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Spotlight on: World Historical Fiction

Like historical fiction and world literature?

Our volunteer Lizzie Gray pulled together some suggestions for us on the topic of non-U.S./Britain historical fiction. Click on the titles to go to the catalog records and request holds.

 

Khaled Hosseini (Afghanistan)

And the Mountains Echoed

 

Allison Pataki (Austro-Hungarian Empire)

The Accidental Empress

 

Vaddey Ratner (Cambodia)

In the Shadow of the Banyan

 

Anchee Min (China)

Becoming Madame Mao

Empress Orchid

The Last Empress

Pearl of China

 

Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt)

Palace Walk (#1)

Palace of Desire (#2)

Sugar Street (#3)

 

Yaa Gyasi (Ghana)

Homegoing

 

Amitav Ghosh (India/Mauritius)

Sea of Poppies (#1)

River of Smoke (#2)

Flood of Fire (#3)

 

David Mitchell (Japan)

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

 

Min Jin Lee (Korea)

Pachinko

 

Eugenia Kim (Korea)

The Calligrapher’s Daughter

 

-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)

Half of a Yellow Sun

 

Vyvyane Loh (Singapore)

Breaking the Tongue

 

Kenneth Bonert (South Africa)

The Lion Seeker

 

Wilbur Smith (South Africa)

Rage

 

Viet Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam)

The Sympathizer

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