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Karan Gupta
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Philosophy of Religion - John H. Hick
Philosophy of Religion by John Harwood Hick My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was advised about reading "Philosophy of Religion" by an uncle of mine as a response to another post . I had put it on my reading list and even got myself a copy but the dry schoolbook-li...

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Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You - Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik
Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You by Devdutt Pattanaik My rating: 3 of 5 stars A friend recently told me that he had read Dr. Pattanaik's " Jaya " and had found it quite interesting. I had been meaning to read it for some time and found myself...

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The Glass Palace - Amitav Ghosh
The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh My rating: 2 of 5 stars I thought I had sworn off Ghosh for good. But an uncle (the same one who had lent me his copy of " In An Antique Land ") told me to pick this book since I was about to go to Burma. With a rather divid...

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami My rating: 3 of 5 stars A conversation with a friend reminded me that I had been meaning to read more of Murakami for quite some time now. He told me that he was then reading "Kafka on the Shore" and went to tel...

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Five Weeks in Amazon - Sean Michael Hayes
Five Weeks in the Amazon by Sean Michael Hayes My rating: 2 of 5 stars After Ketkar's "Tales from the Road..." , amazon.com was throwing random travel book suggestions at me. I opened a few that looked interesting, many of which were titles by Indian author...

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Remote: Office Not Required - David Heinemeier Hansson & Jason Fried
Remote: Office Not Required by David Heinemeier Hansson My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was told about " Remote: Office Not Required " when I had first started mentioning the lifestyle that I was planning to experiment with. A friend's friend mentioned this book ...

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An Unsocial Socialist - George Bernard Shaw
An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw My rating: 4 of 5 stars It was back in the days, when I had a compulsion for buying books, that I found myself in the back alleys of the famous M.G. Road in Bangalore. I was wandering without purpose when I found...

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The Good Person of Szechwan - Bertolt Brecht
The Good Person Of Szechwan: Vol 6 by Bertolt Brecht My rating: 3 of 5 stars I had been looking for something fresh to read and came upon my little sister's collection that was part of her course material in Delhi University. Most of the books were too "the...

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Tales From the Road... - Aniket Ketkar
Tales from the Road... by Aniket Ketkar My rating: 4 of 5 stars It was during the period that I was waiting to implement the change of lifestyle that I had decided on that this book was recommended to me. The recommendation came from a friend of a friend, w...

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The Masque of Africa - V.S. Naipaul
The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief by V.S. Naipaul My rating: 3 of 5 stars It was in Manali, on my way back from an exhausting road trip. I had took a break for a couple of days and, quite strangely, found myself without a book. So I went to t...
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