Saturday, April 16, 2005

Reading list: so far, so good!

Left out even longer list of textbooks:) !

Read in 2005: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1984 by George Orwell, Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat, One Hundred Years of Solitude and Leaf Storm and other stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, So Long And Thanks For All The Fish and Life, The Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams, East, West by Salman Rushdie, Sons and Lovers and Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence, Piled Higher and Deeper by Jorge Cham, Love Story by Eric Segal,
About to finish: Riot by Shashi Tharoor, At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity by Stuart Kauffman, Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order by Steven Strogatz, Cells, Gels and Engines of Life by Gerald H. Pullock and counting:)!
Next in line: Love in the time of cholera:

Read in 2004: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, A Hitchhikers Guide to Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Rainbow by DH Lawrence, The Razors Edge, Up the Villa and The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham, Far from Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, The House of Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Metamorphosis by Kafka, The Stranger by Camus, Sula by Toni Morrison, Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos by Mitchell M. Waldrop, Life in Moving Fluids by Steven Vogel.

Read in 2001-2003: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, Ulysses and The Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor, Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie, The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence, Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Johnathan Livingston Seagull and The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach, Love and longing in Bombay by Vikram Chandra, Prophet and Beloved by Kahlil Gibran, The Three Chinese Poets and The Heaven's Lake by Vikram Seth, Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton & Edward Hutchings, Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawkings, The Double Helix by James Watson.

Read during IIT days (1997-2001): The Fountainhead and The Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand; Illusions and Johanathna Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach; The Ground Beneath her Feet, The Moor's Last Sigh and The Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie; An Equal Music, A Suitable Boy, The Humble Administrator's Garden, All you who Sleep Tonight and The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth; The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mehta; The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy; Gora and Gaire Bhare (Home and the World) by Rabindranath Tagore, Anand Math by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, Doctors by Eric Segal, City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre, The Mayor of Castorbridge by Thomas Hardy, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, The Animal Farm by George Orwell; A Study in Scarlet, A Sign of Four, The Hound of Baskervilles, and in fact Sherlock Holmes : The Complete Novels and Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Julius Ceaser by Shakespeare, Godan by Prem Chand and Leo Tolstoy's Father Sergius and other Stories.

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