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International Authors

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A Booklist From Around the World

AFRICAN AUTHORS

KENYA

Elspeth Huxley [1907-1997]

The African Poison Murders
Florence Nightingale [B N56h]The Mottled Lizard [916.72 Hux]

Ali a Mazrui

The African Condition [916 Maz]The Africans: A Triple Heritage [960 qMaz]

Ngugi Wa Thiongo [1938- ]

Petals of Blood

GUINEA

Camara Laye [1928-1980]

The Dark Child [B L4492]The Guardian of the Word [398.2 Lay]

NIGERIA

Chinua Achebe

African Short Stories [896 Ach]Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems [821 Ach]Home and Exile [B Ac38]A Man of the People
The Short Century [709.6 qSho]Things Fall Apart

Wole Soyinka [1986 Nobel Prize]

Ake: The Years of Childhood [B So9]The Bacchae of Euripedes: A Communion Rite [822 Soy]A Dance of the Forest [822 Soy]Kongi’s Harvest [822 Soy]Mandela’s Earth and Other Poems [821 Soy]

SOUTH AFRICA

Andre Brink [1935- ]

An Act of Terror
A Chain of Voices
Devil’s Valley
Imaginings of Sand
The Other Side of Silence

J.M. Coetzee (a.k.a. John Maxwell) [1940- ]

Age of Iron
Boyhood: Scenes From a Provincial Life [B C639]Diary of a Bad Year

Elizabeth Costello

Foe
Slow Man
Waiting for the Barbarians
Youth [B C639]

ASIAN AUTHORS

CHINA

Zhang Jie

Heavy Wings

Ching-chun Shu

Rickshaw

Hua-ling Nieh

Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China

Zhang Xianliang

Half of Man is Woman

Geling Yan

White Snake and Other Stories
The Lost Daughters of Happiness

INDIA

Indrani Aikath-Gyaltsen [1952-1993]

Crane’s Morning

R.K. Narayan [1906-2001]

The Dark Room
A Writer’s Nightmare: Selected Essays (1958-1988) [082 Nar]

Rabindranath Tagore [1861-1941]

Fireflies [891.4 Tag]Gitanjali [891.441 Tag]The Hungry Stones and Other Stories

INDONESIA

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Child of All Nations

JAPAN

Kobo Abe [1924-1993]

The Ark Sakura
The Box Man
The Face of Another

Yasunari Kawabata [1899-1972]

Beauty and Sadness
The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories
First Snow on Fuji
The Lake

Haruki Murakami [1949- ]

After Dark
After the Earthquake: Stories
A Wild Sheep Chase
Dance Dance Dance
Kafka on the Shore
South of the Border, West of the Sun
Sputnik Sweetheart
Underground [364.152 Mur]

Yukio Mishima [1925-1970]

Acts of Worship: Seven Stories
After the Banquet
Sun & Steel [B M68]Runaway Horses
The Sound of Waves

KOREA

Inhoon Choi

A Grey Man

Chi-mun so

The Golden Phoenix [895.73 So]

Mun-yol Yi [1948- ]

The Poet

Heung-gil Yun

The House of Twilight

Junghyo Ahn

Silver Stallion

EUROPEAN AUTHORS

AUSTRIA

Thomas Bernhard [1931-1989]

Gathering Evidence: A Memoir [B B45027]The Loser
Wittgenstein’s Nephew: A Friendship

Herman Broch [1886-1951]

The Death of Virgil [831 B78du]The Sleepwalkers
The Spell

Elfriede Jelinek

The Piano Teacher

FRANCE

Honore de Balzac [1799-1850]

The Black Sheep
Cousin Bette
Selected Short Stories

Andre Gide [1869-1951]

Amyntas [916.1 Gid]Autumn Leaves [848 G36a]Madeleine [B G356m]

GERMANY

Heinrich Boll [1917-1985]

18 Stories
Absent Without Leave: Two Novellas
Children are Civilians Too

Hermann Hesse [1877-1962]

Beneath the Wheel
Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair’s Youth
Siddhartha
The Journey to the East

GREECE

Nikos Kazantzakis [1883-1957]

At the Palaces of Knossos
The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel [833 K18o]Zorba the Greek

IRELAND

John Banville [1945- ]

Ghosts
The Sea
The Infinities

Roddy Doyle [1958- ]

The Commitments
Paddy Clarke…Ha Ha Ha
Bullfighting: Stories

James Joyce [1882-1941]

Dubliners
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Ulysses

Colm Toibin [1955- ]

The Blackwater Lightship
The Master
Brooklyn

CENTRAL/EASTERN EUROPEAN AUTHORS

CZECH/SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Karel Capek [1890-1938]

Apocryphal Tales
Good Men Still Live! [365.6 Cap]Nine Fairy Tales by Karl Capek (and One More Thrown in for Good Measure)
Tales From Two Pockets

Franz Kafka [1883-1924]

Amerika
The Blue Octavo Notebooks [838 Kaf]The Castle
Letter to His Father: Brief an den Vater [836 Kaf]

HUNGARY

Imre Kertesz

Kaddish for a Child Not Born

Arthur Koestler [1905-1983]

The Act of Creation [153.35 Koe]Arrow in the Blue [B K81ar]Bricks to Babel: A Selection From 50 Years of His Writings [B K81b]

POLAND

Stanislaw Benski

Missing Pieces: Stories

Stanislaw Lem

The Chain of Chance
The Cosmic Carnival of Stanislaw Lem
The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age
Eden

