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READING LIST 2019:


2019 WishList: Usually, I plan perusing 100 novels annually. But I have decided reading longer and better quality pieces of writing, in 2019. Hence, I plan reading 70 novels/books/literature this year. As always, have a healthy combination of all types of Genres. Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future… Continue reading READING LIST 2019:

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Crime & Punishment Collector Edition


What's the one book you would never mind to read over and again? Why? A book that changed my life would definitely be ‘Crime & Punishment’ by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Translation by Constance Garnett). I read it for the first time whilst doing my undergrads in Moscow back in the Summer of 2002; and having read it… Continue reading Crime & Punishment Collector Edition

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What are your 10/10 novels?


I stopped counting a few years back. But since class VI, when I started reading seriously, currently I am 36; I must have, I believe read well over 5,000 novels, novelette and novellas in past 20+ years or so. My personal collection has 1,200+ novels; across my apartment in Bangalore, in Kolkata and 200+ novels in Oxford. Out of all the novels… Continue reading What are your 10/10 novels?

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READING LIST 2018:


Every year, I make a resolution of perusing around 100 novels. They are a mix of both English & Bengali novels across both genres: Literary Fiction & Non-Fictional genres. Here’s the list of 100 books/novels I desire perusing in 2018. Finished Reading as of today: Netaji Firechhilen (Bengali) by Anuj Dhar Lord of the Rings Box… Continue reading READING LIST 2018:

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30 Pearls of Leadership Wisdom from Robin Sharma


Reading a variety of self-help books, attending technical, or, non-technical, management and self-productivity & improvement courses and networking with like-minded individuals are a couple of "must do" things for someone who wishes to progress in life. Otherwise, you stagnate and die. As simple as that. In my personal collection of over 3,000+ books (yes, I… Continue reading 30 Pearls of Leadership Wisdom from Robin Sharma

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Entrepreneurial Lessons that MBA Schools Don’t Teach


Unforgiven. Produced, directed by & starring Clint Eastwood. A movie that I love from thousands in my collection. Besides portraying many different true facets of life, this movie is a must-watch and classic cause it de-romanticizes the commonly believed folklore. There's a special section in the movie that I can now relate to post working… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Lessons that MBA Schools Don’t Teach