The author fails to explain his central thesis, which is how he perhaps succeeds. Once you read this book you might appreciate the quirky wit in the opening sentence, and see how inevitable it truly is. If you can wrap your head around that preamble, go ahead and read this book. Be warned, this is … Continue reading
Here’s a link to my goodreads 2015 booklist. I thought I’d have read more than the 20 I’ve added there.
Bookylicious – A woman with a low riding backpack, full of books.
Jen, over at theanxietychronicles has been kind enough to nominate me for this challenge. Some of you know I’ve never refused a challenge here. This is my third quote challenge (that I remember) so finding quotes is difficult, though it is easier to do one quote a day rather than 3 quotes as I originally interpreted … Continue reading
Challenge hosted by Rae @ BookmarkChronicles. This week’s challenge is…. Do you buy your books at physical bookstores (like B&N) OR Do you buy them online (from places similar to Amazon) I’ve been buying from flipkart and amazon for over an year now. I refuse to spend 10k at a bookstore and have the … Continue reading
Bookaniser – Someone who isn’t satisfied with reading one book at a time, has to have another open on the side…
For the first time, not my own creation but something by Sir Walter Scott. Read more interesting facts about the man here. It’s a nice site and you can spend a lot of time browsing through the odds and ends of authors, books and the language there. 🙂 Book-bosomed – One who carries a book … Continue reading
Now I know why they call it cooking books. It takes a precise measurement, a proper order and a particular scheme for things to come out perfect. Muck up the recipe and you’re in hot water, not delicious curry.
Yesterday’s post reminded me of this picture lying around. I planned to post it, but it slipped through the cracks. Happens. It’s about as full as can be. This is the pile of unread books I’m getting around to these days. It would have been smaller but I went crazy buying more than I should … Continue reading
Thanks again to Soumya for this nomination. Standard rules but I will nominate some people for this, they just might accept, it’s a nice one to get The questions 1) Who is/are your favorite author(s)? Carl Sagan, Richard Dawkins, Thomas Hardy, P.G. Wodehouse, Sadat Hasan Manto, Isaac Asimov, Humphrey Hawksley, Arthur Conan Doyle, the rest are … Continue reading