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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 10th February 2009, 01:42   #301
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Curreently reading "a double life" by Alyque Padamsee. Its a brilliant book and gives you great insight into the great ad guru and theatre personality that Alyque is.
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Old 10th February 2009, 01:42   #302
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Very difficult to make the list of top 5 from so many books read, and so many still to be read.

1. Surely you're joking Mr. Feinman
2. Papillion
3. Malgudi days
4. The diary of a young girl
5. The Godfather

Just completed 'Black Swan', yet to start the next.
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Old 14th February 2009, 18:18   #303
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Very difficult to make the list of top 5 from so many books read, and so many still to be read.

1. Surely you're joking Mr. Feinman
2. Papillion
3. Malgudi days
4. The diary of a young girl
5. The Godfather

Just completed 'Black Swan', yet to start the next.
Update: started 'The world is flat'.
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Old 23rd February 2009, 23:52   #304
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Just read "stay hungry stay foolish".Very inspriring.Now reading "cosmos" by carl segan and "the white tiger" by arvind adiga.
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Old 3rd March 2009, 20:26   #305
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Ukridge, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse, Without remorse by Tom Clancy, State of Fear by Michael Crichton, Godfather for sure
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Old 9th March 2009, 13:00   #306
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While most novels provide a different touch of emotion, I most enjoyed some of the "simpler" genres like:

Inscrutable Americans
Chicken Soup (Currently reading CS for Indian Soul)
Five Point Someone

and an all time favourite:

Malgudi Days
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Old 15th March 2009, 18:12   #307
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My favourite books are:
1. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
2. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon
3. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
4. Mrityunjay by Shivaji Sawant
5. Its Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong

Currently I am reading Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
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Just finished reading Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere. Amazing work of fiction.

This is really "The kind of book Terry Pratchett would write if he was locked in a cell for a month with Kafka", as mentioned at the back of the book.
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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 !!
Is this the book by Arthur Hailey? If yes, this is a great book and you are not only reading work of fiction but a book on airline industry as a whole.... it talks about pilot-stewardess relationship to noise pollution faced by the residents staying near airports to insurance to what not.... it is a fascinating, so are most of other Hailey's book.

Other good books from his stable are:

Hotel
Strong Medicine
Wheels
Overload....
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Currently doing a second read of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Does anyone know where i can get any other translations of this book apart from Constance Garnett's?
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Recent read....

SWAY - Irresistible pull of irrational behavior..... Very light read. Liked it very much, especially a chapter on fairness. (In French, Sun revolves round the earth).

My rating 4/5

for more : Amazon.com: Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior: Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman: Books

Currently reading:

Southwest airlines way - I was always fascinated by this company, saw a book on the subject and picked it up immediately.

Next in line:

Mind of a strategist....
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Reading autobiography of a yogi. Got hold of an original us print of my great grandfathers.
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Very difficult to say 'the top 5 books'.
But some of my favourites are P.G.Wodehouse,Dan Brown,Perry Mason(a fictional character) and Sherlock of course.
Presently reading The Exodus Quest by Will Adams
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I am Currently reading some Tintin comics!


On a serious note, still struggling to finish catch 22 by Joseph heller, not because of lack of interest but lack of time.

It loses out to team Bhp every time!
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Top 5? Hmmm... will give it a try. (Not necessarily in the following order):

1. On Chesil Beach- Ian McEwan
2. Lord of the Rings- JRR Tolkien
3. Midnight's Children- Salman Rushdie
4. A Suitable Boy- Vikram Seth
5. Love in the time of cholera- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Currently reading Saturday by Ian McEwan.
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