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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

Another open-ended story. This is a story of Tsukuru and his journey to find what had happened to his childhood friends and why they alienated him from16 years ago. He didn’t persist to ask why. He didn’t have plans to … Continue reading

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The Course of Love

By Alain de Botton A friend of mine made me listen to a radio talk in Australia, and Alain was a guest then. He talked about relationships and mentioned about this book. I thought it was interesting, hence, I got … Continue reading

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Candide by Voltaire

R was talking about this story when he was in Dubai earlier this year. I didn’t know about it so, it prompted me to read this lit by Voltaire. It was a story about an overly optimistic Candide who loved … Continue reading

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Rise of Kali : Duryodhana’s Mahabharata

Ajaya: Epic of the Kaurava Clan Book II by Anand Neelakantan And my fascination to these epics are still not finished, it just slowed down a little bit. It took me a while to complete reading this version. Since I’ve already … Continue reading

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Ajaya Epic of the Kaurava Clan Book 1: Roll of the Dice

by Anand Neelakantan My facination for the Ramayana and Mahabharata is still on-going. It started 2 (or 3) years back. Not only was I captivated by these epics, I was also mesmerized by the rawness of the country of their … Continue reading

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The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho

Happy New Year! Honestly speaking, it took me a while to read and finish this book, unlike Coelho’s Alchemist and Aleph. Anyway, its a parable about his journey to find his sword, at first with the help of Petrus, his … Continue reading

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Asura, Tale of the Vanquished, The story of Ravana and His People by: Anand Neelakantan

Ravana, is popularly known as the demon or villain in the epic, Ramayana. When I saw “Asura” book in India, I immediately bought it because I was curious what made him become who he was in the Ramayana. Poignant was … Continue reading

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El Filibusterismo ni Dr. Jose Rizal

Pinaikli ni Rosario P. Nem Singh Kagaya ng sinabi ko nang muli kong basahin ang Noli Me Tangere, ang muling pagbabasa ng mga aklat na ito ay para muling alalahanin ang mga nobela na noo’y amin nang pinag-aralan sa eskwela, … Continue reading

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Noli Me Tangere ni Dr. Jose Rizal

Pinaikli ni Rosario P. Nem Singh Nabasa ko na ang nobelang ito nung ako ay nasa hayskul, subalit napilitan lamang ako noon dahil parte lamang ito ng aming kurikula. Ngayon, naisipan ko uling basahin ito dahil, matapos kong muling basahin … Continue reading

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Sita, an illustrated retelling of the Ramayana by Devdutt Pattanaik

From Mahabharata to Ramayana, I have to admit, I am now addicted to anything Indian. In our literature class in high school, we already tackled the story Rama and Sita, but after a long time, I’ve forgotten about it already. … Continue reading

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