10 Malayalam Must read before you die book

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137 books · 2,296 voters · list created July 4th, 2012 by Hiran Venugopalan (votes) .
220 likes · 
Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


Rathi 296 books
117 friends
Remya 342 books
148 friends
Aswin 376 books
205 friends
Alex 393 books
276 friends
Nidheesh 571 books
72 friends
Vijindas 9 books
100 friends
Lakshmikutty 39 books
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R.rajendranunnithan 3 books
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message 1: by Riyaz (new)

Riyaz Usman Why is The Da Vinci Code in this list?


message 2: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan Riyaz wrote: "Why is The Da Vinci Code in this list?"

Coz, 4 people VOTED it in best books. I will ask them to remove. Thanks for pointing!


message 3: by Manu (new)

Manu Why less number of votes for Oru deshathinte kadha S K Pottekkatt , Njanapeedam winning novel....


message 4: by Manu (new)

Manu Novels like Randidangazhi, Kayar,by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai are not in the list


message 5: by Manu (new)

Manu Randamoozhamby M.T. Vasudevan Nair is definitely an excellent one stay at par with Oru Deshathinte Kadha


message 6: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan @Manu : This is not a LIST from selected books. But list made by all users. Please vote Kayar, if you like that. Lets built a better book list :)


message 7: by Shija (last edited Dec 15, 2012 10:07AM) (new)

Shija how can i read these books online..


message 8: by Abbas (last edited Jan 19, 2013 01:09AM) (new)

Abbas musafir i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category


message 9: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

Yes. Its a list people can keep adding and voting.


message 10: by Shija (new)

Shija Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

can u suggest some sites that i can read books online?


message 11: by Shija (new)

Shija Hiran wrote: "Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

Yes. Its a list people can keep adding and voting."


can u suggest some sites that i can read books online?


message 12: by Shija (new)

Shija Hiran wrote: "Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

Yes. Its a list people can keep adding and voting."


can u suggest some sites that i can read books online?


message 13: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan Shija wrote: "Hiran wrote: "Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

Yes. Its a list people can keep adding and voting."

can u suggest some sites that..."


There might be some PDFs uploaded by random people. I don't gave seen any public list of such links. There are few groups in facebook that contain some private collection of such links.


message 14: by Shija (new)

Shija Hiran wrote: "Shija wrote: "Hiran wrote: "Abbas wrote: "i think this is not a final list , so everyone add and propose book to this category"

Yes. Its a list people can keep adding and voting."

can u suggest s..."


can u suggest me some groups...


message 16: by Shija (new)

Shija thank u sooo much....pls send me if u find more


message 17: by Rajalaxmi (new)

Rajalaxmi Nair I have read most of these books. Indeed all are really good.
But I feel, 'ORU DESHATHINDE KATHA' by S.K.Pottakkad is something special and unparelled.


message 18: by Abhilash (new)

Abhilash Very good list. I personally like ORU DESHATHINDE KATHA & Khasakkinte Ithihasam the most. Couple of simple suggestions.

1. Surprised to see no books of C Radhakrishan are there. Added 2 of my favourites from him. Also, added couple of other books like "Parinamam","Oru Vazhiyum Kure Nizhalukalum" etc
2. Can we delete all the translated books? Like the ones from Paulo Coelho? If needed, a separate list can be created for "must-read" translated books in malayalam. This list can be kept for original malayalam books.

Thaks


message 19: by Shaheera (new)

Shaheera Noushad ithengane vaayikkum pls


message 20: by Kishore (new)

Kishore Kumar kidilan list


message 21: by Anu (new)

Anu Kutti Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil comes twice 6th one and 15 th


message 22: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan Anu wrote: "Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil comes twice 6th one and 15 th"
Removed. Thank you!


message 23: by Ambiswamys (new)

Ambiswamys Cochin Can anyone suggest some Positive readings in Malayalam which encourages Optimisim and look into positive side of life.. some thing like JEEVITHAMENNA ALBHUTHAM By : ANIYAN K S, The Alchemist etc..


message 24: by Baiju (new)

Baiju Vazhapilly jolly I'm looking for a classical malayalam novel.
probably having high degree of nature description, happy endings and clear descriptions which may relax and soothe sensations!
Could anyone recommend novels meeting these parameters?


message 25: by Abutharique (new)

Abutharique good to see that malayalam books appearing in goodreads. മലയാളം മുന്നേറട്ടെ ..


message 26: by Hiran (new)

Hiran Venugopalan AbuTharique wrote: "good to see that malayalam books appearing in goodreads. മലയാളം മുന്നേറട്ടെ .."

thanks abu! :D


message 27: by Vishnu (new)

Vishnu Pi varunnu njan pusthakathinu mele vayicurangan,marikan


message 28: by Abhilash (last edited Aug 20, 2013 01:02AM) (new)

Abhilash 1. Oru theruvinte katha is listed twice (27 and 60).

