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Books Around the World

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Group created for those participating in my Books Around the World challenge over at adventurejournalist.com.

In 2008 I took on a self-imposed literary challenge: to read at least one book set in or written about every country on earth. With close to 200 countries, averaging about two weeks per book, I figure after I set aside the 10 or so countries I’ve already read it’ll take me about seven years to read the remainder of them.

The rules are easy: any full-length book goes and they need not be in any particular order, but they must be substantially set in the country it’s being credited to. Pass-throughs, mentions and other occasional references to a country don’t count!

A list of countries can be found here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cou...

Group website: http://www.adventurejournalist.com/books-around-the-world/

Total members: 7 members

Members: AllieW, ckoller, Jazhara7, kiriyamaprize, mimiwi, mdstblz, adventurejournalist

Tags: 2008 (1), challenge group (1), challenge (1), literature (1), world literature (1)

Administrators: adventurejournalist (creator)

 
 
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A Casual Attempt 1ckoller, February 2009ignore
Aga is trying to do it ;) 16agatatera, August 2008ignore

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