Reading

After I graduated from college in 2010, I lost my reading habit. Starting 2015, I’m going to get it back. As a list I can look back on as well as by way of suggestions, here are the books I’ve finished reading until now.

2017

Now reading: Annihilation of Caste by B.R. Ambedkar

  1. Tamil: A Biography by David Shulman
  2. Days and Nights of Love and War by Eduardo Galeano
  3. ISRO: A Personal History by R. Aravamudan and Gita Aravamudan
  4. Outline by Rachel Cusk
  5. The Pope of Physics by Bettina Hoerlin and Gino Segrè (review)
  6. The Particle Zoo by Gavin Hesketh
  7. The Path of Light: Tales from the Upanishads, Jatakas and Indic Folklore by Renuka Narayanan
  8. Einstein’s Greatest Mistake by David Bodanis

2016

  1. The Lagoon by Armand Marie Leroi
  2. Physics and Philosophy by Werner Heisenberg
  3. Iron Council by China Miéville
  4. Survivors of Stalingrad: Eyewitness Accounts from the 6th Army, 1942-1943 by Reinhold Busch
  5. Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
  6. Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Champion by Feng-Hsiung Hsu
  7. Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (memorial rereading)
  8. City of Djinns by William Dalrymple
  9. The Last Temptation by Nikos Kazantzakis
  10. The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee (review)
  11. Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski
  12. Yuganta by Irawati Karve
  13. Fall of Light by Steven Erikson
  14. Still Bleeding from the Wound by Ashokamitran (translated by N. Kalyan Raman)
  15. Life’s Greatest Secret by Matthew Cobb (review)
  16. Nuclear Matters, Military and Civil: Selected Writings by Praful Bidwai ed. Harsh Kapoor, Suvrat Raju and Achin Vanaik
  17. Cut-outs, Caste and Cine Stars by Vaasanthi

2015

  1. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  2. The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene (review)
  3. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  4. Dreams of a Final Theory by Steven Weinberg (review)
  5. An Uncertain Glory by Amartya Sen & Jean Drèze
  6. Snuff by Terry Pratchett
  7. Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
  8. Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
  9. The First Collected Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach by Steven Erikson
  10. The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe by Romain Puertolas
  11. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  12. The Martian by Andy Weir
  13. Science, Order, and Creativity by David Bohm & David Peat
  14. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  15. Inventing the Enemy by Umberto Eco
  16. Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon
  17. Hyperspace by Michio Kaku
  18. Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
  19. Foundation by Isaac Asimov
  20. Job: A Comedy of Justice by Robert A. Heinlein
  21. Farthest Field by Raghu Karnad
  22. Slapstick or Lonesome No More by Kurt Vonnegut
  23. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  24. Maqroll: Three Novellas by Alvaro Mutis

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