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  • I correctly answered that Tokyo was the capital of Japan, Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia, Ottawa the capital of Canada, and Bogota the capital of Colombia.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • In Bogota, they discovered that once they could enjoy the forbidden fruit, they lost their appetite.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • When she opened the door she was holding a mug of tea and she was wearing sheepskin slippers and she had been watching a quiz program on the television because there was a television on and I could hear someone saying, "The capital city of Venezuela is …. (a) Maracas, (b) Caracas, (c) Bogota or (d) Georgetown."
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Then that station went off the air, and they could only get Panama, Bogota, and Valparaiso, who knew practically nothing about what was going on up in the northern continent.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach

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  • But when there is no shepherd-Sicily, no free-hand nature-painting, but deep city vexation instead, and you are forced early into deep city aims, not sent in your ephod before Eli to start service in the temple, nor set on a horse by your weeping sisters to go and study Greek in Bogota, but land in a poolroom—what can that lead to of the highest?
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Suddenly it was just as dangerous to live in parts of Chicago or St. Louis or Los Angeles as it was to live in Bogota.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Maternity hospitals even in poor neighborhoods of South American cities such as Bogota and Quito provide free prenatal care and delivery, because saving women’s lives is considered by society to be a priority.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The capital of Colombia is: Brussels, Santiago, Bogota, Jakarta.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Not Bogota?
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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