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5 popular yemeni books
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 Yemen. 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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A Land Without Jasmine by Wajdī Ahdal EN

Rating: 3     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Yemen flag Yemen
Description:
A compulsive thriller that keeps the reader turning the page and provides a fascinating insight on life in Yemen.

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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali EN

Rating: 4.5     4 Votes
Country: Asia / Yemen flag Yemen
Description:
“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.” Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age. With harrowing directness, Nujood tells of abuse at her husband's hands and of her daring escape. With the help of local advocates and the press, Nujood obtained her freedom—an extraordinary achievement in Yemen, where almost half of all girls are married under the legal age. Nujood's courageo... continue

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The Fox Hunt : A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America by Mohammed Al Samawi EN

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Country: Asia / Yemen flag Yemen
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“Nail-bitingly suspenseful. ... Inspiring. ... Essential reading.” — Booklist, starred review The Fox Hunt tells one young man’s unforgettable story of war, unlikely friendship, and his harrowing escape from Yemen's brutal civial war with the help of a daring plan engineered on social media by a small group of interfaith activists in the West. Born in the Old City of Sana’a, Yemen, to a pair of middle-class doctors, Mohammed Al Samawi was a devout Muslim raised to think of Christians and Jews as his enemy. But when Mohammed was twenty-three, he secretly received a copy of the Bible, and what h... continue

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The Hostage by Zayd Muṭīʻ Dammāj EN

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Country: Asia / Yemen flag Yemen
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A REISSUED CLASSIC BY YEMEN'S ACCLAIMED LITERARY VOICE
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They Die Strangers

They Die Strangers by Mohammad Abdul-Wali, Muhạmmad ʻAbd al-Walī, Muḥammad Aḥmad ʻAbd-al-Walī EN

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Country: Asia / Yemen flag Yemen
Description:
A novella and thirteen short stories by this distinguished Yemeni writer, dealing with the common experiences of Yemenis like himself who are caught between cultures by the displacements of civil war or labor migration.


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