Most Iconic Books Set in Each Country in the World: Critical Linking, July 19, 2017

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We include epic poetry like Pan Tadeusz from Poland, international best sellers like The Three Musketeers set in France, and books recently translated into English for the very first time like the Iraqi classic The Long Way Back. You will find books from favorite authors like Margaret Atwood and Anthony Burgess and discover vibrant new voices like Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz.

This infographic could almost be turned into a reading challenge.


The book, according to publisher Flatiron Books, will chronicle the former veep’s struggle to balance politics and family as his son, Beau, suffered from brain cancer and he considered whether to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. The title comes from something Beau said to his father before his death in 2015 at 46. “Promise me, Dad. Give me your word that no matter what happens, you’re going to be all right,” Beau Biden told his father, according to the New York Times.

Biden is kicking off his book tour with an Oprah interview and you’re going to need a few boxes of tissue.


Steve Bloom, owner of Bloomindales in Hawes Market House, attracted headlines around the country earlier this year after it emerged Hawes and High Abbotside Parish Council had received 20 complaints about his behaviour .

One customer was so angry about his treatment that he is said to have tipped his dinner over Mr Bloom.

This bookseller charged an entry fee to enter his bookstore…and a fee to browse.

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