A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

This novel published in 1993 is a beautiful work of fiction showing exemplary story telling skills.  The  novel  is  divided  into  19  parts  with  each  part  describing a different aspect through different characters.  It puts some light on...

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The Age of Reason by Jean-Paul Sartre

Born in 1905 in Paris and graduated from Ecole Normale Superieure in 1929 Jean-Paul Sartre earned his doctorate in philosophy. One of the champion leaders of the cultural and philosophical movement flourished in Europe in the 1940s and 1950s...

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

How do we celebrate, George Orwell, the man of strong opinions and persuading words without talking about ‘Animal Farm’- his 1945 classical satire which finds itself in many lists like ‘Must-reads’, ‘Top Timeless Literature’, ‘100 Best...

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

What constitutes a good book? A good book is one that transports you to a different world. And a great book is one that not only takes you to a different world but also evokes thoughts, emotions and feelings that otherwise lay dormant in our...

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Joy, Inc. by Richard Sheridan

How to bring joy to the workplace? This is the primary question that this book tackles through a detailed description of how Menlo Innovations (founded by the Author himself) has led itself from the very beginning.

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I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

What does it take to commit the perfect crime? If evidence includes available material, what would you call the things you have not found? I Am Pilgrim (2013), an epic thriller novel written by Terry Hayes, describes both a murder mystery and a...

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As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

Several books have made an impact on my thoughts and perception over the years. Where ‘AI Superpowers’ by Kai-Fu Lee made me ponder about our future, ‘The Future of Humanity’ by Michio Kaku explained to me that humans need to genetically engineer...

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Wuthering Heights

Out of many books that we read, some manage to stay with us but only a rare few have the power to keep pulling you back. Wuthering Heights is one such intense timeless classic.

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A Romantic Morning

There came a day in my life, when instead of rushing to get ready for work, I slipped into a pair of loose pants and flip-flops, grabbed a book, and went out for a walk. I just moseyed along the street with no agenda. A tiny voice in my mind was...

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The Last Goodbye

Saying goodbye can often be bittersweet. But when you say goodbye for what you know to be the last time, it’s on a whole new different level. Especially when you’re eight.

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