2. Neermathalam Poottha kalam listed twice (13 and 20).

3. Kathopanishad (listed as 75) is an English book.

Can you please remove the duplicates and remove the English book? Thanks in advance.


message 29: by Reshma (new)

Reshma i want good books plse help ma


message 30: by Abutharique (new)

Abutharique u mean??


message 31: by Saraswathy (new)

Saraswathy Lekshmyvarahan where is kayar by Thakazhi?


message 32: by Reshma (new)

Reshma i want to read Kayar but i didnt gt


message 33: by Saraswathy (new)

Saraswathy Lekshmyvarahan KAYAR BY THAKAZHY SIVASANKARAPPILLAI


message 34: by Karthikeyan (new)

Karthikeyan Vijayakumar Need to include KARNAN by Shivaji Savanth also


message 35: by Jayakrishnan (new)

Jayakrishnan Ummachu by Uroob is a great work, Puzha muthal puzha vare of C.Radhakrishnan is good. For horror novel lovers, Srikrishnaparunde will be a nice read


message 36: by Samitha (new)

Samitha why cv raman pilla's novels not included in this list?


message 37: by Abhilash (new)

Abhilash As you can see, it is an attempt to create a list and goes by a voting system. If you like to add any book, you can do that and then vote for it.


message 38: by Ashik (last edited Oct 25, 2013 09:42AM) (new)

Ashik Tomy AADU JEEVITHAM ENTHU MANOHARAMAYA NOVEL.ITHU POLA ORU MANUSHYANTA JEEVITHATHIL SHAFHAVIKUMO ENNU ENIKU IPOL THONNIKUKAYANNU.BENYAMINU ENTA VAKA ORAYIRAM NANJI
ASHIK[A STUDENT OF 10thstd ST FRANCIS ASSISI HSS ARTHUNKAL]


message 39: by Roshni (new)

Roshni Hymatha bhoovil by veerendra kumar is defenitely a good read


message 40: by Rajeev (new)

Rajeev Natarajan Randidangazhi evide, kayar evide, chemeen evide. this list is pathetic


message 41: by Rajeev (last edited Feb 26, 2014 08:22AM) (new)

Rajeev Natarajan Thakazhi illatha list chavattu koottayil. Thottiyude makan kaanathathalla, but where are his best others?


message 42: by Rajeev (new)

Rajeev Natarajan Manu wrote: "Novels like Randidangazhi, Kayar,by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai are not in the list"

yes why its not there?


message 43: by Rajeev (new)

Rajeev Natarajan Karthikeyan wrote: "Need to include KARNAN by Shivaji Savanth also"

'Mrithyunjayam'(Karnan in malayalam) is a marathi novel.Brilliant piece of work. but not to be here.


message 44: by Bobinson (new)

Bobinson K B Avinasham by Rasio Raj is missing. So is Thonniyaksharangal by ONV


message 45: by Rehankarthik (new)

Rehankarthik Manu wrote: "Why less number of votes for Oru deshathinte kadhaS. K Pottekkatt, Njanapeedam winning novel...."

cause its big


message 46: by Sshyaam (new)

Sshyaam Raam HAI


message 47: by Suresh (new)

Suresh Kumar I Think MANJ is the most beautiful work


message 48: by Meera (new)

Meera S Rajalaxmi wrote: "I have read most of these books. Indeed all are really good.
But I feel, 'ORU DESHATHINDE KATHA' by S.K.Pottakkad is something special and unparelled."



You're right



message 49: by Manju (last edited Jul 08, 2014 12:08AM) (new)

Manju Manoj Pravasam
PRAVASAM BY MUKUNDAN
A VERY GOOD NOVEL


message 50: by Meera (new)

Meera S
Two New novels of Benyamin has been published. They are
"Al Arabian Novel factory" and "Mullappomanamulla ravukal"...Has anyone anyone read them? ...Please leave reviews...



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