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Paper book format 159 66.53%
Amazon Kindle 45 18.83%
Apple iPad 6 2.51%
Android Tablet 6 2.51%
B&B Nook 4 1.67%
Sony eBook Reader 0 0%
Smartphone 13 5.44%
Others (mention in post) 3 1.26%
Kobo eReader 3 1.26%
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Old 29th November 2008, 23:13   #286
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It is a great book, one of the first few books which helped me to develop reading habit.
by the way, this should be in what are you reading? thread, unless you want a thread to discuss about lee iococca.
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Old 2nd December 2008, 16:35   #287
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Atlas Shrugged
Fountainhead
Shantaram
Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy
The Godfather
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Old 7th December 2008, 13:56   #288
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God of small things- Arundathi Roy
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Old 10th December 2008, 12:12   #289
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My favourites:

The Day of the Jackal
Kane and Abel
The Shepherd
Five point Someone
20000 Leagues Under the Sea
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Old 12th December 2008, 18:37   #290
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The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
His Dark Materials Trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife & The Amber SpyglassA)
Whitefang
To Kill a Mockingbird
A Brief History of Time
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5.Atlas Shrugged(Ayn Rand,need I say more)
4.The Godfather
3.The Lord of the Rings trilogy
2.The Da Vinci Code
and the best of all,ladies and gentlemen,one for the intellectuals

1.The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
Pushed me over the edge from a sceptic to an atheist
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1. The god father
2. The day of the jackal
3. Bourne series.
4. Five point someone
5. Fist of God

Currently doing: Zen and the art of Motorcycle maintenance.
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My top 5, in no particular order of preference, each has its own merits:
1. The Metamorphosis- Franz kafka
2. The Godfather- Mario Puzo
3. To kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee
4. Catch 22- Joseph Heller
5. P.G. Wodehouse- All his works

Latest read- The autobiography of Lance Armstrong
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For the first time in my life I actually bought a novel off the shelf rather than trying to impress the PYT around. The book's name is Bombay Rains, Bombay Girls by Anirban Bose. About a small town guy who comes to Mumbai from Ranchi to do his MBBS from Grant Medical College. His struggle in the intitial days, Ragging in college, the first crush, the first date, the first strike at the medical college, the first "i love you", seeing deaths, losing a friend.

I had decided that I'll finish about first 50 pages because of the fact that i am reading a actually novel for the first time in my life; however, that's not how it went. Started at 10.30 at night and slept at 4.30 in the morning after finishing the novel. The way Mumbai is described is fabulous. I could actually see it happening in front of my eyes! reminded me of my college days and the nights spent at the KEM hospital hostel with friends (I am not a Dr. btw)

A definite read. And yes, I am now going to read some more novels!
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^^^ Sounds like an interesting book, would pick it up for weekend.
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Old 9th February 2009, 12:31   #296
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Currently i am reading a book called The Airport it s mind blowing my list of top 5 i have nt made them !! John Grisham s any/all book will figure in this for me atleast. When i tell my friends about book s they are like how do you find time and yet you do read are the kind of remarks i get from them !!!
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^^^ Sounds like an interesting book, would pick it up for weekend.
You should. You'll not regret it. definitely worth the price it is sold for (Rs. 195).
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Old 9th February 2009, 23:02   #298
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The Airport is a great book...just finished the Kiterunner...awesome detailing,awesome story!! wil read The Fountainhead now
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My all time favorites (in order of most fav to least fav)
1. Kite Runner - khalid hosseini
2. Five Point Someone - Chetan Bhagat
3. 1000 splendid suns - khalid hosseini
4. Digital Fortress - Dan Brown
5. Joker In The Pack

Currently reading 'The Poet' by Michael Connelly
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My Top 5.

Joint 1 : Auto car , Overdrive , Auto Bild , Top Gear
5 : T3

I ain't a novel kinda guy.
Sorry for going OT.
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