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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 Asia Challenge" were written by authors from Oman. 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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Bitter Orange Tree by Jokha Alharthi EN

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Country: Asia / Oman flag Oman
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Translated by Marilyn Booth Longlisted for the 2023 Dublin Literary Award An extraordinary novel from a Man Booker International Prize-winning author that follows one young Omani woman as she builds a life for herself in Britain and reflects on the relationships that have made her from a “remarkable” writer who has “constructed her own novelistic form” (James Wood, The New Yorker). ‘Alharthi makes lyrical shifts between past and present, memory and folklore, oneiric surrealism and grimy realism.’ Guardian [A] stirring tale of a woman who battles every social and religious constraint. The juxta... continue
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Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi EN

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Country: Asia / Oman flag Oman
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An elegantly structured story of the history and people of modern Oman told through one family's losses and loves.
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