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Old January 28th, 2009, 06:59 PM
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What book are you all reading?

I just finished Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan. It was a good read.
I am going to start Atlas Shrugged, again. I have read it so many times but dont seem to get bored with Ayn Rand.

Any one read any interesting books lately? If yes, I would really appreciate if you could share the titles.
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I just finished Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan. It was a good read.
I am going to start Atlas Shrugged, again. I have read it so many times but dont seem to get bored with Ayn Rand.

Any one read any interesting books lately? If yes, I would really appreciate if you could share the titles.

I reread "Dreams from my Father" and am about to start reading "Audacity of hope" I am going to read "Kite Runner" again soon.

Ayn Rand? Are you thinking of starting a cult here on EC??
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Old January 28th, 2009, 07:14 PM
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I reread "Dreams from my Father" and am about to start reading "Audacity of hope" I am going to read "Kite Runner" again soon.

Ayn Rand? Are you thinking of starting a cult here on EC??
Oh Kahled Hosseni...I loved Kite Runner..did you read his other book Thousand Splendid Suns as well? Even that made a great read.

no cult here !!
I love her works...but lets not get in to Rand. My love for Howard Roark has got me into trouble with people many a time and I dont want that happening here again
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Old January 28th, 2009, 08:17 PM
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Re: What book are you all reading?

I am reading 'In high places' by Arthur Hailey
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Old January 28th, 2009, 08:44 PM
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I am reading "Living with The Himalayan Masters" by Swami Rama...
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Re: What book are you all reading?

Reading "The Roots" by Alex Haley.. coincidentally started reading it just after Obama's inauguration and now am spell bound.

A must read I say...
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Re: What book are you all reading?

I am Rereading Perfect Questions Perfect Answers....by A. C. Bhaktivedanta swami
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after that planning to read...Life come from Life...by A. C. Bhaktivedanta swami
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I am reading 'In high places' by Arthur Hailey
I read Hailey’s books and liked Hotel and Airport the best. Which one do you like?

Iris, I agree with you regards to Paulo's books. I couldn’t complete any of his books. Same applies to Salman Rushdie. I read most of his books but didn’t enjoy any, including his recent Enchantress of Florence. I dont know why I force myself to read his books.

Next I am going to read Shantaram followed by Time Travelers Wife. Any one read these yet?
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Re: What book are you all reading?

Just finished reading "The Last Pope" by some portuguese author, who claims his book is based on truth of what happened to the 1-month pope of 1978, as revealed by the murderer to him.

Have to see what the library has to offer next. Currently reading the latest offerings from Crutchfield
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I read Hailey’s books and liked Hotel and Airport the best. Which one do you like?


Iris, I agree with you regards to Paulo's books. I couldn’t complete any of his books. Same applies to Salman Rushdie. I read most of his books but didn’t enjoy any, including his recent Enchantress of Florence. I dont know why I force myself to read his books.

Next I am going to read Shantaram followed by Time Travelers Wife. Any one read these yet?

Me too found Rushdie to be too boring and rather mediocre to its core. Not going to even try any of his new writings.

Reading Tasleema Nasreen's "Nirbachit Qalaam" for the nth time. I just adore this lady and her writings.

Also am spellbound with Hindi literature these days. What treasure we have in Hindi! Wonderful. Though a bit late but discovered Harishankar Parsai. He is such great satirist! Have no words to appreciate!
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Next I am going to read Shantaram followed by Time Travelers Wife. Any one read these yet?
did you read shantaram? how'd you like it?
I couldnt make out how much of it is fiction.
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Oh Kahled Hosseni...I loved Kite Runner..did you read his other book Thousand Splendid Suns as well? Even that made a great read.

no cult here !!
I love her works...but lets not get in to Rand. My love for Howard Roark has got me into trouble with people many a time and I dont want that happening here again
I have read Kite Runner and now reading Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseni.Both are worth reading.But i think Kite Runner is better than the other.Also i started reading Brida by Paulo Coelho but did'nt found it interesting.
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One classic I want to read
The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur

Another one I am going to buy

Inclusive Urban Design: Public Toilets, First Edition (Paperback)
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Outliers .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outliers_(book)
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Re: What book are you all reading?

Finised reading Harishankar Parsai's satire collection" Premchand ke fate joote".

I am totally blown. What satire, what sarcasm , what style. AWESOME!!!!!!!

I have read Raag Darbari many years ago and didnt quite appriciated it then. But now will sure read it again.



Chitrala, please recommend any other authors, books you liked in hindi. Thanks to my local library I now have access to every book written in hindi.Will sure have something else too by Shrilal Shukla.Thanks for suggestion.


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