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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Europe Challenge were written by authors from Austria. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Generation haram : Warum Schule lernen muss, allen eine Stimme zu geben by Melisa Erkurt DE

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Jetzt sind die Verlierer dran mit Reden! Die Journalistin und Lehrerin Melisa Erkurt gibt denen eine Stimme, die im System Schule nicht gehört werden. Ein Perspektivenwechsel in der Bildungsdebatte

Melisa Erkurt ist als Kind mit ihren Eltern aus Bosnien nach Österreich gekommen. Sie hat studiert. Sie arbeitet als Lehrerin und Journalistin. Sie hat es geschafft. Doch sie ist eine Ausnahme. Denn am Ende eines Schuljahres entlässt sie die Klasse mit dem Wissen, dass die meisten ihrer Schülerinnen und Schüler nie ausreichend gut Deutsch sprechen werden, um ihr vorgezeic... continue
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Recommended: 14 Aug 2022
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La confusion des sentiments by Stefan Zweig FR

Rating: 4     1 Vote
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Alors qu'il fête son soixantième anniversaire, un vieil universitaire se remémore un professeur qui, dans sa jeunesse, lui a donné le goût de la littérature. Il se souvient alors des souvenirs partagés avec cet homme plein de mystères. Mais leur lien d'amitié n'était-il que cela ? La Confusion des sentiments est l'une des nouvelles les plus longues de l'écrivain Stefan Zweig. Tout n'y est que passion et attachement. Ce livre numérique, spécialement édité pour la lecture numérique, contient : - Un sommaire dynamique - La biographie de Stefan Zweig - La Confusion des sentiments Traduction de Val... continue
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Recommended: 06 Jan 2018
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Man's Search For Meaning : The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust by Viktor E Frankl EN

Rating: 4.4     5 Votes
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Over 16 million copies sold worldwide 'Every human being should read this book' Simon Sinek One of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives.
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022
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The Empress and the Cake by Linda Stift EN

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Madness lurks behind the pretty façade of everyday life. An elderly lady offers a young woman a piece of cake. She accepts. The lady resembles the Austrian Empress Elisabeth and lives with her servant in an apartment full of bizarre souvenirs. More invitations follow. A seemingly harmless visit to the museum turns into a meticulously planned raid to steal a royal cocaine syringe. Without realizing, the young woman has become the lady’s accomplice. Does she realize she is losing control? Why Peirene chose to publish this book: 'On the surface this is a clever thriller-cum-horror story of three ... continue
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Recommended: 15 Sep 2019
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The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler EN

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'Set at a time of lengthening shadows, this is a novel about the sparks that illuminate the dark: of wisdom, compassion, defiance and courage. It is wry, piercing and also, fittingly, radiant.' Daily MailWhen seventeen-year-old Franz exchanges his home in the idyllic beauty of the Austrian lake district for the bustle of Vienna, his homesickness quickly dissolves amidst the thrum of the city. In his role as apprentice to the elderly tobacconist Otto Trsnyek, he will soon be supplying the great and good of Vienna with their newspapers and cigarettes. Among the regulars is a Professor Freud, who... continue
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Recommended: 28 Jan 2018
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The Weight of Things by Marianne Fritz EN

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Recommended: 20 Apr 2022
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To Hell and Back : An Autobiography by Niki Lauda EN

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Niki Lauda drove a car for sport, but crossed the line between life and death and fought back to even greater glory. Even people who know nothing of Formula One have heard of his crash at Nurburgring in 1976, when we was dragged from the inferno of his Ferrari so badly injured he was given the last rites. Within 33 days, he was racing again at Monza. His wounds bled, he had no eyelids. He was terrified. A year later, he reclaimed his World Championship title. In To Hell and Back he reveals how he battled fear to stage a comeback that seemed beyond human endurance. Then it's Lauda vs Hunt, an e... continue
Recommended: 21 Aug 2022

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