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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:

  1. Netaji Firechhilen (Bengali) by Anuj Dhar
  2. Lord of the Rings Box Set by J.R.R. Tolkien: The Fellowship of the Ring
  3. Lord of the Rings Box Set by J.R.R. Tolkien: The Two Towers
  4. Lord of the Rings Box Set by J.R.R. Tolkien: The Return of the King
  5. Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Tanner, Oxford University Press (OUP)
  6. The Shining by Stephen King
  7. IT by Stephen King
  8. Satyajit Ray 101 Golpo (Collection of 101 Short Stories) (Bengali) by Satyajit Ray
  9. Rajmohan’s Wife by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
  10. Bhoutik Aloukik (Bengali) by Anish Deb
  11. OxCrimes: Introduced by Ian Rankin (Ox Tales) by Peter Florence,‎ Mark Ellingham,‎ Ian Rankin
  12. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence
  13. Vraman Samagra (Bengali) by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
  14. Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche & Kafka by William Hubben
  15. Lajja by Taslima Nasrin
  16. Hitler Argentinay (Bengali) by Saikat Kumar Neogy
  17. 14 : Stories That Inspired Satyajit Ray by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay
  18. Goyendapith Lalbazar, Ek Dozon Khuner Ruddhaswas Nepathyakatha (Bengali) by Supratim Sarkar
  19. Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz
  20. Bookless in Baghdad by Dr. Shashi Tharoor
  21. Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove and Steve Jobs by B. David Yoffie, A. Michael Cusumano
  22. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 by William Dalrymple
  23. The Dirty Dozen: Hitmen of Mumbai Mafia by Gabriel Khan, S. Hussain Zaidi
  24. My Years With Apu – A Memoir by Satyajit Ray
  25. Byomkesh Samagra (Bengali) by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
  26. The Colours of Passion: Unravelling Dark Secrets Behind the Limelight by Sourabh Mukherjee
  27. On India by Khuswant Singh
  28. Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  29. Anandamela Special Edition (Bengali) by ABP
  30. Anandamela Ghost Stories Edition (Bengali) by ABP
  31. Selected Short Stories: World’s Greatest Ghost Stories by Multiple Authors
  32. Bhoutik Galpo Samagra (Bengali) by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
  33. Chilling Ghost Stories by Multiple Authors
  34. Classic Ghost Stories by Multiple Authors
  35. 50 Detective Stories by Multiple Authors (Charles Dickens, O. Henry, others)
  36. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  37. Rahasya Goenda Omnibus (Bengali) by Sasthipada Chatterjee
  38. Manik-Da: Memories of Satyajit Ray by Nemai Ghosh
  39. Windmills of the Gods by Sidney Sheldon
  40. Murder On the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  41. Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
  42. Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie
  43. The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  44. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  45. The Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon
  46. Hasir Galpo 51 (Comical 51 stories, Bengali) by Multiple Authors
  47. The Complete Navarone 4-Book Collection: The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean, Sam LLewellyn
  48. The Complete Navarone 4-Book Collection: Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean, Sam LLewellyn
  49. The Complete Navarone 4-Book Collection: Storm Force from Navarone by Alistair MacLean, Sam LLewellyn
  50. The Complete Navarone 4-Book Collection: Thunderbolt from Navarone by Alistair MacLean, Sam LLewellyn
  51. Nothing Lasts Forever by Sidney Sheldon
  52. Jago Bangla Festive Edition (Puja Barshiki 2017)
  53. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  54. Complete Guide to Digital Photography by Ian Farrell
  55. North America – Pegasus Encyclopedia Library by Pegasus Publications
  56. Asia – Pegasus Encyclopedia Library by Pegasus Publications
  57. South America – Pegasus Encyclopedia Library by Pegasus Publications
  58. Europe – Pegasus Encyclopedia Library by Pegasus Publications
  59. I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words by George Beahm
  60. The Secret of Shambhala: In Search of the Eleventh Insight by James Redfield
  61. Arro Ashoriri (Bengali) by Multiple Authors, Edited by Sandip Ray
  62. Wish You Well by David Baldacci
  63. Puja Barshiki Anandamela (2018) by Ananda Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  64. The Mahabharata Quest: The Alexander Secret by Christopher Doyle
  65. First Family by David Baldacci
  66. The Doomsday Key by James Rollins
  67. Sketches from a Hunter’s Album by Ivan Turgenev
  68. Manorama Yearbook 2018 by Malayalam Manorama
  69. The Children of Húrin by J. R. R. Tolkien
  70. The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christie
  71. The Mysterious Mr. Quin by Agatha Christie
  72. Halde Barir Rahasya O Dine Dakati (Bengali) by Sunil Ganguly
  73. The Hollow by Agatha Christie
  74. At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie
  75. N or M? by Agatha Christie
  76. Ekei Bale Shuting (Bengali) by Satyajit Ray
  77. The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie
  78. Peril at End House by Agatha Christie
  79. Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie
  80. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
  81. Sri Sri Balananda Brahmachari Biography (Bengali) by Purnanda Brahmachari & Paramananda Brahmachari
  82. A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie
  83. Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie
  84. Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone by Satya Nadella
  85. 50 World’s Greatest Short Stories by Multiple Authors
  86. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  87. Ashoriri Bhayankar (Bengali) by Anish Deb
  88. The House of Strange Stories by Ruskin Bond
  89. Life’s Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life by Gaur Gopal Das
  90. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  91. Business Intelligence: A Managerial Perspective on Analytics by Pearson
  92. Mandukya Upanishad with Karika by Swami Chinmayananda
  93. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future by Ashlee Vance
  94. We the Living (75th Anniversary Edition) by Ayn Rand
  95. Bihar Diaries: The True Story of How Bihar’s Most Dangerous Criminal Was Caught by Amit Lodha
  96. Divine Justice by David Baldacci
  97. It Happened in India by Kishore Biyani
  98. Miss Marple’s Final Cases by Agatha Christie
  99. The Hound of Death by Agatha Christie
  100. The Counter Theft by Renuka Vishwanathan
  101. When a Lawyer Falls in Love by Amrita Suresh

So, I managed reading 101 novels by 31 Dec 2018! 🙂 Now off to our next reading list of 2019

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