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Books I Read in 2017

Time has an uncanny ability to adjust according to your mood. When you are feeling elated, it flies; and when you are feeling pensive, it gets stuck!

Well, Time is personal. It mirrors your mood. And I think same goes for books. The ones you want to read desperately because everyone else has read it, praised it or it’s topping the bestsellers chart, somehow always slips out of your reach and even if you grab them, they fail to strike a chord.

While there are some books that quietly lie on your shelves for many years, collecting dust or at least wasting space on Kindle, before you finally decide to pick them up and take a sneak peek. And Bingo! They are the ones, tailored especially for you!

The year 2017 has reaffirmed my belief in both Time and Books. They are supposed to be personal, treasures to be discovered, lying supinely in your chest! And, this year, I have been a bit too distracted in my life to enjoy the pleasure of written words.

But still, a few books did excite me enough to grab them and delicately held my hands through rough and tough times:

The Riddle Solved by Tagore
The Castaway by Tagore

The Matsya Curse by Shweta Taneja


Ladies Hostel by Gita Iyer

Promises of a Firefly by Anupam Patra

Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C. Shibu

Lone Fox Dancing by Ruskin Bond (My Autobiography)

Undelivered Letters by J. Alchem

Love Story by Erich Segal

Love Story Erich Segal

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

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