Books

Here is a list of books that I have read. I prefer to buy books as I can personalize them. (You can find me on Goodreads.) Please let me know if you think I would love a book.

  1. Winter 17 – Nature’s Numbers (Ian Stewart) — borrowed from a friend!
  2. Autumn 16 – The Captain’s Verses (Pablo Neruda, translated by Donald D. Walsh)
  3. Autumn 16 – Trefethen’s Index Cards: Forty years of notes about People, Words and Mathematics (Lloyd N. Trefethen)
  4. Summer 16 – One Night @ the Call Center (Chetan Bhagat)
  5. Summer 16 – A Better India A Better World (Narayan Murthy) — Read few chapters in 2010 and completed the rest in this July.
  6. Summer 16 – The Last Lecture (Randy Pausch) — I didn’t read from my copy of the book, instead listened to the audio version available on YouTube. This is my first experience with an audio version of a book.
  7. Summer 16 – The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
  8. Summer 16 – Zen Garden: Conversations with Pathmakers (Subroto Bagchi)
  9. Summer 16 – The Magic Drum and other Favorite Stories (Sudha Murty)
  10. Summer 16 – House of Cards (Sudha Murty) — borrowed from a cousin.
  11. Summer 16 – Tea for Two and a Piece of Cake (Preeti Shenoy)
  12. Summer 16 – What Young India Wants (Chetan Bhagat)
  13. Spring 16 – The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho) — borrowed from a friend.
  14. Fall 15 – Eleven Minutes (Paulo Coelho) — borrowed from the West Lafayette library.
  15. Fall 15 – Adultery (Paulo Coelho) — borrowed from the West Lafayette library.
  16. Summer 15 – Letters to a Young Mathematician: Art of Mentoring (Ian Stewart) — borrowed from a friend!
  17. Summer 15 – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol S. Dweck)
  18. Summer 15 – The Prophet (Kahlil Gibran) — borrowed from a friend!
  19. Spring 15 – The Painted Veil (Somerset Maugham) — borrowed from the West Lafayette library. Watched the movie and then read the book. Addicted to the soundtrack from the movie.
  20. Winter 14 – Fermat’s Enigma (Simon Singh)
  21. Summer 14 – Creative Confidence (Tom and David Kelley)
  22. Spring 14 – Five Elements of Effective Thinking (Edward Burger, Michael Starbird)
  23. Winter 13 – Nikola Tesla (Sean Patrick)
  24. Summer 13 – Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom)
  25. Summer 13 – Who Will Cry When You Die (Robin Sharma)
  26. Spring 13 – The 5 Love Languages (Garry Chapman) — borrowed from a friend of friend!
  27. Spring 13 – Between Fathers and Daughters (Linda Nielsen)
  28. Spring 13 – Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Richard Bach)
  29. Fall 12 – MBA at 16 (Subroto Bagchi)
  30. Fall 12 – The Secret Wish List (Preeti Shenoy)
  31. Fall 12 – Grandma’s Bag of Stories (Sudha Murty)
  32. Fall 12 – Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin ‘Einstein’ Varghese (Sidin Vadukut)
  33. Fall 12 – A Mathematician’s Apology (G H Hardy)
  34. Fall 12 – The Very Best of The Common Man (R K Laxman)
  35. Fall 12 – Unusual People Do Things Differently (T G C Prasad)
  36. Fall 12 – Giants of Science (Philip Cane, 1959) — borrowed from a friend!
  37. Fall 12 – The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk (Sudha Murty)
  38. Fall 12 – Timpa: Runners Of The Golden Horn (Jhangir Kerawala)
  39. Summer 12 – Tales My Boss Never Told Me (Juan Mateo)
  40. Spring 12 – Life Is What You Make It (Preeti Shenoy)
  41. Spring 12 – Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton)  — borrowed from a friend!
  42. Spring 12 – Revolution 2020: Love, Corruption, Ambition (Chetan Bhagat)
  43. Spring 12 – 2 States: The Story of My Marriage (Chetan Bhagat)
  44. Spring 11 – The High Performance Entrepreneur (Subroto Bagchi)
  45. Spring 11 – A R Rahman: The Musical Storm (Kamini Mathai)
  46. Spring 11 – Go Kiss The World (Subroto Bagchi)
  47. Spring 11 – The Go-Giver (Bob Burg, John Mann)
  48. Fall 10 – Devdas (Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay)
  49. Fall 10 – Why Mars and Venus Collide (John Gray)
  50. Fall 10 – Parineeta (Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay)
  51. Spring 10 – Wise & Otherwise (Sudha Murty)
  52. Spring 10 – The Old Man & His God: Discovering the Spirit of India (Sudha Murty)
  53. Fall 09 – Discover The Diamond In You (Arindam Chaudhuri)
  54. 2001 – Kidnapped (Robert Louis Stevenson)

To be sorted in Chronological order:

  • The Go-Getter (Peter Kyne)
  • A R Rahman: The Spirit of Music (Nasreen Kabir)
  • The Professional (Subroto Bagchi)
  • …..