Pantheon (August 12, 1986)
Life in Nazi occupied Poland
Pantheon; 1st Pbk. Ed edition (September 1, 1992) 
The Odyssey, by Homer 
Penguin Classics (October 31, 2006)
The classic tale of Odysseus return from the Trojan War
The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
HarperCollins (April 25, 2006)
Andalusian shepherd boy dreams of a distant treasure in the Egyptian pyramids.
Girl with the Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier
Penguin Group USA (January 1, 2001)
17th Century Holland
White Teeth, by Zadie Smith  
Random House (2000)
Cultural life of London
Europe, Europe, by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Pantheon (August 18, 1990)
Forays into a continent
Da Capo Press (September 3, 2002)
A Time of Gifts, by Patrick Leigh Fermor 
NYRB Classics (October 3, 2005)
On Foot to Constantinople
Homage to Catalonia, by George Orwell
Mariner Books; 15th printing edition (October 22, 1980)
Orwells experiences of the Spanish Civil War
Selected Poems, by Frederico Garcia Lorca
New Directions (1955)
The Flowers of Evil, by Charles Beaudelaire 
Peter Pauper Press (1958)
The Collected Poems, by Constantine Cavafy
Knopf (April 7, 2009)
Don Quixote, by Cervantes
The Penguin Classics (1950)