Books & Best Reads


Books have been with me for a very long time. I don’t know if I am a voracious reader or not but surely, not a day goes without reading one. Through the years, I have been reading a lot of interesting books and have good collection which I lend to my friends, family and all the other readers like me. I thought I’ll share some my best reads so far. Please write to me if you like the once I have suggested or I am open to your suggestions too.

My Book List

A
A Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank – Otto Frank/ Anne Frank
A Million Little Pieces – James Frey
A Fine Balance – Robinton Mistry
A Long Way Gone – Ishmael Beah
A Bend in the River – V.S Naipaul
Ahab’s Wife – Sena Jeter Naslund
All We Know of Heavens – Remi Rougeau
Alexander A Child of a Dream – Valerio Massimo Manfredi
And the Mountains Echoes – Khalid Hosseini
Angels & Demons – Dan Brown
A Spot of Bother – Mark Haddon
A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khalid Hosseini
A Town like Alice – Nevil Shute
A Widow for One Year – John Irving
A White Tiger – Arvind Adiga

B
Bastard of Istanbul – Elif Safak
Birthright – Nora Roberts
Blasphemy – Tehmina Durani
Brave Enemies – Robert Morgan
Bone China – Roma Tearne
Burial At Sea – Khushwant Singh

C
Christine – Stephen King
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller

D
Daughter of Fortune – Isabel Allende
Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
Dahanu Road – Anosh Irani
Dance Dance Dance -Haruki Murakami

E
Equator – Miguel Sousa Tavares

F
Five Queen’s Road – Sorayya Khan

G
Gap Creek – Robert Morgan
God of Small Things – Arundati Roy

H
Half of Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
High Plains Tango – Robert James Waller

I
I Know This Much is True – Wally Lamb
In The Company of the Courtesan – Sarah Dunant
Inés of my Soul – Isabel Allende

J
Jahanara – Lyane Guillame
Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Richard Bach

L
Life of Pi – Yann Martel
Life and Death in Shanghai – Nien Cheng

M
Malinche – Laura Esquivel
Mayada – Jean Sasson
Memories of my Melancholy Whores -Gabriel García Márquez
Midwives – Chris Bohjalian
Mississippi Solo – Eddy Harris
Mosquito – Roma Tearne

N
Namma – Kate Karko
Night – Elie Weisel
Not Without My Daughter – Betty Mahmoody
Norwegian Woods – Haruki Murakami

P
Palace of Illusions – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
Potrait in Sepia – Isabel Allende

Q
Q & A – Vikas Swarup
Quakertown – Lee Martin

R
Roots – Alex Haley

S
Sea of Poppies – Amitav Ghosh
Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts
She’s Come Undone – Wally Lamb
Sister of My Heart – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Sybil – Flora Rheta Schreiber

T
Ten Thousand Miles without a Cloud – Sun Shuyun
The Almost Moon – Alice Seabold
The Birth of Venus – Sarah Dunant
The Bridges of Madison County – Robert James Waller
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
The Case of the Missing Servant – Tarquin Hall
The Call of the Wild – Jack London
The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
The Dalai Lama’s Cat – David Michie
The Godfather – Mario Puzo
The House of Spirits – Isabel Allende

The Hungry Tide – Amitav Ghosh
The Kite Runner – Khalid Hoseini
The Lady and the Unicorn – Tracy Chevalier
The Lovely Bones – Alice Seabold
The Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
The Last Days of Dogtown – Anita Diamant
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards
The Piano Tuner – Daniel Mason
The Reader – Schink Bernhard
The Red Tent – Anita Diamant
The Road – Cormac McCarthy
The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd
The Veiled Kingdom – Carmen Bin Laden
The White Tiger – Arvind Adiga
The Witch of Portobello – Paulo Coehlo
Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
To Kill a Mocking Bird – Harper Lee
To Sir with Love – E.R. Braithwaite
To the Elephant Graveyard – Tarquin Hall
Translator – Daoud Hari
Twilight – Stephanie Meyers

W
Wise & Otherwise – Sudha Murthy

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