I recently picked up a couple of books on Kindle. Starting with the An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor.
I was reading Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism by Peter Marshall. On a chapter on Tolstoy, it quotes him about writing and exposing the hypocrisy of the wealthy and respectful, including himself.
A collection of books I am planning on reading in 2017.
I love reading non-fiction. History books usually. But I do not mind the odd “Outliers” either. I have usually avoided fiction – possibly why I have actually managed to NOT read Agatha Christie or PG Wodehouse in my growing years. But a recent catching up of a BBC series called “Jeevs and Wooster” has prodded […]
The road to this book started almost six months ago. I was not into reading about middle-eastern history. I had very little interest in the history of Abrahamic religions, hence I ending up with this monstrous 540 page book (excluding the notes and references section) on Jerusalem was unlikely. I was recommended this book by […]