WBC: Progress

Books written by women are coloured in purple; books written by men are coloured in orange. Books for which a single gender does not apply (anon or collections) are coloured in black.

Afghanistan – A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini (4/5)

Alaska/First Nation – Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun, Velma Wallis (5/5)

Algeria – The Plague, Albert Camus (2/5)

Argentina – Paradises, Iosi Havilio (4/5)

Australia – Uluru (Looking After Uluru-Kata Tjuta the Anangu Way), Stanley Breeden (3/5)

Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) – The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht (5/5)

Bosnia – The Bosnia List, Kenan Trebincevic and Susan Shapiro (3/5)

Canada – The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be, Farley Mowat (3/5)

China – Destination Chungking, Han Suyin (5/5)

Cuba – Dirty Havana Trilogy, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez (0/5)

Czech Republic – The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera (3/5)

Dominica – Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys (3/5)

Germany/Poland – The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass (2/5)

India – The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy (5/5)

Ireland – The Dead School, Patrick McGabe (0/5)

Italy – The Terracotta Dog, Andrea Camilleri (2/5)

Jamaica – The Long Song, Andrea Levy (5/5)

Japan – Strange Weather in Tokyo, Hiromi Kawakami (3/5)

Kenya – Unbowed, Wangari Maathai (4/5)

Lebanon – A Girl Made of Dust, Nathalie Abi-Ezzi (4/5)

Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece) – Balthasar’s Odyssey, Amin Maalouf (3/5)

Malaysia – And The Rain My Drink, Han Suyin (4/5)

Nigeria – Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (5/5)

Oman – The Turtle of Oman, Naomi Shihab Nye (4/5)

Pakistan – I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai (4/5)

Palestine – Palestine, Joe Sacco (5/5)

Russia – A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksander Solzhenitsyn (5/5)

Saudi Arabia – Girls of Riyadh, Rajaa Alsenea (4/5)

Senegal – So Long a Letter, Mariama Ba (5/5)

South Korea – Please Look After Mother, Kyung-sook Shin (5/5)

Spain – The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon (2/5)

Sudan/Egypt – Lyrics Alley, Leila Aboulela (4/5)

Sweden – Let The Right One In, John Lindqvist (2/5)

United States of America – I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelo (5/5)

Zambia/Zimbabwe/Mozambique – Scribbling the Cat, Alexandra Fuller (4/5)

Zimbabwe – Nervous Conditions, Tsitsi Dangarembga (5/5)

 

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