Reading a book from every country

36/193 (UN recognised nations)

  • Afghanistan - Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner
  • Albania
  • Algeria - Albert Camus The Stranger
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina - Esteban Echeverría El matadero
  • Armenia 
  • Australia - Markus Zusak The Book Thief
  • Austria - Robert Seethaler A Whole Life
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus 
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil - Paulo Coelho The Alchemist
  • Brunei 
  • Bulgaria 
  • Burkina Faso 
  • Burundi 
  • Cambodia 
  • Cameroon 
  • Canada - Margaret Atwood The Handmaid's Tale
  • Cape Verde 
  • Central African Republic 
  • Chad 
  • Chile - Isabel Allende La casa de los espíritus
  • China - Sun Tzu The Art of War
  • Colombia - Gabriel García Márquez Crónica de una muerte anunciada
  • Comoros 
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • Congo, Republic of 
  • Costa Rica 
  • Côte d’Ivoire 
  • Croatia 
  • Cuba - Nicolás Guillén Selección poética
  • Cyprus 
  • Czech Republic - Milan Kundera The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Denmark - Søren Kierkegaard The Seducer's Diary
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica 
  • Dominican Republic - Junot Díaz The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao 
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador 
  • Egypt 
  • El Salvador 
  • Equatorial Guinea 
  • Eritrea 
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars
  • Gabon 
  • The Gambia 
  • Georgia
  • Germany - Patrick Süskind Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
  • Ghana
  • Greece - Homer The Odyssey
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala 
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau 
  • Guyana 
  • Haiti
  • Honduras 
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India - Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things
  • Indonesia 
  • Iran 
  • Iraq 
  • Ireland - James Joyce Ulysses
  • Israel 
  • Italy 
  • Jamaica
  • Japan - Haruki Murakami Kafka on the Shore
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati 
  • Kurdistan* 
  • Kuwait 
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos 
  • Latvia 
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho 
  • Liberia
  • Libya - Hisham Matar The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania 
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar 
  • Malawi 
  • Malaysia - Tan Twan Eng The Gift of Rain
  • Maldives 
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius 
  • Mexico - Laura Esquivel Like Water for Chocolate 
  • Micronesia, Federated States of 
  • Moldova
  • Monaco 
  • Mongolia 
  • Montenegro 
  • Morocco 
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia 
  • Nauru 
  • Nepal 
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand - Eleanor Catton The Luminaries
  • Nicaragua 
  • Niger 
  • Nigeria - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie We Should All Be Feminists
  • North Korea
  • Norway - Per Petterson Out Stealing Horses
  • Oman
  • Pakistan 
  • Palau 
  • Palestine 
  • Panama 
  • Papua New Guinea 
  • Paraguay  
  • Peru 
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal - José Saramago Blindness
  • Qatar 
  • Romania - Elie Wiesel Night
  • Russia - Leo Tolstoy War and Peace
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia - Derek Walcott Omeros
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino 
  • Sao Tome and Principe 
  • Saudi Arabia 
  • Senegal
  • Serbia 
  • Seychelles 
  • Sierra Leone 
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands 
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea - Haemin Sunim The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World
  • South Sudan 
  • Spain - Miguel de Unamuno Niebla
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland  
  • Sweden - Stieg Larsson The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan 
  • Tanzania 
  • Thailand 
  • Togo 
  • Tonga 
  • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • Tunisia 
  • Turkey 
  • Turkmenistan 
  • Tuvalu 
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates 
  • United Kingdom - Virginia Woolf The Waves
  • United States of America - F. Scott Fitzgerald Flappers and Philosophers
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan 
  • Vanuatu 
  • Vatican City 
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam - Ocean Vuong Night Sky with Exit Wounds
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe