Reading the World

BOOK REVIEW INDEX ACCORDING TO THE LOCATION (S) WHERE STORIES ARE SET.

ALGERIA

ADIMI, Kaouther: ‘A Bookshop in Algiers’ | DJAOUT, Tahar: ‘The Last Summer of Reason’

ARGENTINA

MANGUEL, Alberto: ‘The Library at Night’ |

AUSTRIA

FRANKL, Viktor E.: ‘Yes To Life In Spite to Everything’ | ROTH, Joseph: ‘The Wandering Jews’ | ZWEIG, Stefan: The World of Yesterday | ZWEIG, Stefan: Reflections: ‘Mendel the Bibliophile‘

CANADA

MANGUEL, Alberto: ‘The Library at Night’

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

YABOUZA, Adrienne: ‘Co-wives, Co-widows’

CZECHIA

PERRY, Sarah: ‘Melmoth’ |

EGYPT

ACIMAN, Andre: ‘Out of Egypt’ | MAHFOUZ, Naguib: ‘The Quarter Stories’ | RIFAAT, Alifa: ‘Distant View of a Minaret’ | WASSEF, Nadia: Chronicles of a Cairo Bookseller |

FRANCE

CISNEROS, Sandra: ‘Martita, I Remember You’ | DELBO, Charlotte: ‘Auschwitz and After’ | ERIBON, Didier: ‘Returning to Reims’ | FRENKEL, Françoise: ‘No Place to Lay One’s Head’ | FONDANE, Benjamin: ‘Existential Monday: Philosophical Essays’ | JONCOUR, Serge: ‘Lean on Me’ | KAPLAN, Alice: ‘French Lessons’ | LANGFUS, Anna: Introduction to the Prose of Anna Langfus [‘The Lost Shore’, ‘Les Bagages de Sable’] | LAURAIN, Antoine: ‘The Readers’ Room’ | LAURAIN, Antoine and Le SONNEUR: ‘Red is My Heart’ | MODIANO, Patrick: Honeymoon’ | MODIANO, Patrick: ‘Invisible Ink’ | MODIANO, Patrick:The Black Notebook’ | PERRIN, Valérie: ‘Fresh Water For Flowers’ | ROUF, Ketty: ‘No Touching’ | ROUSSELLE, Stefania: Amour. How the French Talk about Love’ | de la VILLE de MIRMONT, Jean: ‘The Sundays of Jean Dezert’ [Les Dimanches de Jean Dezert] |

GERMANY

ALI, Sabahattin: ‘Madonna in a Fur Coat’ | SEBALD, W.G.: ‘The Emigrants’ | UHLMAN, Fred:Reunion’

HUNGARY

SZIRTES, George: ‘The Photographer at Sixteen’

INDIA

SINDU, SJ: ‘Blue Skinned Gods’ | PAZ, Octavio: ‘In Light of India’

IRAN

AZAR, Shokoofeh: The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree |

ISRAEL

BEN-NAFTALI, Michal: ‘The Teacher’ | SARID, Yishai: ‘The Memory Monster’ | OZ, Amos: ‘My Michael’ |

ITALY

BARONE, Marta: Sunken City | LAHIRI, Jhumpa: ‘In Other Words’ | LAHIRI, Jhumpa: ‘Whereabouts’ | MANGAN, Christine: ‘Palace of the Drowned’ |

LEBANNON

ALAMEDDINE, Rabih: ‘An Unnecessary Woman

MEXICO

CISNEROS, Sandra: ‘A House of My Own: Stories from My Life’ | PAZ, Octavio: ‘In Light of India’ |

MOROCCO

JELLOUN, Tahar Ben:This Blinding Absence of Light’

NETHERLANDS

BREGMAN, Rutger: ‘Humankind: A Hopeful History’

NORTH KOREA

MILLER, Lindsey: ‘North Korea Like Nowhere Else’

PAKISTAN

HAMID, Mohsin: ‘Exit West’ | HAMID, Mohsin: ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’

POLAND

BIELAWSKI, Maciek: Doctor Blanco and Other Stories | LANGFUS, Anna: Introduction to the Prose of Anna Langfus [‘The Lost Shore’, ‘Les Bagages de Sable’] | NALKOWSKA, Zofia: ‘Medallions’

PORTUGAL

MERCIER, Pascal: ‘Night Train to Lisbon’ | PESSOA, Fernando: Reflections: The Melancholic Soul | PESSOA, Fernando: The Book of Disquiet |

ROMANIA

FONDANE, Benjamin: ‘Existential Monday: Philosophical Essays’

RUSSIA

BULGAKOV, Mikhail: ‘The Master and Margarita” |

RWANDA

MUKASONGA, Scholastique: ‘Cockroaches’

SENEGAL

SARR, Mohamed Mbougar: ‘Brotherhood’

SOUTH AFRICA

VLADISLAVIC, Ivan: ‘The Dis

SPAIN

CARRION, Jorge: Bookshops’ | MEDEL, Elena: The Wonders | SAN JOSE MARTINEZ, David: ‘El Excluido’ [‘The Excluded’] | ZAFON, Carlos Ruiz: The Shadow of the Wind |

SUDAN

ABOULELA, Leila: ‘Elsewhere, Home’

SWITZERALND

MERCIER, Pascal: ‘Night Train to Lisbon’

SYRIA

LEFTERI, Christy: ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ |

TAIWAN

SANMAO: Stories of the Sahara

TURKEY

ALI, Sabahattin: ‘Madonna in a Fur Coat’ | SHAFAK, Elif:10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World’ | SHAFAK, Elif: ‘The Architect’s Apprentice’ | SHAFAK, Elif: ‘The Bastard of Istanbul’ | SHAFAK, Elif:The Island of Missing Trees’ | SHAFAK, Elif: ‘Three Daughters of Eve’ |

UKRAINE

BELORUSETS, Yevgenia: ‘Lucky Breaks’ | KURKOV, Andrey: ‘Death and the Penguin’ | KURKOV, Andrey: ‘Grey Bees | RAFAYENKO, VOLODYMYR: Mondegreen: Songs about Death and Love | SENTSOV, Oleg: ‘Life Went On Anyway’ | ZHADAN, Serhiy: Internat [The Orphanage] | ZHADAN, Serhiy: What We Live For, What We Die For |

UNITED KINGDOM

BROOKNER, Anita: An Introduction to Anita Brookner’s Prose | BUTLAND, Stephanie: ‘Lost for Words’ | HANFF, Helene: ’84 Charing Cross Road’ | HONEYMAN, Gail: ‘Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine’ | LANE, Jennifer: ‘The Wheel’ | LEFTERI, Christy: ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ | MOZLEY, Fiona: ‘Hot Stew’ | OLIVER, Sally: ‘The Weight of Loss’ |PYM, Barbara: ‘Quartet in Autumn’ | SEBALD, W.G.: ‘The Emigrants’ | SZIRTES, George: ‘The Photographer at \Sixteen’ | VAUGHAN, Sarah: ‘Reputation’ |

UNITED STATES

BALDWIN, James: Reflections | BRUDER, Jessica: Nomandland | BUKOWSKI, Charles: Reflections: ‘The Laughing Heart’ | CISNEROS, Sandra: ‘A House of My Own: Stories from My Life’ | CISNEROS, Sandra: ‘Martita, I Remember You’ | POE, Edgar Allan: ‘Alone’ | ROGERS, Carl: Reflections: On Empathy | WILLIAMS, John:Stoner’ |

WESTERN SAHARA

SANMAO: Stories of the Sahara