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Most Cherished Books of Readers @ The Hindu Lit for Life 2016

most cherished books of readers at the hindu lit for life 2016

The Hindu Lit for Life is an annual literature festival organized by The Hindu group of publications in Chennai, India. During this year’s (2016) event, they had kept a slate and a chalk where readers could go and vote (mention) their most cherished book (If I kept one book, it would be….). Below are some books opted by various readers – both fiction and non-fiction, and in no particular order. This list contains only English books.

  • The Illicit Happiness of Other People – Manu Joseph.
  • The Graveyard book – Neil Gaiman.
  • India 2020 – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
  • I Dreamed of Africa – Kuki Gallmann.
  • The Famished Road – Ben Okri.
  • The Comedy of Errors – William Shakespeare.
  • Brida – Paulo Coelho.
  • Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier.
  • Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen.
  • The Origins of Political Order – Francis Fukuyama.
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel García Márquez.
  • Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez.
  • How Green Was My Valley – Richard Llewellyn.
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne.
  • The Razor’s Edge – W. Somerset Maugham.
  • The Shiva Trilogy – Amish Tripathi.

If I kept one book - the hindu lit for life 2016

  • The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini.
  • The Outsiders – S. E. Hinton.
  • Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn.
  • The Book Thief – Markus Zusak.
  • Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Richard Bach.
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee.
  • Lust for Life – Irving Stone.

I guess that’s a good list to find inspiration for new reads. Enjoy 🙂

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