Books read in 2016-2

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To continue with the list.

11) Don’t ask any old bloke for directions by P G Tenzing- A funny narration of motorcycle trip across India

12)  The Snow Leopard by Pat Heinessen – Probably the best book of the year, will try another Heinessen book soon.

13) Three Cups of tea by Grey Mortenson- Amazing account of a man building schools in remote Pakistan

14) Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau- Another of Thoreau’s well know work.

15)The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobsen- Winner of the man booker prize in 2010, personally I did not enjoy this book much.

16) Divasvapna by Gijubhai Badhek- A wonderful take on education system

17) The picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde- Widely acclaimed, enjoyed it thoroughly.

18) Annapurna South Face by Chris Bonington- I like books on mountains, enjoyed this one.

19) The Seeker by Karan Bajaj- Though a best seller, I did not enjoy it much

20) A short walk in the Hindukush by Eric Newby- Another mountain book with a tweak, you will never get a funnier mountain book than this.


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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

13 thoughts on “Books read in 2016-2

  1. Totally agree with your view of the Finkler Question (big ado about not much). But I love mountain climbing books and will give that one a try. I assume you’ve read and loved Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air?

  2. Hi,nice to know you’ve decided to follow my blog, thank you so much. Among the list of books you read, I’ve only read Picture of Dorian Gray. In all I read more than 30 books in 2016,I entered the reading challenge, 2016,I signed up to read twenty-five but continued, in between I had a few gaps,I’ve started reading again. Recently I read, ‘Roald Dahl’s Matilda, it’s an interesting book which little kids would enjoy. I bought his collection of fifteen, one of them is too childish, but I finished reading it.
    At present I’m reading,l Charles Dickens, ‘A Tale Of Two Cities’ I find this one quite depressing. 🙂

  3. Thanks for the following over at CTB.
    I like the list of books you shared. I had considered reading a few and will now save my time and dollars after your recommendations.

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