The year was 2017 and I was trying to attend many social events to try and cope with multiple issues in life. In one such event, in a hep cafe … Continue reading Bad Feminist – Allegiance
So, I am a part of a readers group on Facebook. We exchanged our lists of favorite five books that we had read in 2017. Do take a look at this amazing list, and add them to your TBR. Wish you all have an amazing 2018, with more books and more time.
Thanks to Seemita Pooja Das, for compiling this list. She blogs about books here and has some great book recommendations.
So, I found a splendid group of bibliophiles during 2017 which brought a hemisphere of positive energy into my life. I wrote about them at length yesterday. And because we are readers, books always wafted over our discussions like saffron in the kahwa chai.
Now that a new year has walked in and we are looking at the various books we might read or gift or add to our collection, here is a compilation – the top 5 reads of (some) SRRs in Chennai.
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Title: Serious Men Author: Manu Joseph Published: 2011 Pages: 326 Genre: Fiction- Humour The book gives, in a nutshell, what the two extremes of the Indian social sector think of … Continue reading Serious Men – Manu Joseph
Title: Waterboarding Author: Bragadeesh Prasanna Published: 2017 Pages: 201 Genre: Fiction What’s in words? Forgetfulness is one thing. Forgetting a phase of one’s life is another. How would it feel, … Continue reading Waterboarding- Bragadeesh Prasanna
Title- Ghachar Ghochar Author- Vivek Shanbhag Published- 2017 Pages- 128 Genre- Fiction A simple tale of a Kannada household narrated in style. The tale is about a man and his … Continue reading Ghachar Ghochar- Vivek Shanbhag
Title- Emergency Retold Author- Kuldip Nayar Published- 2013 Pages- 320 Genre- Non-Fiction The book is an account, a live third person account of the Emergency. Kuldip Nayar was a journalist, … Continue reading Emergency Retold- Kuldip Nayar
Title- Hangwoman Author- K.R.Meera (Malayalam) Translated by J.Devika Published- 2014 Pages- 432 Genre- Fiction There are so many people out there, whose existence we take for granted. It could be … Continue reading Hangwoman- K.R.Meera
Title- Ananta Shesha Naga Author- Sanjeev K.Sharma Published- 2017 Pages- 279 Genre- Mythology- Fiction An abysmal combination of words and grammar. This book is a classic example of how a … Continue reading Ananta Shesha Naga- Sanjeev K. Sharma
Title- Indira Gandhi, the Emergency and Indian Democracy Author- P.N.Dhar Published- 2001 Pages- 440 Genre- Non-Fiction-Politics Indira Gandhi is remembered for the Emergency more than anything else. This book, written … Continue reading Indira Gandhi, the Emergency, and Indian Democracy- P.N.Dhar
Title- Promises of a Firefly Author- Anupam Patra Published- 2017 Pages- 209 Genre- Fiction- Short Stories While on a Non-fiction reading spree, I received this book for a review. Honestly, … Continue reading Promises of a Firefly