Tanish

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Tanish.


Speaker for the Dead
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Power of Now:...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Tanish’s Recent Updates

Tanish has read
Origin by Dan Brown
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish wants to read
The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish rated a book it was ok
The Naturalist by Andrew Mayne
Rate this book
Clear rating
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan
Tanish rated a book really liked it
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish rated a book liked it
Artemis by Andy Weir
Artemis
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish finished reading
Artemis by Andy Weir
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish rated a book really liked it
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? by Alan Alda
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish rated a book liked it
Writing Without Bullshit by Joshua Bernoff
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tanish rated a book liked it
Writing Without Bullshit by Joshua Bernoff
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Tanish's books…
“Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don't blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being "in love", which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”
Shawn Slovo, Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Louis de Bernières
“... so many nominal Christians throughout history, took no notice whatsoever of the key parable of Jesus Christ himself, which taught that you shall love your neighbour as you love yourself, and even those that you have despised and hated are your neighbours. This never made any difference to Christians, since the primary epiphenomena of any religion’s foundation are the production and flourishment of hypocrisy, megalomania and psychopathy, and the first casualties of a religion’s establishment are the intensions of its founders. One can imagine Jesus and Mohammed glumly comparing notes in paradise, scratching their heads and bemoaning their vain expense of effort and suffering, which resulted only in the construction of two monumental whited sepulchres. ...”
Louis de Bernières, Birds Without Wings

Louis de Bernières
“Where does it all begin? History has no beginnings, for everything that happens becomes the cause or pretext for what occurs afterwards, and this chain of cause and pretext stretches back to the Palaeolithic age, when the first Cain of one tribe murdered the first Abel of another. All war is fratricide, and there is therefore an infinite chain of blame that winds its circuitous route back and forth across the path and under the feet of every people and every nation, so that a people who are the victims of one time become the victimisers a generation later, and newly liberated nations resort immediately to the means of their former oppressors. The triple contagions of nationalism, utopianism and religious absolutism effervesce together into an acid that corrodes the moral metal of a race, and it shamelessly and even proudly performs deeds that it would deem vile if they were done by any other.”
Louis de Bernières, Birds Without Wings

See your year in books badge
Annie W...
279 books | 30 friends

Erin
294 books | 23 friends

Tommy C...
19 books | 78 friends

Jennife...
0 books | 74 friends

Jim Pol...
5 books | 164 friends

Lindsay...
1 book | 40 friends

Sean Du...
137 books | 34 friends

Jamie S...
4 books | 32 friends

More friends…
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutCamera Lucida by Roland BarthesA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistrySiddhartha by Hermann HesseRain of Gold by Victor Villaseñor
Best Books of the 20th Century
7,484 books — 47,575 voters
English Passengers by Matthew KnealeChocolat by Joanne Harris
Best Books of 1999
309 books — 163 voters

More…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
1 (0.0%)

correct:
1 (100.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

1419071 out of 2407402

streak:
1

best streak:
1

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Tanish

Lists liked by Tanish