Physical books I have acquired since I came back home in September:

– Janaki Bakhle, Two Men and Music: Nationalism in the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition
– Mikhail Bakhtin (trans. Hélène Iswolsky), Rabelais and His World
– Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, Aranyak
– Nrishinghoprasad Bhaduri, Mahabharat’er Pratinayak
– Nabarun Bhattacharya, Sreshttho Golpo
– Roberto Bolaño, 2666 (a gift)
– Anuja Chauhan, The Zoya Factor
– William Dalrymple, City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
– Prabhatkumar Das (ed.), Bangla Jatrapala’r Gaan
– Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (a gift)
– Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning (a gift)
– Gerard Jones, Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book
– Kuzhali Manickavel, Things We Found During the Autopsy
– Misc., Innocent When You Dream: A Tom Waits Reader (a gift)
– Haruki Murakami (trans. Abhijit Mukherjee), Ek Dojon Murakami
– Suniti Namjoshi, The Fabulous Feminist
– Michael Ondaatje, The Cat’s Table
– Philip Pullman, The Butterfly Tattoo
– José Saramago, The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
– Shripantha, Battala
– John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces (a gift)
– Sarah Waters, Affinity

Now how many books is that? What am I ever going to do with all these physical books? Read them in a month before I leave to roam the world again?

Authors to Read

  • Tariq Ali
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Italo Calvino
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • Umberto Eco
  • Cornelia Funke
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Mohammed Hanif
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
  • George R. R. Martin
  • China Mieville
  • George Orwell
  • Rick Riordan
  • Arundhati Roy
  • Gore Vidal
  • Jeanette Winterson

Books to Read (by Previously Read Authors)

  • 1Q84, Haruki Murakami
  • Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
  • The Golden Gate, Vikram Seth
  • The Golem’s Eye and Ptolemy’s Gate, Jonathan Stroud
  • Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
  • The Magic Toyshop, Angela Carter
  • Nights at the Circus, Angela Carter
  • Solo, Rana Dasgupta
  • A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
  • Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
  • The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis, Jose Saramago