April 28, 2011

Reading List for the next year (or two)

I would ideally like to read all of these books in the next one year or two, in no specific order; there are more to the list, but i would be happy if I am able to finish these first :)
  1. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Edwin A. Abbott
  2. Tertium Organum - P. D. Ouspensky
  3. Sidhartha - Herman Hesse
  4. I know why the caged bird sings - Maya Angelou
  5. The Color Purple  - Alice Walker
  6. Illusions - Richard Bach
  7. The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli
  8. The Republic - Plato
  9. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez
  10. Blood Brothers - M.J.Akbar
  11. Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
  12. Full Moon - PG Woodhouse
  13. Barbarians at the Gate -  Bryan Burrough and John Helyar 
  14. How the Mind Works    - Steven Pinker
  15. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain - Oliver Sacks
  16. The Family That Couldn't Sleep: A Medical Mystery - D.T. Max
  17. Man and His Symbols - Carl Gustav Jung
  18. The Diaries of Franz Kafka
  19. Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia - John Dickie
  20. Yakuza: Japan's Criminal Underworld - David E. Kaplan, Alec Dubro
(I have the ones in bold, and need to buy the rest! And yes, i do accept gifts :) )
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