Top Ten Tuesday is a book meme hosted by Broke and Bookish. Basically, you get a new bookish topic every Tuesday, and you comprise a list of ten (or however many you’re able to list) things relating to said topic.
This week’s topic is Books Outside US!!
I love reading books from different settings. I think it increases the scope of your knowledge and lets you experience different cultures around the world.
Even though I am from India, my reading revolves a lot around US authors and settings. So I will first list the books, I Love in the Indian setting.
Indian Books I have Read!!
- The Palace of Illusion by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
2. The Asura by Anand Neelakantan
3. The Chanakya’s Chant by Ashwin Sanghi
5. The Shiva Trilogy by Amish
6. Scion of Ikshvaku by Amish
7. Nur Jahan’s Daughter by Tanushree Podder
8. Spouse by Shobhaa De’
9. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
10. A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul
Some of these books need a little understanding of the Hindu gods and myths. But still they are all an awesome read!!
Non-US and Non-Indian Books!! Though I have many more, These are my favorites.!!
1.The Daughter’s of Alaistair MacDougall series by Lane McFarland- Scotland in 1200’s
2. Thousand Splendid Sons by Khaled Hosseini-Afghanistan and Pakistan
3. And the Mountains Echoes by Khaled Hosseini-Afghanistan and Pakistan
4. Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini-Afghanistan and Pakistan
5. For the Love of a Son by Jean Sasson-Afghanistan
6. Princess by Jean Sasson-Afghanistan
7. Growing Up Bin Laden by Jean Sasson- This is an Actual story of Osama Bin Laden as told by his wife and eldest son.
8. Icon by Frederick Forsyth -Russia
9. Sorry by Zoran Drvenkar -It is translation of the original book in German..!!
10. Mary Tudor by Anna Whitelock
Confused!! These are the books Set in and around India but not by Indian Authors..so, putting them in a different list!! 🙂
1.The Moghul Series by Alex Rutherford
2. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse -German Author
3. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
That is it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday!! How many have you read out of these?
Is there some other books I am missing out on!! Do tell!! What are your favorite books outside US?? I would love to read them!! Let me know in the comments below!! Thanks for visiting!! Happy Tuesday!! 🙂
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