Thursday, August 16, 2007

The List

Here's the list of books which I am hoping to read before the year ends. Am making the list so that when I try to think what should I read next I will have an easy option to choose from.

1. A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson)- eccentric stories behind the greatest scientific minds

2. Death and the Penguin (Andrey Kurkov)- a satire

3. The World is Flat (Thomas Friedman) - analysis of globalization

4. Snapshots from Hell (Peter Robinson) - a book written by a Stanford Business School Gradaute based on his experience in the first year of the MBA programme

5. The Dilbert Principle (Scott Adams) - a satire on the middle management

6. The Goal (Eliyahu M. Goldratt) - for the theory of constraints on Systems Management

7. Liar's Poker (Michael Lewis) - the author's experiences as a bond salesman on Wall Street

8. Den of Thieves (James Stewart) - the trading scandals of the Wall Street financiers

9. The Great Indian Novel (Shashi Tharoor) - the story of Mahabharata reset in the Indian Independence

10. India - From Midnight to Millenium (Shashi Tharoor) - covers India from Independence to millenium


Ketki Gadre said...

I have been thinking of making such a list for so long..! I can think of 2-3 books...not more than that.. How did u compile this list..??

Swati said...

compiling the list wasn't difficult. executing it is :(

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