Read the World - PROPORTIONALLY!

I recently got ticked off over a "Read the World" list that was still really centred on Western books. Then I started thinking: what if there were a reading list of 100 books that reflected the actual demographics of the world population right now? Behold: 19 books from China; 17 from India; 4 from the US; 3 from... read more
Source: world80books.blogspot.com · Added by ng.yisheng
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How many have you read? How many have you even heard of?
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The Quran
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Changes by Ama Ata Aidoo
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The Poems of Anna Akhmatova
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali
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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado
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The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam
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The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
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The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
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Letters From Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Saman by Ayu Utami
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13
Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat
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Songs of Blood and Sword by Fatima Bhutto
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The Dancer From Khiva by Bibish
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Letters From Thailand by Botan
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The Dhammapada of the Buddha
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The White Guard (Mikhail Bulgakov)
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The Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
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Love in a Fallen City and Other Stories by Eileen Zhang
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Wild Swans by Jung Chang
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Notes of a Desolate Man by Chu Ti'en-Wen
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Analects of Confucius
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Spouse by Shobhaa Dé
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Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai
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The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
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Small Remedies by Shashi Deshpande
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Breast Stories by Mahasweta Devi
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The Poems of Emily Dickinson
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The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Fantasia: An Algerian Calvacade by Assia Djebar
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Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
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The Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes
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The Autobiography of Mohandas K Gandhi
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Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian
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Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
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Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
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