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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Asia Challenge" were written by authors from India. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Joseph Anton : A Memoir by Salman Rushdie EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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The extraordinary story of how a writer was forced underground, moving from house to house, with the constant presence of an armed police protection team. The story of one of the crucial battles, in our time, for freedom of speech.


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Kaikeyi : A Novel by Vaishnavi Patel EN

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"Mythic retelling at its best." ―R. F. Kuang, author of The Poppy War "Easily earns its place on shelves alongside Madeline Miller's Circe." -Publishers Weekly (starred review) A stunning debut from a powerful new voice, Kaikeyi reimagines the life of the infamous queen from the Indian epic the Ramayana. It is a tale of fate, family, courage, and heartbreak--and an extraordinary woman determined to leave her mark in a world where gods and men dictate the shape of things to come. I was born on the full moon under an auspicious constellation, the holiest of positions--much good it did me. So beg... continue

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Kim by Rudyard Kipling EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Kim, an Irish orphan, accompanies a holy man on his journey throughout India and his quest for a mystical river.

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Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup EN

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A sweeping, lyrical debut about the love and longing between humanity and the earth itself, by a major new literary talent from India “A marvel of magical realism.”—O: The Oprah Magazine A spellbinding work of literature, Latitudes of Longing follows the interconnected lives of characters searching for true intimacy. The novel sweeps across India, from an island, to a valley, a city, and a snow desert, to tell a love story of epic proportions. We follow a scientist who studies trees and a clairvoyant who speaks to them; a geologist working to end futile wars over a glacier; octogenarian lovers... continue

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Light on Pranayama : The Definitive Guide to the Art of Breathing by B. K. S. Iyengar EN

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The definitive guide to yogic breathing from B.K.S. Iyengar, the world's most respected yoga teacher.
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Líneas de sombra by Amitav Ghosh ES

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Las líneas de sombra son aquellas, invisibles, que constituyen el mapa de la memoria. A través de los ojos de un adolescente, el autor despliega un riquísimo entramado de líneas de sombra que interconectan la historia de una familia india: los abuelos; el padre, arqueólogo y bohemio, atrapado en la sangrienta Partición de la India; la hermosa prima Ila, hija de un diplomático, que vive viajando por el mundo.

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Love from A to Z by S. K. Ali EN

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From William C. Morris Award Finalist S.K. Ali comes an unforgettable romance that is part The Sun Is Also a Star mixed with Anna and the French Kiss, following two Muslim teens who meet during a spring break trip. A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together. An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact that there are hateful people in the world. Like Zayneb’s teacher, who won’t stop reminding the class how “bad” Muslims are. But Zayneb, the only Muslim in c... continue

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Love from Mecca to Medina by S. K. Ali EN

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On the trip of a lifetime, Adam and Zayneb must find their way back to each other in this surprising and romantic sequel to the “bighearted, wildly charming” (Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author) Love from A to Z. Adam and Zayneb. Perfectly matched. Painfully apart. Adam is in Doha, Qatar, making a map of the Hijra, a historic migration from Mecca to Medina, and worried about where his next paycheck will come from. Zayneb is in Chicago, where school and extracurricular stresses are piling on top of a terrible frenemy situation, making her miserable. Then a marvel occurs: Adam a... continue

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the "public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for b... continue


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