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Summer Reading From Around the World

Try this list of 30 books from 30 countries if you’re looking for one about a place that interests you


Do you wish knew more about your ancestors’ homeland?

My paternal grandparents came from Hungary, and I’ve often felt frustrated by the shortage of good English-language books about their country.




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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.

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