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|Paper book format||159||66.53%|
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|17th March 2007, 15:46||#182|
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- The LOTR trilogy by JRR Tolkien
- Timeline by Michael Crichton
- Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat
- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Eicher Road Atlas
Currently reading the Eicher Road Atlas 2007 for planning my upcoming weekend trip
|20th April 2007, 17:02||#185|
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Currently reading "The Prey" written by Micheal Crichton.
Other recent ones were mostly by Dan Brown - Angels & Demons (somehow liked it better than the Da vinci code), Digital Fortress.
Best one so far (if i can remember) is "Papillon" by Henry Charriere. Recommended for a thrilling read. This is an awesome true life autobiography by a person wrongly commited for murder.... and his true tales of escape... i admire his determination...
|21st April 2007, 19:12||#188|
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The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance - Robert M Prisig
Many Lives Many Masters - Brian l Weiss ( currently Reading)
|8th May 2007, 18:33||#189|
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I am reading:
Liar's Poker - For people in the financial markets (especially the bond side), a must read.
|8th May 2007, 22:09||#191|
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|8th May 2007, 23:03||#192|
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Discovered this thread recently. I love reading books so its gonna be hard for me to list my top 5.
Recently, I finished reading
- Amulet of Samarkhand
- Golems' eye
- Ptolemy's Gate
Considering the fact that these books are found in teenage section of Landmark (in bangalore), I guess I discovered them rather late. Enjoyed them nevertheless.
Got my hands on "Speaker of the Dead" by Orson Scott Card. Finished reading it last weekend. I have been looking for it for quite some time after I read "Enders Game". Amazing Books if you like Sci Fi.
|9th May 2007, 09:22||#193|
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Though the Dresden files is the more popular series with white night hitting NYT bestseller list, I found that codex Alera series is more engaging.
|9th May 2007, 13:04||#194|
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Currently reading Hari Kunzru's Impressionist. Looked this up because I liked his writing in The Transmission. His writing is very visual and outstanding, though the same cannot be said about the plots. I read his books for the visual impact of some the lines -- like the stomach churning bass kicks from a good sub :-)
My wife is a writer, so our home library has most of the 'serious' must reads, but being a bad reader (I visualize too much, according to her -- but hey that's what I do for a living), I take a huge amount of time to finish a book. So I prefer short stories.
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|9th May 2007, 17:15||#195|
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Well being a literature student in college.. got the chance to read some books.... offlate couldnt get much time to catch up on reading.. but still read some of them ... some of the interesting reads are- The Alchemist, Many Masters Many Lives, Da Vinci Code , currently i am occupied with The Collected Best Short Stories by Roald Dahl....its good....
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