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Words Have No Borders
Featured Collection August 2008

Do the Olympics have you in the mood for some international flavor? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's collection of world fiction and international poetry takes the gold medal.

 
Teens Around the World
Have you always longed to travel? Want to know how teens in other parts of the world live? Try one of these fiction titles and travel the globe without leaving your living room.
 
Real Life: International
You know what your life is like. What's life like for teens around the world? Read one of these nonfiction books to find out.
 

Fiction by Dutch Writers
From murder mysteries set in Amsterdam to historical fiction featuring Machiavelli, these Dutch novels offer something for any reader.
 

Fiction by Japanese Writers
Choose from a wide range of Japanese literature: seventh-century women poets, the world's first novel, modern day stories of surviving Nagasaki's atomic blast, and the hierarchies that still exist in Tokyo today.
 
Chinese Films
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has a wonderful collection of foreign films. These are just a few of the movies from China that we offer to get you in the mood for the Beijing Summer Olympics
 

Chinese Food & Cooking
Maybe you can't make it to Beijing this year but the library has many Chinese cookbooks that will allow you to cook up a typhoon at home while you're watching the Olympics!
 

Chinese Music
Come into the Music Department to explore both traditional Chinese music and Chinese composers and performers in the Western Classical style.
 
Food in World Literature
You wouldn't believe the books that the library offers. Here is a collection of cookbooks based on dishes served up in literary classics. And if these don't appeal to you, we have lots of other international cookbooks to choose from!