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READING LIST 2019:


2019 WishList:

As always, this year, I desire perusing a healthy combination of all types of genre. Psychological thrillers, fantasy, political memoirs, biographies and autobiographies of writers, artists, sportsmen and others; poetry, classical literature etc.

Finished Reading:

  1. Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
  2. On Love and Sex: Selected Writings by Khushwant Singh
  3. Half a Rupee Stories by Gulzar
  4. Our Dark Secret: A Modern Cuckold Memoir by Derrin Hart
  5. Manush Thakle Bhuto Thake (Collection of Ghost Stories, Bengali) by Sirshendu M.
  6. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities (Annual Book 12)
  7. The Treasury of the Encyclopaedia Britannica by Clifton Fadiman (Editor)
  8. Beyond Apu – 20 Favourite Film Roles of Soumitra Chatterjee by Amitava Nag
  9. Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy by Sadhguru
  10. Goyenda Kalketu Samagra (Collection of 12 Detective Stories) by Rupak Saha
  11. Panchasti Sera Rahasya Golpo (Collection of 50 Mystery Stories) by Arup Das
  12. The Naughty Proposal! by Shanaya Taneja
  13. Shrastha Lekhakder Goyenda Galpo (Best Detective Stories) by Multiple Authors
  14. Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga by Sadhguru
  15. Panchishti Natun Bhoot (25 New Ghosts), Edited by Shirshendu Mukherjee
  16. Eyewitness to World War II: Unforgettable Stories and Photographs From History’s Greatest Conflict by Neil Kagan, Stephen Hyslop
  17. Seductive Affair by Rishabh Puri
  18. The Deliberate Sinner by Bhaavna Arora
  19. The Tata Saga: Timeless Stories From India’s Largest Business Group by Penguin Books India
  20. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  21. Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners by Hamalian & Vope
  22. The Writer on the Hill: The Very Best of Ruskin Bond by Ruskin Bond
  23. Unhurried Tales: My Favourite Novellas by Ruskin Bond
  24. Captain Young’s Ghost: Ghostly Tales from the Indian Hills by Ruskin Bond
  25. Ruskin Bond A Mussoorie Mystery by Ruskin Bond
  26. Landour Bazaar by Ruskin Bond
  27. The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
  28. The Stalker by Sandeep Sharma
  29. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
  30. Catch Me? No You Can’t! by Amit Nangia
  31. The Perfect Murder by Peter James
  32. Private Paris: (Private 11) by James Patterson
  33. Beast by Krishna Udaysankar
  34. Tutankhamun: The Last Secret by Christian Jacq
  35. The Holy Assassin by Luis Miguel Rocha
  36. Happily Murdered by Rasleen Syal
  37. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Study Guide by Sybex
  38. Ramses – Lady of Abu Simbel by Christian Jacq
  39. Living Hell by Vivaan Shah
  40. Sniper’s Eye by Mainak Dhar
  41. Lisey’s Story by Stephen King
  42. Wise Guy by Guy Kawasaki
  43. The Great Secret: Mysteries of Osiris by Christian Jacq
  44. Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins by Garry Kasparov – READING
  45. Bhagavad Gita As It Is By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada – READING
  46. Machine Learning with Python by Tutorials Point – READING
  47. TOGAF 9 Foundation Study Guide (TOGAF Series) by The Open Group – READING
  48. Bibhuti Galpo Samagra, Volume – 1 (Bengali) by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay – READING

To read:

  1. ITIL V3 Foundation Exam – The Study Guide by Van Harem Publishing
  2. Ramses – The Son of the Light by Christian Jacq
  3. Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq
  4. Bibhuti Galpo Samagra, Volume – 2 (Bengali) by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
  5. Panchti Shrestha Upanyas (Bengali) by Bibhutibhusan Bandyopadhyay
  6. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  7. Executive Power by Vince Flynn
  8. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  9. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  10. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  11. Men Without Women by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  12. Winner Takes Nothing by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  13. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Miller Hemingway
  14. Flying High by Tony Fernandes
  15. Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built by Duncan Clark
  16. Why I Stopped Wearing My Socks by Alok Kejriwal
  17. Losing My Virginity by Sir Richard Branson
  18. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
  19. The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth
  20. An Equal Music by Vikram Seth
  21. A Suitable Girl by Vikram Seth
  22. Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela
  23. A House for Mr Biswas by Sir V. S. Naipaul
  24. In a Free State by Sir V. S. Naipaul
  25. A Bend in the River by Sir V. S. Naipaul
  26. India Trilogy by Sir V. S. Naipaul
  27. Letters From a Father to His Daughter by Jawaharlal Nehru
  28. The Constant Gardener by John Le Carr
  29. Why I Am A Hindu by Dr. Shashi Tharoor
  30. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Divakaruni
  31. The Story Of My Assassins by Tarun J Tejpal
  32. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  33. A Time of Madness: A Memoir of Partition by Salman Rashid
  34. Psycho: A Novel by Robert Bloch
  35. India’s Biggest Cover Up by Anuj Dhar
  36. The Moon’s a Balloon by David Niven
  37. Pankaj – Bengal’s Forgotten Cricket Legend by Sourav Ganguly, Gautam Bhattacharya, Pranab Roy
  38. If The Dead Rise Not: A Bernie Gunther Novel by Philip Kerr
  39. Being Freddie: My Story so Far : My Story So Far by Andrew Flintoff
  40. The Red – Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk, Ekin Oklap
  41. When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
  42. The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro
  43. Remains Of The Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  44. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  45. Boys in Zinc by Svetlana Alexievich
  46. Nudge by Richard Thaler
  47. Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
  48. The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea
  49. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
  50. Alan Turing: The Enigma – The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game by Andrew Hodges
  51. 3 Strange Tales by Glenn Anderson & Ryunosuke Akutagawa
  52. Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino
  53. Devotion Of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
  54. Malice by Keigo Higashino
  55. Controversially Yours By Shoiab Akhtar & Anshu Dogra
  56. No Full Stops in India by Mark Tully
  57. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
  58. Diplomat’s Wife by Pam Jenoff
  59. Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff
  60. Unhurried Tales by Ruskin Bond
  61. The Buddha by Mukunda Rao
  62. Every Time It Rains by Nikita Singh
  63. Empire by Devi Yesodharan
  64. Dangerous Minds by Hussain Zaidi, Brijesh Singh
  65. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  66. The Bridge On The River Kwai by Pierre Boulle
  67. The Guide by R. K. Narayan
  68. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  69. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  70. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
  71. Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Chandra
  72. Maximum City by Suketu Mehta
  73. The Collector’s Wife by Mitra Phukan
  74. Rich Like Us by Nayantara Sehgal
  75. The Glassblower’s Breath by Sunetra Gupta
  76. The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian by Sir Nirad C. Chaudhuri
  77. Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
  78. Silence Of The Lambs (25th Anniversary Edition) by Thomas Harris
  79. How to Have A Good Day by Caroline Webb
  80. A History of Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch
  81. Pursuit of Honour by Vince Flynn
  82. Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
  83. Hell’s Corner by David Baldacci
  84. Last Man Standing by David Baldacci
  85. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  86. Honour Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer

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