Books Read in 2016- 1

Before I begin this post, you may be interested in the list of books I read in 2015. The list goes here.  I had managed to read 35 books last year and how things are looking I may reach the same numbers this year too.

I used to review books and had done for a few publishing house and authors but after a time one must stop working for free, so I stopped. Presented below is first 10 in the list with small snippets on the book  or anything that the book reminds me of.

As a reader I would love to know

  1. Have you read any of these ?
  2. Any book you would recommend

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  1. Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac : I am a big fan of On the road by Jack, so I picked this one. Decent read, you may or may not like it.
  2. The Road by Jack London: I think Jack London needs no introduction. This book is considered to be a autobiography of his earlier days. Truly amazing, loved it.
  3. The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux : Sit on a train and enjoy the ride. If you are a travel enthusiast, this is your book. I think sometime, someday would love to take this route.
  4. Buddha in blue jeans by Tai Sherdian: Pondering on meditation, a short book like this may get you started.
  5. The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman: This books needs no introduction, mus must read on World War and horrors of war
  6. The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde: A funny play by Oscar Wilde, pick it up for a easy, joy read.
  7. Norwegian Wood byMurakami : The book that made me a fan of Murakami. One specialty of this book was that it was so engrossing that even while returning from business trips I managed to read a major part of it on flights.
  8. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol: What a take on Philosophy
  9. Selected Short Stories by Jack London: Amazingly different kind of stories that you will get to read.
  10. Narcissus and Golmumd by Hermann Hesse: Amazing read on two lives, different paths, same goals

Published by ekraastahaijindagi

Arsenalist,reader,runner,oldmonker,footballer,photographer,trekker,traveler,socialworker,writer,biker,IITian,MBA,Travel blogger, book reviewer. For the last 11 years I have been traveling with the notion , one idea to be with the nature and explore places. In between all this i also carry a full time job in the Social sector. This has been the greatest experiment of my life, to quit all and travel and to give back to the society

23 thoughts on “Books Read in 2016- 1

  1. We are more magazine readers subscribing to the NatGeo ones (standard issues and the history one). But you sure have an impressive list there!

  2. i love to read…….but have not read any of these……
    thank you for compiling this great list………now i know where to begin, next…..
    great post!!! 🙂 🙂

      1. i have been in love with the writing of Paulo Coelho for a while now……so anything he has written is highly recommended. 😀 😀

  3. What an amazing list! I am thinking of just reading for enjoyment again as well. Reviewing can be fun but I am growing tired of reviewing for free. Great post!

  4. I’d recommend read Paper Towns. *If you like the young adult genre.
    Otherwise, Three Men in a Boat.

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