Thursday, May 9, 2013

Reading list: 2013

The exams are over and done with, and now is the time to read!

Seriously, summer for me means long, lazy afternoons spent lying on the cool floor of my room, with the curtains drawn and the fan squeaking above me.

So here is my reading list for this vacations (depending on the availability of books) and for the rest of the year:

1. The train to Pakistan - Khushwant Singh

2. Millennium series: The girl with the dragon tattoo - Stieg Larsson

3. Millennium series: The girl who played with fire - Stieg Larsson

4. Millennium series: The girl who kicked the hornets' nest - Stieg Larsson

5. The catcher in the rye - J.D. Salinger

6. Patriots and Partisans - Ramchandra Guha

7. Makers of Modern India - Ramchandra Guha

8. What young India wants - Chetan Bhagat

9. Glimpses of world history - Jawaharlal Nehru

10. Narcopolis - Jeet Thayil

11. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

12. Enchantress of Florence - Salman Rushdie

13. Those pricey Thakur girls - Anuja Chauhan

14. Battle for Bittora- Anuja Chauhan

15. One hundred years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez

16. Love in the time of cholera - Gabriel García Márquez

17. Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh

18. River of Smoke - Amitav Ghosh

19. Great expectations - Charles Dickens (re-read)

20. The strange case of Billy Biswas - Arun Joshi

21. The apprentice - Arun Joshi

22. Wuthering heights - Emily Brontë (re-read)

23. Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Brontë

24. The brothers Karmazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

25. The Hit - David Baldacci

26. Home and the world - Rabindranath Tagore

27. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -  Douglas Adams

28. The trial, Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka

29. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera

30. Les Misérables - Victor Hugo

31. A passage to India - E. M. Foster

32. The room with a view - E. M. Foster

33. Middlemarch - George Elliot 



And that's that!  Of course, there are a lot of romance novels too...

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