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Books read in 2019

After being stuck in a bit of a rut in terms of reading books, I ended up reading more books in 2019 than previous years. I read a lot of things online and this year I had to make a conscious effort at switching off from a screen and carry a book.

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Being Mortal

I discovered this book thanks to a couple of podcasts, I came across. Also a cousin whose taste in books I quite like, highly recommended it. The podcasts had Atul Gawande, sagaciously explain the issues around caring for the old and infirm. Atul Gawande brings in a lot of data, a lot of empathy and […]

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A couple of books about our world

I recently picked up a couple of books on Kindle. Starting with the An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor.

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Tolstoy on Hypocrisy

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.

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Some books in my reading list for this year [2017]

A collection of books I am planning on reading in 2017.

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5 Books I Enjoyed Reading In 2011

Reading is a passion for me which started with Asterix, Archies and Tinkle. Graduated to Jeffery Archer, Leon Uris and Sidney Sheldon. Then being interested in History, I got addicted to non-fiction books. I wish I could have read more books this year but did manage to read a few. Here are 5 of my […]