Books, Reading And Me

17 Jan

Reading is something I have been loving from my childhood. I used to read anything and everything that I could find. Starting with the usual self motivation books I slowly graduated to books on management and now to books on a variety of topics.

I was quite lucky that where ever I went books were in abundance. My school, college and my first employer probably had the biggest collection of books. As luck would have it and to my liking, the first job I had required me to read a lot.

I am just trying to recollect how many books I might have read by now. Hopefully, I can also include a brief about them sometime soon. So here I go:

  1. Priceless by Diana Lasalle
  2. Made In Japan by Akio Morita
  3. The Bombardier Story by Larry Macdonald
  4. The Art of Deception by Kevin D. Hitnick
  5. What Clients Love by Harry Beckwith
  6. How Customers Think by Gerald Zaltman
  7. Use What You’ve Got & Other Business Lessons by Barbara Corcoran
  8. The End of Detroit by Micheline Maynard
  9. John Chambers And The Cisco Way by John K Waters
  10. The Maverick And His Machine by Thomas Watson
  11. How To Influence People And Win Friends by Dale Carneige
  12. Count Your Chickens by Arindham Chaudhari
  13. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J Schwartz
  14. The Art of War by Tsu Zau
  15. Icon Steve Jobs by Jeffrey S. Young and William L. Simon
  16. Iaccoca by Lee Iacocca and William Novak
  17. Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur
  18. Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat
  19. It Happened In India by Kishore Biyani
  20. The Google Story by David Vise and Mark Malseed
  21. Lexus The Relentless Pursuit by Chester Dawson
  22. The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
  23. K.mart’s 10 Deadly Sins by Marcia Layton Turner
  24. Fish by Stephen C. Lundin
  25. The Crow Chronicles by Ranjit Lal
  26. The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
  27. Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  28. Congo by Michael Chrichton
  29. Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda
  30. The Fisherman and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  31. How to Sell Anything to Anybody by Joe Girard
  32. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  33. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
  34. The Godfather by Mario Puzo
  35. The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien
  36. The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma
  37. Black Friday by S Hussain Zaidi
  38. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling
  39. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J K Rowling
  40. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J K Rowling
  41. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling
  42. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J K Rowling
  43. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J K Rowling

List to be updated …

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6 Responses to “Books, Reading And Me”

  1. lazybug 17 January 2008 at 4:23 pm #

    I bet that list would be much longer in reality. Much better than me though. I’ve owned more books than I’ve read.

  2. Santhosh 18 January 2008 at 4:57 am #

    That is true akhil. I have put up the list of books published in English only. And I am sure I have forgot lot of books which I have read.

    I am updating the list now.

  3. lazybug 18 January 2008 at 1:29 pm #

    It continues to grow, much to my frustration.

    And BTW, it’s Harry Potter and the Deathly ‘Hollows’ not hallows.

  4. aalasanthosh 18 January 2008 at 5:05 pm #

    I am impressed! I can understand your frustration and it is ‘Hallows’ and not Hollows.

    Thanks Bugg

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