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2017

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This is my journey in books for 2017!

TOTALS
I read 8,766 pages across 21 books Img bookstack 40

The Laws of Medicine by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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SHORTEST BOOK
96 pages
The Laws of Medicine: Field Note...
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LONGEST BOOK
1,280 pages
The Rise and Fall of the Third R...
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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
AVERAGE LENGTH
417 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Siddhartha
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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The PhD Grind by Philip J. Guo
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LEAST POPULAR
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JASEEM’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2017
4.1

The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
The Complete Maus
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4.54 average
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
Jaseem’s first review of the year
it was ok
Finished reading the ministry of utmost happiness and needless to say, I'm utmost disappointed. PS: Spoilers ahead.

Most importantly, my beloved author is dead. RIP to whoever wrote God of small things. That imagination is gone. The elements of magical realism is completely missing. This is an activist ranting about every cause she can think of and somehow weaving a story around it.

Transgender inequality. Godra massacre. Castism and sexism in Ke
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JASEEM’S 2017 BOOKS
India Unbound by Gurcharan Das
Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than
Dream the Impossible Dream by Gavin Aung Than
Annihilation of Caste by B.R. Ambedkar
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner
it was amazing
The PhD Grind by Philip J. Guo
The Laws of Medicine by Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
Liar's Poker by Michael   Lewis
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
it was amazing
The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Einstein by Walter Isaacson
രണ്ടാമൂഴം | Randamoozham by M.T. Vasudevan Nair
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 by Isaac Asimov
it was amazing
The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple
The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple
Jaseem’s last review of the year
really liked it
William Dalrymple tells a story of deep melancholy and despair. He portrays the bitter final days of the Mughal dynasty and the last of the house of Timur. The events that lead to the mutiny of 1857 and how that led to the end of one of the most celebrated dynasties of the world. Spoilers ahead.

The first of the aha moments happened when I got a better sense of the timeline. I had this impression that the Mughals did have some amount of power till
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2017 Reading Challenge
2017 READING
CHALLENGE
Jaseem read 21 out of 52 books.
 
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