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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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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
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My Days With Nehru by M.O. Mathai
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Odyssey by John Sculley
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Glen Cook
“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
“When you're cold, don't expect sympathy from someone who's warm.”
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Haruki Murakami
“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

Jim Morrison
“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can they deal with love if they’re afraid to feel? Pain is meant to wake us up. People try to hide their pain. But they’re wrong. Pain is something to carry, like a radio. You feel your strength in the experience of pain. It’s all in how you carry it. That’s what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide them, you’re letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain.”
Jim Morrison

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