Sunday, April 21, 2013

Newsworthy Novels World Tour: The Ten Most Populous Countries

How many countries has Newsworthy Novels covered? It looks like we've now recommended novels set in the world's ten most populous countries:

1. China: China's Forced Labor Gulags & Sijie's Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

2. India: Corruption in India & Adiga's The White Tiger

3. USA: West Virginia Coal Mining, Mountaintop Removal, & Pancake's Strange as This Weather Has Been

4. Indonesia: Indonesia's Mining Controversy & Hirata's The Rainbow Troops

5. Brazil: Rio's Favelas & Lins' City of God

6. Pakistan: Musharraf's Return & Hanif's A Case of Exploding Mangoes

7. Nigeria: Chinua Achebe's Death & Things Fall Apart

8. Bangladesh: Muslim Extremists in Bangladesh & Anam's The Good Muslim

9. Russia: Bolshoi Ballet & McCann's Dancer

10. Japan: Pickpockets & Nakamura's The Thief

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