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Recommended books (3)
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 Asia Challenge were written by authors from myanmar. 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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From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Myanmar flag Myanmar
Description:
A former Burma student rebel leader describes his tribal upbringing, experiences with political turmoil and poverty, participation in the insurrection of 1988, and flight to England, where he attended Cambridge University.
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022

2.

Smile as they Bow by Nu Nu Yi EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Myanmar flag Myanmar
Description:
As the weeklong Taungbyon Festival draws near, thousands of villagers from all regions of Burma descend upon a tiny hamlet near Mandalay to pay respect to the spirits, known as nats, which are central to Burmese tradition. At the heart of these festivities is Daisy Bond, a gay, transvestite spiritual medium in his fifties. With his sharp tongue and vivid performances, he has long been revered as one of the festival's most illustrious natkadaws. At his side is Min Min, his young assistant and lover, who endures unyielding taunts and abuse from his fiery boss. But when a young beggar girl named ... continue
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Recommended: 13 Apr 2022

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The Road to Wanting by Wendy Law-Yone EN

Rating: 3     4 Votes
Country: Asia / Myanmar flag Myanmar
Description:
Sometimes the hardest journey is the road home. Na Ga was always in search of a better life. But now she sits, alone, in a hotel room in Wanting, a godforsaken town on the Chinese-Burmese border. Plucked from her wild life as a rural eel-catcher, Na Ga is then abandoned by her would-be rescuers in Rangoon. Later, as a teenager, she finds herself chasing the dream of a new life in Thailand - where further betrayals and violations await. Yet it seems that her fighting spirit will not be broken. But for how long can Na Ga belong nowhere and with no one? In the dingy hotel in Wanting she is forced... continue
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Recommended: 20 Apr 2022


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