Posts Tagged ‘ Reading Lists ’

The BookWag List 5: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

March 29, 2013
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MJ Main

1. India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha Perhaps the best book to have ever been written about independent India, India After Gandhi makes for compelling reading for anyone interested about the country. Rather than going overboard with statistics and cultural and social observations, Ramchandra Guha has taken a more anecdotal view while retelling history. The result…

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The BookWag List 4: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

March 22, 2013
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Road of Bones

1. Road of Bones by Fergal Keane When it comes to great battles of the Second World War, most people tend to focus on the likes of Dunkirk, Okinawa and Kursk. What not too many people know is that one of the most bloody battles of the conflict was actually fought in Kohima in 1944, over control…

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5 Books To Read on Shane Warne

March 13, 2013
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Main

He has been arguably the greatest leg spin bowler in cricket history. And also one of the game’s most controversial characters. He has bowled the ball of the century, revived the art of spin bowling  and set cricket records galore. He has been caught cheating on his wife, taking banned drugs and also consorting with…

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5 Stephen King Books for the Uninitiated

March 4, 2013
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes 2

There are way too many Stephen King stories you can enjoy and eventually grow to love. But for those of you who haven’t yet delved into King’s phenomenal mind, these are five books you will thoroughly enjoy. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find yourself a new favourite author. cheap Wedding Dresses This is one of King’s…

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Four books on George Mallory to read before ‘Paths of Glory’

November 25, 2011
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Four books on George Mallory to read before ‘Paths of Glory’

by Nimish Dubey His effort on Everest in 1924 might have cost him his life, but it made George Mallory a legend. Speculation is rife as to whether he actually made it to the top or failed while doing so, and almost every year an author tries to unravel the mystery of what has now…

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Reading List: Seven Fantasy Series You Must Try!

November 25, 2011
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The world of fantasy must be feeling seriously deprived with the death of David Eddings a few days ago. Eddings, like many other fantasy writers, was known for his series of books with the same central characters that enthralled millions of readers all over the world. In his honour, Bookwag presents seven fantasy fiction series…

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A classic travel book reading list

November 24, 2011
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A classic travel book reading list

By Nimish Dubey Ask someone about reading travelogues and it is a fair chance that they will head off and start looking for books by the likes of Mark Shand, Bill Bryson and Sir Ranulph Fiennes. And there is nothing really wrong with it as these are perhaps the masters of modern travel literature. However,…

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