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Ladies Coupe
3.55
it was amazing
a ladies coupe is a special room with second class reservation for overnight trains in india. this book is about six women (the "I" changes depending ...more
not set
Sep 08, 2007
 
The God of Small Things
3.91
it was amazing
it was not a case of me having love at first sight with this book. at the beginning i got bothered with the too many adjectives and the choppy sentenc ...more
Mar 2007
Jul 31, 2007
 
The Bridges of Madison County
3.50
it was amazing
saw the movie before read the book. the latter is of course way way better - i didn't have clint eastwood in my mind while reading, but meryl streep, ...more
Jun 2006
Aug 01, 2007
 
The Family Way
3.49
liked it
this is the second book i've read by this popular british author. funny, a good storyteller, easy reading. his novels are about family, divorce, bring ...more
Sep 2007
Jul 31, 2007
 
Women of Pakistan: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?
3.83
really liked it
one of my background readings on pakistan. though this is more about the development of a feminist network, anyone who wants to have some basic unders ...more
Aug 2006
Jul 31, 2007
 
Possession: A Romance
3.88
really liked it
after enjoying Pico Iyer's Abandon: A Romance, i feel like reading this book so bought one from the old books shop and it's now on top of my currently ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 29, 2007
 
The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies
4.05
it was amazing
a handy, illuminating book explaining the persistent relevance and reclassification of 'class' in these times of globalisation and what-could-be abstr ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
After Dark
3.68
really liked it
a friend has lent me this book. murakami is one of her favorites and she thought i will like it too. i read it for one day last weekend in lahore and ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
Abandon
3.18
really liked it
i've read this book, borrowed from a friend, while on a weekend respite amidst the pine trees and mists. the book not only tells a love story but also ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 14, 2007
 
Odes to Opposites
4.37
it was amazing
P introduced me to neruda when she made me listen to that il postino CD one night after arriving from some uneventful day at the office. it was an emo ...more
Jan 2006
Jul 31, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.44
really liked it
i got the american edition of the first book in the series. other than the british philosopher being changed to american sorcerer in the title, i pres ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2007
 
Shards of Memory: Woven Lives in Four Generations
4.50
it was amazing
a deeply personal book authored by a favorite teacher. great insights on colonial legacies, hunger, gender, migration and identity, family, spirituali ...more
not set
Dec 05, 2010
 
Love: Ten Poems
4.48
it was amazing
a collection of some of the poems from the movie of the same title. it's not really just about love - or romantic love to be specific. not that there' ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2007
 
Letters from the Closet
3.98
really liked it
letters and postcards were used to narrate lovestories and issues of being lesbian/gay. got this book sometime in 1997 at an old books section at SM n ...more
Jan 1997
Aug 05, 2007
 
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
3.75
really liked it
i got a used copy for only 20 rupees ("bis bis rupee only, madam") - that's around 10-15 pesos. last month, i also saw a used copy in another bookshop ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 08, 2007
 
The Curly Pyjama Letters
4.52
it was amazing
a little child-like book that gave a different kick on a sleepy saturday morning. it's an exchange of letters between the wandering vasco pyjama and h ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 09, 2007
 
Little Lavender Book: On the Love That Once Dared Not Speak its Name
4.00
it was amazing
my two close friends gave me this little book of quotations when they were visiting islamabad ... la lang daw, baka sakaling sumaya. pang-meditate na ...more
Aug 2007
Jul 31, 2007
 
Man And Wife
3.47
liked it
the sequel of "man and boy". read it in the daewoo bus while going back to islamabad. still the same funny one, though could get tiring reading about ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
ABNKKBSNPLAKo?! (Mga Kwentong Chalk ni Bob Ong)
4.20
liked it
nakakaaliw. mga kalokohan, ganun. the humor is reminiscent of jun cruz reyes' "utos ng hari" - though i find the latter more serious in getting the me ...more
not set
Aug 10, 2007
 
Blackberry Wine
3.78
liked it
this is the first joanne harris book i've read. very detailed about the dynamics of village life in france, the mind of a writer, and the wine talking ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 08, 2007
 
Alamat ng Gubat
3.66
it was ok
read this from a friend's collection. didn't remember much about the story. seems there was an attempt to be critical pero kinulang.
not set
Aug 10, 2007
 
Digging to America
3.53
None
not set
Jul 31, 2007
 
Emma Who Saved My Life
3.74
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 31, 2007
 
Modern Classics: The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings
4.59
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 31, 2007
 
Selected Poems of Faiz Ahmad Faiz
4.06
liked it
None
Apr 05, 2009
Sep 25, 2008
 
India (Lonely Planet Country Guide)
4.00
liked it
None
Jan 21, 2008
Nov 24, 2007
 
Marx for Beginners
3.81
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 20, 2007
 
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
3.98
None
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 25, 2008
 
Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters
4.04
liked it
None
not set
Feb 09, 2012
 
Fury On Earth: A Biography Of Wilhelm Reich
3.95
really liked it
None
Feb 2013
Dec 18, 2012
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