Saturday, August 29, 2009

Challenge Update Post - Orbis Terrarum -09

I am from ~~and welcome to ~~

I had participated in this challenge hosted by the lovely Bethany! And I completed the challenge .. yoohoo~

So this year for OT -09, my progress so far ~~

  1. Mosaic by Soheir Khashoggi - Egypt, the book is based in New York and Jordan
  2. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - the book is based in Japan
  3. When I was a Soldier by Valerie Zennati - France, the book is based on Israel
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling - England
  5. Nefertiti by Michelle Moran - Book is based in Egypt
  6. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini- Afghanistan
  7. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe - Nigeria
  8. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Other Books I am considering ~~
  • Pirate's Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson - Jamaica, West Indies

  • Half of a Yellow Sun - Nigeria

  • My name is Red by Orhan Pamuk - Istanbul, Turkey

  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid - Pakistan


  • 8/10 - Done!

    4 comments:

    Tricia said...

    I love this challenge. So fun. Love your choices.

    Pratima said...

    Reluctant fundamentalist is a nice, short and a different book.I read it as part of my last year OT challenge..I kinda liked the way its written...

    S. Krishna said...

    These are great choices! Good luck in getting them done!

    bethany (dreadlock girl) said...

    I have read all the ones you have left to read except Red. I think you will love your choices.


    I am so glad you are back again!!

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