30 Books on Ukraine: History, Culture, & Fiction

30 Books on Ukraine: History, Culture, & Fiction

If you’re trying to make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, here are 30 books on Ukraine to help you understand the country better. The list includes books on Ukrainian history, World War II, and the Holocaust in Ukraine as well as novels set in Ukraine. Ever...
16 Great Books on Indonesia

16 Great Books on Indonesia

16 Great Books on Indonesia I started reading books on Indonesia during the beginning of the pandemic. I intended to travel to the country the minute borders opened up. Well, unfortunately, it took Indonesia way too long to open, so I took a detour through Central...
10 Books on Russia: What is Vladimir Putin Thinking?

10 Books on Russia: What is Vladimir Putin Thinking?

Are you obsessed as I am right now about all things Russia and Ukraine? This list of books on Russia is made for those of you who are trying to make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Like me, you want to know who Putin is, what’s driving him, how Russia...
The 15 BEST Books on Guatemala: Read Before You Go!

The 15 BEST Books on Guatemala: Read Before You Go!

“I’d never heard of this bloody place Guatemala until I was in my seventy-ninth year.” – Winston Churchill Over the past 5 months, I’ve been traveling around Central America, and during that time I’ve read 15 books about Guatemala. Before I even stepped into the...
25 UNFORGETTABLE Books on Cambodia

25 UNFORGETTABLE Books on Cambodia

Spending the past month reading over 20 books on Cambodia, I feel like I’ve just been on an emotional rollercoaster. Throughout history, Cambodia and its people have experienced so much greatness but also so much sorrow–from the grandeur and brilliance of the...
25 Great Books on Thailand

25 Great Books on Thailand

25 Great Books on Thailand Looking for a good book to help you escape to a faraway place from the comfort of your couch? Or are you preparing for a trip to Thailand? Here is a list of 26 popular and critically-acclaimed books on Thailand. The list includes fiction...
30 COOLEST Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 COOLEST Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go! In this post, I’m going to share with you my honest and unbiased review of 30 of my favorite and not-so-favorite novels about Japan and Japanese culture.  Hopefully, this list will help you decide which books to read, borrow, or...
A Ranking of the BEST Books by Murakami

A Ranking of the BEST Books by Murakami

This post is for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of reading a Murakami book yet and can’t decide on which book to read first. It’s also for those of you who’ve already read one or two or three books by Murakami and can’t decide on which one to...

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