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Old 17th March 2007, 11:33   #181
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Has anyone here read "The Toyota Way"?
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Old 17th March 2007, 15:46   #182
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Has anyone here read "The Toyota Way"?
Is that the one on the toyota production line, on how the mgmt built a great company?
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Old 20th April 2007, 16:54   #183
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Has anyone here read "The Toyota Way"?
hey just happen to read this book a few days back....good one
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Old 20th April 2007, 17:01   #184
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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

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Old 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...
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Old 21st April 2007, 10:22   #186
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just started 'Eragon' by Paolini. Its superb! Gonna read the sequel 'Eldest' after this one.
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Old 21st April 2007, 16:54   #187
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Chronicles of Narnia-E-book

Next-Micheal Crichton-E-book
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Old 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)
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I am reading:

Liar's Poker - For people in the financial markets (especially the bond side), a must read.
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Finished all the Novels by Jim Butcher recently.
Codex Alera 1,2,3 and Dresden files 1-9
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Finished all the Novels by Jim Butcher recently.
Codex Alera 1,2,3 and Dresden files 1-9
Been thinking of picking up Jim Butcher, how are they? What is the basic premise behind his concoctions??
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Old 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.
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Been thinking of picking up Jim Butcher, how are they? What is the basic premise behind his concoctions??
Fantasy. Check out jim-butcher.com. Good discussion forum.

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.
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Old 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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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...
I really like short stories of Roal Dahl, Philip Dick, Forsyth and Stephen King. They have been made into some amazing movies. One of my all time favorite movie as well (since you mentioned Papillon) is made from King's story titled "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption". I also would easily recommend the short read from Forsyth called "The Sheperd". Watch out for the impact!

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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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