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The Gambia: The Untold Dictator Yahya Jammeh’s Story

The Gambia: The Untold Dictator Yahya Jammeh’s Story
  • Author(s): Pa Nderry M'Bai
  • Location(s): The Gambia
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

It contains firsthand account information of some of the alleged murders, tortures, and disappearances that had taken place under the administration of Gambia’s iron fist dictator President Yahya Jammeh. The author had interviewed a wide range of sources-some of...

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The Garbage King

The Garbage King
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Laird
  • Location(s): Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird’s The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. When Mamo’s mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of...

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The Garden

The Garden
  • Author(s): Sean Michael Wilson, Fumio Obata
  • Location(s): Japan
  • Genre(s): Graphic Novel
  • Era(s): Present

A beautiful story of healing and growth through mindfulness and gardening. Joanna is a high-powered finance consultant who’s been signed off work after having a nervous breakdown. Seeking more than just something to pass the time, she travels to...

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The Garden Bunches

The Garden Bunches
  • Author(s): Zeynab Salimova
  • Location(s): Azerbaijan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Gunel is a young, truly loving, and devoted Azerbaijani woman. As a result of a drastic transformation of life circumstances, Gunel and her family, her husband, and their two little children need to immigrate to the United States. They...

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The Garden of Angels

The Garden of Angels
  • Author(s): David Hewson
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1940s, 1990s, and contemporary

At his beloved Nonno Paolo’s deathbed, fifteen-year-old Nico receives a gift that will change his life forever: a yellowing manuscript which tells the haunting, twisty tale of what really happened to his grandfather in Nazi-occupied Venice in 1943. The...

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The Garden of Evil

The Garden of Evil
  • Author(s): David Hewson
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Murder and mystery set in Rome, The Garden of Evil is the sixth title in the Nic Costa series, David Hewson’s stunning Italian crime novels.

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The Garden of Monsters

The Garden of Monsters
  • Author(s): Lorenza Pieri
  • Location(s): Maremma
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Set in the Maremma region of Southern Tuscany, this novel tells the story of two families against the backdrop of a rapidly transforming country. The Biagini are local ranchers, while the wealthy Sanfilippi belong to Rome’s upper middle-class. When...

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The Garden Party and Other Stories

The Garden Party and Other Stories
  • Author(s): Katherine Mansfield
  • Location(s): New Zealand
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Written during the final stages of her illness, “The Garden Party and Other Stories” is full of a sense of urgency and was Katherine Mansfield’s last collection to be published during her lifetime. The fifteen stories featured, many of...

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The Gardener of Baghdad

The Gardener of Baghdad
  • Author(s): Ahmad Ardalan
  • Location(s): Baghdad
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Two people, one city, different times; connected by a memoir. Can love exist in a city destined for decades of misery? Adnan leads a weary existence as a bookshop owner in modern-day, war-torn Baghdad, where bombings, corruption and assault...

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The Gardens of Light

The Gardens of Light
  • Author(s): Amin Maalouf
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Historical, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): AD 216 - AD 274

This is the story of Mani, a forgotten figure, but whose name is yet, paradoxically, on everyone’s lips. When using the words “Manichean” or “Manichaeism” one rarely thinks Mani, painter, doctor and Eastern philosopher of the third century, called...

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