Lists and Suggestions

List: Winter Reading: Authors Not Born in the U.S.

Emezi, Akwaeke, author.

Southeastern Nigeria. Raised by a distant father and an understanding but overprotective mother, Vi...

Jonasson, Jonas, 1961- author.

"It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Centenarian Allan K...

Boyd, William, 1952- author.

"From the Whitbread Award winning author of: A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award winning ...

Allende, Isabel, author.

"In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in o...

Moss, Sarah, author.

Spending time with her family at an Iron Age reenactment field site in northern England that requir...

Li, Yiyun, 1972- author.

"Lilia Liska has shrewdly outlived three husbands, raised five children, and seen the arrival ...

O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972- author.

"A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare&...

Gyasi, Yaa, author.

"A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a...

Ferrante, Elena, author.

Italian teenager Giovanna searches for a sense of identity and clear perspectives when she finds he...

Cho, Nam-ju, 1978- author.

"The runaway bestseller that helped launch Korea's new feminist movement, Kim Jiyoung, Bo...

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956- author.

"The Ramayana, one of the world's greatest epics, is also a tragic love story. In this br...

Cha, Frances, author.

"Kyuri is a heartbreakingly beautiful woman with a hard-won job at a 'room salon', a...

Koch, Herman, 1953- author.

"When Robert Walter, popular mayor of Amsterdam, sees his wife toss her head back with laughte...

Zhang, C Pam, author.

Newly orphaned children of immigrants, Lucy and Sam are suddenly alone in a land that refutes their...

Aboulela, Leila, 1964- author.

"When Salma, Moni, and Iman -- friends and active members of their local Muslim Women's g...

Toews, Miriam, 1964- author.

One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting. For the past ...