Books

An attempt to keep track of what I’m reading. If I get motivated to update things on Shelfari or Goodreads or something I’ll probably take this down, but until then…

Meanwhile, if anybody wants to buy me something, here is my wishlist on flipkart 🙂 . Here’s Amazon.

Currently Reading:

  1. Smiley’s People – John le Carre
  2. Casanova’s Homecoming – Arthur Schnitzler

List of Books I’ve read recently, incomplete, newest first:

  1. The Great Stagnation – Tyler Cowen
  2. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  3. Economics or Ethics? – George J Stigler, the Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  4. The Meaning of It All – Richard Feynman
  5. The Gun Seller – Hugh Laurie
  6. The Honourable Schoolboy – John le Carre
  7. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John le Carre
  8. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John le Carre
  9. A Passion in the Desert – Honore de Balzac
  10. The Hunger Games trilogy – Suzanne Collins
  11. The Dispossessed – Ursula K Le Guin
  12. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S Thompson
  14. Inheritance – Christopher Paolini
  15. Brisingr – Christopher Paolini
  16. The Passage – Justin Cronin
  17. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  18. Neuromancer – William Gibson
  19. Watership Down- Richard Adams
  20. 44 Scotland Street – Alexander McCall Smith
  21. Pirate Latitudes – Michael Crichton
  22. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Michael Chabon
  23. Beasts in my Belfry – Gerald Durrell
  24. Tall Tales – Tom Holt (Omnibus, Expecting Someone Taller+Ye Gods!)
  25. Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction
  26. Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction – A.C. Grayling
  27. Logicomix- Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou
  28. The Life and Times of Thunderbolt Kid- Bill Bryson
  29. The Eyre Affair- Jasper Fforde
  30. Storm Front (Book 1 of the Dresden Files)- Jum Butcher
  31. The Golden Age trilogy – John C. Wright (The Golden Oecumune)
  32. Anita Blake Book 1: Guilty Pleasures – Laurell K. Hamilton-
  33. Anita Blake Book 2: The Laughing Corpse
  34. Anita Blake Book 3: Circus of the Damned
  35. Anita Blake Book 4: The Lunatic Cafe
  36. Anita Blake Book 5: Bloody Bones
  37. Anita Blake Book 6: The Killing Dance
  38. Anita Blake Book 7: Burnt Offerings
  39. Anita Blake Book 8: Blue Moon
  40. Anita Blake Book 9: Obsidian Butterfly
  41. Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely
  42. The 4-Hour Body – Tim Ferriss (incomplete, but only because there’s lots of reference material that I don’t need)
  43. How To Be Good – Nick Hornby
  44. Full Dark, No Stars – Stephen King
  45. The Truth – Terry Pratchett
  46. The Theory of Everything – Stephen Hawking
  47. Percy Jackson and The Titan’s Curse – Rick Riordan
  48. Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteingart
  49. Changing Places- David Lodge
  50. Turbulence- Samit Basu
  51. The City and The City– China Mieville
  52. Towers of Midnight (Wheel of Time Book 13)- Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
  53. Superfreakonomics- Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  54. The Golden Gate- Vikram Seth
  55. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (re-read)- Mark Twain
  56. The Life and Times of Michael K– J.M. Coetzee
  57. The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s NestStieg Larsson
  58. The Girl who Played With Fire-Stieg Larsson
  59. The Graveyard Book-Neil Gaiman
  60. A Deepness in the Sky-Vernor Vinge
  61. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell-Susannah Clarke
  62. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo-Stieg Larsson
  63. The first 40 books of the Animorphs series-K.A. Applegate
  64. First 20 odd books of Discworld (all of Guards, Death, Witches, some of Wizards) – Terry Pratchett
  65. The first 12 Wheel of Time books – Robert Jordan
  66. It Was on Fire when I Lay Down On It– Robert Fulghum
  67. Memories of My Melancholy Whores– Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  68. The Tipping Point- Malcolm Gladwell
  69. Outliers- Malcolm Gladwell
  70. Delta of Venus, Anais Nin
  1. The Golden Gate- Vikram Seth
  2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (re-read)- Mark Twain

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