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Paper book format 160 66.67%
Amazon Kindle 45 18.75%
Apple iPad 6 2.50%
Android Tablet 6 2.50%
B&B Nook 4 1.67%
Sony eBook Reader 0 0%
Smartphone 13 5.42%
Others (mention in post) 3 1.25%
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Old 16th September 2009, 16:03   #331
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Bought myself a load of Charlie Brown comics
I am loving it.
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Old 16th September 2009, 16:08   #332
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For all automobile lovers Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig is a must. Try looking at the car drawings in Tintin. The study is awesome!
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Old 16th September 2009, 16:11   #333
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Over the past few months I've read all the books of David Baldacci (I did not know he was the author of Absolute Power, based on which the Clint Eastwood starrer movie was made) and Vince Flynn (Total action fiction, very heavy pro-US anti terror story line, but I enjoy the action!). I make sure I pick up any new books by Mathew Rielly as well. I'm currently reading the Dilbert series - The Dilbert Principle, Way of the Weasel and Joy of Work.
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Old 16th September 2009, 16:12   #334
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Currently reading Mckinsey Minds and Tintin comics side by side!

EDIT: forgot to mention my favorite action novel writer Matthew Reilly. Have all his novels and just finished reading Six Sacred Stones by him.

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Old 23rd September 2009, 19:03   #335
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1. James Clavell - The Noble House

2. Irving Wallace - The Second Lady

3. David Westheimer - Von Ryan's Express

4. Eric Segal - The Love Story

5. John Grisham - The Bleachers


Presently reading - "The Race" by Richard North Patterson
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I'm hooked to Jaswant Singh's "Jinnah - India Partition Independence"
Why ?
1) Written by someone who should not have written it.
2) Hence, will give a fresh prospective of what happened exactly and who were the decision makers.
3) Probably this is the last attempt to tell our kids the actual story before conspiracy theorists start their bit.
4) I got it easily.
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Old 29th October 2009, 14:45   #337
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Currently I am reading

1. Control your Destiny or some one else will

2. Strength Finder by Tom Rath

3. Auto Biography of Lee Iacocca

all books are for professional excillence. keeping off from other stuff for some time.
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Old 29th October 2009, 15:09   #338
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Hitch hikers guide to the galaxy - Douglas Adams
Remain of the day - Ishiguro
Old man and the see - Hemmingway
100 years of solitude - Marquez
Foundation novels by - Azimov

Presently reading piccadilly jim for the third time
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Old 29th October 2009, 15:22   #339
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I am reading "Maximum City - Bombay Lost and Found" again.

Next on my list is Richard Bransons biography.
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Old 29th October 2009, 15:41   #340
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Top Five yet :
  1. A Case of Exploding Mangoes - mohammad Hanif
  2. P G wodehouse - almost all books
  3. DAy of the Jackle , The Afgan, The Negotiator- Frederick Forsyth
  4. Inscrutable americans - Anurag Mathur
  5. fountain Head - Ayan Rand
Couuent book - New Moon -Stephenie Mayer sequel to Twilight ( Stupid - But racy human - vampire love story)
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Top till date for me:
1. JA - Kane and Able
2. Ken Follet - A Place called Freedom
3. Ken Follet - The Jackadaws
4. John Grisham - The Painted House
5. JA - Paths of Glory (I've a signed copy by him when he came to India to promote this one)

I got a dedication to my girlfreind's copy from him..... on the first page it say
To Ayana

and then signed Jeffrey Archer
That guys is a sure shot heart throb trick
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Old 31st October 2009, 09:42   #342
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A really good book is Alex Scarrow's book called "A Thousand Suns". Its a fantastic book. Just to give you an idea of how good it is, the book starts with these lines:

On the 29th of April, 1945, the Allies surrendered unconditionally to Nazi Germany. Four hours later, the surrender was withdrawn...


WOW!
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Old 31st October 2009, 10:12   #343
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My top 5:


Jonathan Livingston Seagull
written by Richard Bach
- short and simple yet very inspiring

It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
written by Lance Armstrong
- a champions fight not just to win races but to win against cancer

The Alchemist
written by Paulo Coelho
- a classic inspirational fable

The Lost Hero : a Biography of Subhas Bose
written by Mihir Bose
- biography of the great Indian leader

Only the paranoid survive
written by Andy Grove
- good take on ever changing business circumstances, somewhat applies to individual lives too


Currently reading:

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
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Old 2nd November 2009, 12:59   #344
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My Top 5:

The Alchemist - by Paulo Coelho
(classic and inspirational)

The Kite Runner - by Khaled Hossaini (Man Booker category)
(Simply amazing, both book as well as the movie)

Wings of Fire - Dr APJ Kalam
(motivating)

Malgudi Days - R K Narayan
(an amazing portrayal of India)

Anything for you ma'm - by Tussar Raheja (Student IIT Delhi)
(Life from the eyes of a student)

Currently reading:
Go Kiss the World - by Subrato Bagchi (founder Mindtree Consulting)
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Old 12th November 2009, 16:02   #345
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I am currently reading - Buy-o-logy by Martin Lindstorm, what a book...one must read
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