Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Reading list-2014 : Initial Glimpses

List update : 24 may/sept 2014


3. Adultery by paulo coelho ( french version)
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List update : 26 may 2013

I have read the following books in 2013. ( all books were read on kobo-mini )

1. William Dalrymple : City of Djinns  ( interesting India-book)  
2. Randy Pausch: The Last Lecture ( great book on 'life management')
3. Paulo Coelho :  Manuscript Found in Accra  ( Here Coelho is at his 'Khalil Gibran-best' !)

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 Reading list : 2012

when the everydayness of ordinary life schedule floods my days,it seems to me, that it is important to fix some reading goals. it helps to bring in some freshness into the 'ordinariness' of life.

I believe that debut-November is the right time to have a look at my reading list - 2012. It gives enough time to mend the possible fall-outs and fix new targets.

Here, I am listing some of the main-reads of the year.This list is not comprehensive, but it gives a general picture. when categorizing the list, I go by the three languages I read comfortably : Malayalam, English and French




Malayalam:


1. MP Veerendrakumar:  Hymavathabhoovil


2. Muni narayana prasad : Suviseshangal Vedantadrishtioyil










English: 

  1. Bill Clinton : Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
  2. Condoleezza Rice :  No Higher Honor
  3. Edward Luce : In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India
  4. Johnny Cache,Joshua Wright,Vincent Liu : Hacking Exposed Wireless...
  5. Julie Otsuka : “The Buddha in the Attic”  
  6. Mark Owen : No easy day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden
  7. Michael Pollan : The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
  8. Shashi Tharoor: India: From Midnight to the Millennium 
  9. Shashi Tharoor: Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century 
  10. Sylvie Simmons : I'm Your Man - The Life of Leonard Cohen 
  11. William Dalrymple:  From the Holy Mountain
  12. William Dalrymple:  Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India  (encore!!!)

French: 

  1. Christian Bobin : Ressusciter
  2. Christian Bobin: Le Très-Bas
  3. Gabriel Ringlet : Ceci est ton corps
  4. Gabriel Ringlet : Eloge de la fragilité
  5. Gabriel Ringlet : La résistance intérieure (encore!!!) 
  6. Jean Monbourquette: À chacun sa mission
  7. Mannick, Gabriel Ringlet : Entre toutes les femmes 
  8. Max de Wasseige : Le coeur du petit pauvre, commentaire du Testament de saint François
  9. Odette Aslan (Présentation par)  : Rabindranath Tagore (encore!!!)

Oh..yeh....23 books in total..not bad..right!!! :)
May be later, I may write my own take on theses books. However, this is all for now.
Thanks ....

reading on and signing out!!!!
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1 comment:

Nengi said...

You really do read a lot. I sometimes wish I could say the same, but to be totally honest I get most of my information from visual media. To put it bluntly, I'm a YouTube addict at times. Do you think this is a bad thing as a reader? I imagine you might, but on the other hand if a picture paints a thousand words and there is 24 frames per second in a video then I'm way past that list you have there :P Jokes.