei Cambodia China India Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan North Korea South Korea Kyrgyzstan Laos Malaysia Maldives Mongolia Myanmar Nepal Philippines Singapore Sri Lanka Taiwan Tajikistan Thailand Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Vietnam


Cambodia:

Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres (short story: Gilt-Edged Shadows)

China:

The Beauty Experiment by Phoebe Baker Hyde (nonfiction)
Home is a Roof Over a Pig (nonfiction)
The Incarnations by Susan Barker

India:

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (nonfiction)
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
An Incurable Insanity by Simi K. Rao
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth
Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres (short story: Cafe Masala)
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Indonesia:

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (nonfiction)

Japan:

A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain (non-fiction)
After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto
The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen
Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat by Naomi Moriyama (nonfiction)
Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres  (short story: Hibernation)
The Mask Carver's Son by Alyson Richman
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Korea:

Malaysia:

Ru by Kim Thuy

The Philippines:

Cave and Shadows by Nick Joaquin
Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
Gagamba: The Spider Man by F. Sionil Jose
Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco
Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres (short stories: Mariposa Gang, The Sema, Gilt-Edged Shadows, Man of the Cloth, The Bag Lady, Cafe Masala)
May Day Eve and Other Stories by Nick Joaquin
The Summer Solstice and Other Stories by Nick Joaquin
Sula's Voyage by Catherine Torres

Singapore:

Aunty Lee's Delights: A Singaporean Mystery by Ovidia Yu
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials by Ovidia Yu
Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres (short stories: Mannequins, Blown Glass)

Thailand:

Ru by Kim Thuy

Vietnam:

A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain (non-fiction)
The Frangipani Hotel: Stories by Violet Kupersmith
Ru by Kim Thuy



Middle East, North Africa, and Greater Arabia (3)

(23) (Includes some countries not traditionally part of the Middle East but their cultures cause their placement in this region (such as Pakistan)).

Afghanistan Algeria Azerbaijan Bahrain Egypt Iran Iraq Israel Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Libya Morocco Oman Pakistan Qatar Saudi Arabia Somalia Syria Tunisia Turkey United Arab Emirates Yemen

Egypt:

The Harafish by Naguib Mahfouz

Israel:

A Vision of Angels by Timothy Jay Smith

Turkey:

Mariposa Gang and Other Stories by Catherine Torres (short story: The Sema)
Silk Armour by Claire Sydenham
Snow by Orhan Pamuk



Europe

(48) Albania Andorra Armenia Austria Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Kosovo Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Malta Moldova Monaco Montenegro Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia San Marino Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Ukraine United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Vatican City

Multiple countries across Europe

Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia and across Europe)

Armenia:

Incendiary Girls: Stories by Kodi Scheer

Austria:

Night by Elie Wiesel (nonfiction)

France:

A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain (non-fiction)
The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera
French Women Don't Get Old or Fat by Mirelle Guiliano (nonfiction)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Le Divorce by Diane Johnson
The Lieutenant's Whistle by Fred Stemme
Madame Picasso by Anne Girard
The Mask Carver's Son by Alyson Richman
The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
Villa America by Liza Klaussman

Germany:

The Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
The Reader by Bernard Schlink

Iceland:

Close to the Heel by Norah McClintock

Italy:

A Lovely, Indecent Departure by Steven Gilbert Lee
Eat Now, Talk Later by James Vescovi (nonfiction)
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (nonfiction)
Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
Juliet's Nurse by Lois Leveen
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster 

Norway:

The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder

Poland:

The Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Night by Elie Wiesel (nonfiction)
Swans are Fat Too by Michelle Granas

Portugal:

All the Names by Jose Saramago

Sweden:

Mountainfit by Meera Lee Sethi (nonfiction)
Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy:
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl Who Played with Fire
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

UK:

Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth (non-fiction)
A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain (non-fiction)
The Death of Bees by Lisa O'Donnell
Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewyca
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster 



North America

Canada Greenland Mexico United States of America

Canada:

A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey
Find Momo: A Photography Book by Andrew Knapp (nonfiction)
Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew Knapp (nonfiction)
A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain by Adrianne Harun
Obasan by Joy Kagawa 
Ru by Kim Thuy
Sea Lovers: Selected Stories by Valerie Martin

Mexico:

Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano
The Earthquake Machine by Mary Pauline Lowry

USA:

A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain
American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar
Belle Cora by Phillip Margulies
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
Eat Now, Talk Later by James Vescovi (nonfiction)
Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
Find Momo: A Photography Book by Andrew Knapp (nonfiction)
Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew Knapp (nonfiction)
The Help by Katherine Stockett
Incendiary Girls: Stories by Kodi Scheer (Armenia, US)
Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat by Naomi Moriyama (nonfiction)
The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Rats by Robert Sullivan (nonfiction)
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
This is Paradise: Stories by Kristiana Kahakuwila (Hawaii)
Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussman
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Anne Patchett (nonfiction)



Central America and the Caribbean

(20) Antigua and Barbuda The Bahamas Barbados Belize Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic El Salvador Grenada Guatemala Haiti Honduras Jamaica Nicaragua Panama Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago



South America

(12) Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador Guyana Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela

Argentina:

Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
Perla by Carolina de Robertis

Colombia:

Leaf Storm by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Of Love and Other Demons by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia and across Europe)




Sub-Saharan Africa

(48) Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Cote d'Ivoire Djibouti Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon The Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone South Africa South Sudan Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Togo Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe

Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Rwanda

Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan

Nigeria:

I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Senegal:

However Long the Night by Aimee Molloy (nonfiction)



Australia and Oceania

(15) Australia East Timor* Fiji Kiribati Marshall Islands Federated States of Micronesia Nauru New Zealand Palau Papua New Guinea Samoa Solomon Islands Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu

Australia:

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The House at Anzac Parade by Victor Kline (nonfiction)
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