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The Garden of Evening Mists by Twan Eng Tan
The Garden of Evening Mists
by Twan Eng Tan
read in September, 2014
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I truly enjoyed this book. It was a somewhat sluggish start for me. As some other review mentions, it starts off quietly. But once i was into it, i devoured this beautiful story in a single night. It is so beautifully written, with a mix of everythin ...more
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The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher K. Germer
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I am practicing meditation since 2009 when i took my first Vipassana course. It must be the rigorous way of how Vipassana is taught at retreats that at times i notice i start beating myself up mentally for not being able to focus, to stay focussed, o ...more
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Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
Saving Fish from Drowning
by Amy Tan (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I am surprised that the most popular reviews for this book are so negative. I personally enjoyed this one, reading it prior to traveling to Myanmar this summer. I have not read any other of Amy Tan's work and i did not have any expectations other tha ...more
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The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić
The Bridge on the Drina
by Ivo Andrić
read in May, 2014
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After reading this book that was recommended to me during a study trip to BiH I totally get why Andric was given the Nobel Prize for Literature.

This is a highly fascinating read that takes you through the history of a bridge. Yes, a bridge. And if y
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Chasing Chaos by Jessica  Alexander
Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
by Jessica Alexander (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I very much enjoyed this book and found it hard to put down once started. I congratulate Alexander for writing such an authentic recapitulation of her chosen career path. Alexander openly shares the trajectory of her own development as she evolved in ...more
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The Book of Illusions by Paul Auster
The Book of Illusions
by Paul Auster
read in August, 2013
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I think i may have discovered another favourite author of mine. I am very excited to read more of Paul Auster's work, after friends of mine talked so favourably of other novels of his. In "The Book of Illusions" Auster tells the story of a college pr ...more
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Middlesex
by Jeffrey Eugenides
read in April, 2013
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Reading this book while in Ann Arbor was a great way to get a glimpse at Michigan, my new temporary home. Of course, this book is set in different times. It made me curious though to go and explore the areas it described in Detroit, especially now th ...more
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