RUSSIA

Chingiz Aitmatov

The Place of the Skull

Mikhail Bulgakov

Black Snow
Diaboliad and Other Stories
Flight: A Play in Eight Dreams and Four Acts [891.72 Bul]

YUGOSLAVIA

Ivo Andric [1892-1975]

Bosnian Chronicle

LATIN AMERICAN AUTHORS

ARGENTINA

Thomas Eloy Martinez

Santa Evita
Abel Posse
The Dogs of Paradise

Horacio Vazquez Rial

Triste’s History

BRAZIL

Jorge Amado [1912-2001]

Captains of the Sands
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands: A Moral and Amorous Tale
Home is the Sailor: The Whole Truth Concerning the Redoubtful Adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragao, Master Mariner

Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis [1839-1908]

Dom Casmurro
The Devil’s Church and Other Stories
Helena

CHILE

Isabel Allende

Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses
Daughter of Fortune
Paula [B Al535]

Jose Donoso [1924-1996]

The Garden Next Door
The House in the Country
The Obscene Bird of Night

MEXICO

Rosario Castellanos [1925-1974]

The Book of Lamentations
City of Kings

Jorge Ibarguengoitia

The Dead Girls
Angeles Mastretta
Lovesick
Mexican Bolero

CARIBBEAN AUTHORS

CUBA

Reinaldo Arenas [1943-1990]

The Doorman
Old Rosa: A Novel in Two Stories

Alejo Carpentier [1904-1980]

The Chase

Cristina Garcia

Dreaming in Cuban

Mayra Montero

Deep Purple
In the Palm of Darkness
The Last Night I Spent With You
The Messenger
The Red of His Shadow

GUADELOUPE

Maryse Conde

Crossing the Mangrove
I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem
Windward Heights

HAITI

Edwidge Danticat

Breath, Eyes, Memory
The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Diaspora in the United States [810.89 HaiYd]The Farming of Bones

Dany Lafrerriere

An Aroma of Coffee
Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex?

MARTINIQUE

Patrick Chamoiseau

Chronicle of the Seven Sorrows
Creole Folktales [398.2 Cha]Seven Dreams of Elmira: A Tale of Martinique

WEST INDIES

Jamaica Kincaid

Annie John
At the Bottom of the River
Lucy
Talk Stories [081 Kin]

Caryl Phillips

Cambridge
Crossing the River
The Nature of Blood
A State of Independence

PUERTO RICO

Roberto Santiago

Boricuas [810.8 Sam]

Joy L. Dejesus

Growing Up Puerto Rican: An Anthology [810.8 Dej]

John V. Antush

Nuestro New York: An Anthology of Puerto Rican Plays [812.08 Ant]Recent Puerto Rican Theater: Five Plays From New York [812.08 Ant]

MIDDLE EASTERN AUTHORS

ALGERIA

Assia Djebar

So Vast the Prison [843 Dje]

EGYPT

Naguib Mahfouz [1912-2006]

Adrift on the Nile
Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth
The Cairo Trilogy
The Beginning and the End
Fountain and Tomb
Children of the Alley

Nawal Saadawi

The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World [305.42 Saa]The Innocence of the Devil
The Nawal El Saadawi Reader [305.42 Saa]

IRAN

Nahid Rachlin

Married to a Stranger

IRAQ

Betool Kehdairi

A Sky So Close

ISRAEL

Shmuel Yosef Agnon [1888-1970]

A Book That Was Lost and Other Stories
A Guest for the Night
In the Heart of the Seas
Twenty-One Stories

Yehuda Amichai [1924-2000]

Amen [892.41 Ami]The Early Books of Yehuda Amichai [891.41 Ami]Poems of Jerusalem

THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

Aharon Appelfeld

Badenheim 1939
The Conversion
The Healer
Tzili: The Story of a Life

TURKEY

Yashar Kemal

The Undying Grass
Memed, My Hawk

SOUTH PACIFIC AUTHORS

AUSTRALIA

Thea Astley

Coda
Hunting the Wild Pineapple
It’s Raining in Mango: Pictures From a Family Album
Reaching Tin River

Shirley Hazzard

Cliffs of Fall and Other Stories
Countenance of Truth [341.23 Haz]Defeat of an Ideal [341.23 Haz]

Elizabeth Jolley

Cabin Fever
Foxybaby
My Father’s Moon
The Newspaper of Claremont Street

David Malouf

The Conversations at Curlow Creek
Dream Stuff: Stories
The Great World

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES

Mudrooroo

The Kwinkan
Master of the Ghost Dreaming

Doris Pilkington (a.k.a. Nugi Garimara)

Rabbit Proof Fence [994.042 Pil]

Elsie Roughsey (a.k.a. Labumore)

An Aboriginal Mother Tells of the Old and New [994 Rou]

Kath Walker (a.k.a. Oodgeroo Noonuccal) [1920-1993]

Dreamtime: Aboriginal Stories [j398.2 Wal]Stradbroke Dreamtime [j398.2 Wal]

NEW ZEALAND

Keri Hulme

The Bone People

Janet Frame [1924-2004]

The Adaptable Man
An Angel at My Table: An Autobiography [B F839]The Carpathians
Envoy From Mirror City: An Autobiography, Volume Three [B F839e]Faces in the Water
Intensive Care
Living in the Maniototo
The Reservoir: Stories and Sketches
Snowman, Snowman: Fables and Fantasies
To the Is-Land: An Autobiography [B F839t]

Printed List – October 2002 gp
Updated and expanded for the web – March 2005 sdc | Expanded 2011 with assistance from gb | Last updated – August 2016 sdc/gb

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