The Global Reading Challenge is hosted by Dorte at the 2011 Global Reading Challenge blog. You can read the rules and sign in here. I decided to do the Easy Level.
The Easy Challenge
Read one novel from each of these continents in the course of 2011:
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party by Alexander McCall Smith
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga (India)
Dog Boy by Ava Hornung (Russia)
Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
The Fourth Man by K.O. Dahl
The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (new-to-me author)
From your own continent: try to find a country, state or author that is new to you.
(Elizabeth Strout is a new-to-me author)
South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you)
The Seventh Continent (here you can either choose Antarctica or your own ´seventh´ setting, eg the sea, the space, a supernatural/paranormal world, history, the future – you name it).
D-Day:The Battle for Normandy by Anthony Beevor (history)
Play Dead by John Levitt (Urban Fantasy)