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Around the World in Books

Hi. I’m reading a book from every country in the world. I began with Germany. The most recent review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan). 

Below, a list of all the countries. Want an update every time I finish one? I swear, it’s worth it.


This is the Instagram account I use to record the experience.

NORTH AMERICA
Canada
Mexico
USA
Bermuda
St. Pierre et Miquelon

CENTRAL AMERICA
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama

SOUTH AMERICA
Argentina
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
Brazil
Chile [includes Easter Island]
Colombia
Ecuador [includes the Galápagos islands]
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
French Guiana
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

CARIBBEAN
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Bermuda
Cayman Islands
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Cuba
Dominica
Curaçao
Dominican Republic
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Haiti
Jamaica
Martinique
Montserrat
Puerto Rico
Saint Bathélemy
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin (French Part)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sint Maarten (Dutch Part)
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.

EUROPE
Andorra
Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
France
Germany: A Woman in Berlin by Anonymous
Gibraltar
Guernsey
Holy See (Vatican City State)
Hungary
Ireland
Isle of Man
Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
Jersey
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands
Poland: This Way to the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski
Portugal: Blindness by Jose Saramago
Romania
San Marino
Slovakia
Spain: The Infatuations by Javier Marías
Switzerland
United Kingdom

THE BALKANS
Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Greece
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Montenegro
Serbia
Slovenia

THE BALTICS
Estonia: Purge by Sofi Oksanen
Latvia: Baltic Countdown: A Nation Vanishes, by Peggie Benton
Lithuania: Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys

SCANDINAVIA
Åland Islands
Denmark
Faroe Islands
Finland: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (not yet reviewed) 
Greenland
Iceland
Norway: The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Sweden

AFRICA
Algeria
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Tunisia
Western Sahara
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Côte d’Ivoire
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea [includes the islands of Annobón and Bioko]
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius [includes Rodrigues]
Mayotte
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Réunion
Rwanda
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Sao Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa: My Traitor’s Heart by Rian Malan and Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (not yet reviewed) 
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania, United Republic of
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

MIDDLE EAST
Afghanistan
Bahrain
Cyprus
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syria
United Arab Emirates
Yemen

CENTRAL ASIA
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Pakistan: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

SOUTH + SE ASIA
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Laos
Malaysia
Maldives
Myanmar
Nepal
Philippines
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Viet Nam

EAST ASIA
China
Hong Kong
Japan
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of
Korea, Republic of
Macao
Mongolia
Taiwan, Province of China

NORTH ASIA
Belarus
Moldova
Russian Federation
Ukraine

OCEANIA
American Samoa
Australia
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cook Islands
Fiji
French Polynesia
Guam
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Federated States of
Nauru
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Mariana Islands
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Pitcairn
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tokelau
Tonga
Tuvalu
United States Minor Outlying Islands (includes the Howland-Baker, Johnston, Midway, US Line and Wake island groups)
Vanuatu
Wallis and Futuna

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