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Twelve Red Herrings by Jeffrey Archer
"You open a story and cannot put the book down till you are done with it. There you meet the ending which just keeps it's promise. You wonder if Jeffrey Archer can handle romance in short stories as well as he manages the thrill. There as you reach..." Read more of this review »
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Twelve Red Herrings by Jeffrey Archer
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Songs of Blood and Sword by Fatima Bhutto
"This is the story of the most illustrious political family of Pakistan. Being an Indian, I was excited to open the book. It offered me exactly what I had expected-the story from dawn to dusk of the Bhutto family. The narration was exactly as I had..." Read more of this review »
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Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph
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IIM Ahmedabad Business Books by Satish Y. Deodhar
" A book published by IIM Ahmedabad is expected to be much theory heavy. Your review does indicate this one to be palatable to the common reader.
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IIM Ahmedabad Business Books by Satish Y. Deodhar
"I have always tried to understand and develop interest in Economics. All such efforts though, had been futile. While I did understand some removed concepts, but this book provided a thread linking all the concepts I knew and did it with a seamless..." Read more of this review »
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
" I guess I will revisit it someday.
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My Days With Nehru by M.O. Mathai
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Odyssey by John Sculley
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G.K. Chesterton
“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.”
G.K. Chesterton

Oscar Wilde
“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Goodbye," said the fox. "And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
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