Category Archives: 1 Books (we liked) about the different countries.
“Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann (German: “Die Vermessung der Welt”) “The Queen of Water” Laura Resau “The Mapmakers Wife” by Robert Whitaker (German: “Die Frau des Kartographen”) Galapagos: “My Fathers Island” by Johanna Angermeyer “Floreana” Margret Wittmer (German: “Postlagernd … Continue reading
“The sound of things falling” (Juan Gabriel Vasquez) tags: Cocaine, Peace Corps, Love “La otra raya del tigre” , Pedro Gómez Valderrama, tags: Geo von Lengerke (Spanish only) and of course the books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“Death in the Andes” by Mario Vargas Llosa “Turn right at Machu Picchu” by Mark Adams “The Last Days of the Incas” by Kim Macquarrie
“Marching powder” by Rusty Young, Thomas McFadden True story about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia’s notorious San Pedro prison. “Valley of the Spirits: A Journey Into the Lost Realm of the Aymara” by … Continue reading