Quick 15, Favorite 15

    Rahul Desai

    There was this note by my cousin - Khushbu on Facebook some time back about listing fifteen books (in a really short span of time with some other wacky (whacky?) ‘rules’). One of the rules talked about listing ‘the first fifteen books I’ve read’. One, it was really hard remembering fifteen book titles, let alone having read them. Two, what's the point?

    Anyway, so here’s the list of the first fifteen book titles I could recall. I’m afraid I haven’t completed reading them all, but that’s not mentioned as mandatory in the ‘rules’. So I’m good. Here’s the list. (Oh, here are the ‘rules’ for convention's sake.)

    Rules: Don't take too long to think about it. List fifteen books you've read that will always stay with you. List the first fifteen you can recall in less than 15 minutes. Tag friends, including me, because I'm interested in seeing what books my friends choose. 

    1. Bedtime Mailbox - Dr. A Bakthavatsalam
    2. Being Indian – Pavan K Varma
    3. Buddha, His Life, and Teachings - Osho
    4. Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs - Mark D Csordos
    5. Company of Women - Khushwant Singh
    6. Death at My Doorsteps - Khushwant Singh
    7. Dhirubhaism - A G Krishnamurthy
    8. Five Point Someone - Chetan Bhagat
    9. From Sex to Superconsciousness - Osho
    10. Gandhi: A Sublime Failure - S. S. Gill
    11. Gandhi, Gandhism and the Gandhians - Thomas Weber
    12. India Unbound - Gurcharan Das
    13. Indian Muslims – Where Have They Gone Wrong? - Dr. Rafiq Zakaria
    14. Notes to Myself – Hugh Prather
    15. Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
    16. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari - Robin S. Sharma
    17. Train to Pakistan – Khushwant Singh
    18. Wings of Fire - Dr. A P J Kalam

    (Oops! That makes it eighteen. Chuck the rules!)

    This article is about Book, Reading and written by Rahul Desai. An irregular blogger, slow-paced reader and an optimistic pro-government Indian, Rahul is an information security professional with an undying urge to write reading-worthy articles. Read all their articles.

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