The List


Alain de Botton – The Art of Travel

Alice Steinbach – Without Reservations : The Travels of an Independent Woman

Alice Walker – Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart

Andre Agassi – Open

Anne Fadiman – Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader  *****

Ayaan Hirsi Ali – Infidel


Barbara O’Neal – How to Bake a Perfect Life

Barnes, Julien – Pulse

Bee Rowlatt & May Witwit – Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad

Bishwanath Ghosh – Tamarind City ***


Carlos Ruiz Zafon – The Shadow of the Wind

Chaim Potok – The Chosen

Consuelo De Saint-Exupery – The Tale of The Rose :  The Love Story Behind ‘The Little Prince’


Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch

Deepti Naval – The Mad Tibetan : Stories from Then and Now


Elif Shafak – The Forty Rules of Love *****


Fannie Flagg – Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe ****


Harper Lee – Go Set A Watchman

Helena Frith Powell – To Hell in High Heels


Ian McEwan – Enduring Love

Indu Sundaresan – The Feast of Roses

Indu Sundaresan – The Mountain of Light

Isabel Allende – The House of the Spirits


James A. Michener – Caravans ****

Jeannette Walls – The Glass Castle

Jennifer Cody Epstein – The Painter of Shanghai ****

John Green – The Fault In Our Stars

Julie Otsuka – The Buddha in the Attic ****


Kate Chopin – The Awakening

Khushwant Singh – Absolute Khushwant


Margaret Atwood – Cat’s Eye

Margaret Atwood – Curious Pursuits

Markus Zusak – The Book Thief *****

Mario Vargas Llosa – Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter ***

Mary Ann Schaffer & Annie Barrows – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Michael Ondaatje – Anil’s Ghost ****


Nicholas Sparks – The Wedding ***


Paul Auster – Leviathan

Paul Torday – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Pico Iyer – Abandon **


Rajgopal RM – The Empty Pedestal and other stories

Richard L. Brandt – The Google Guys

Richard P. Feynman – What Do You Care What Other People Think?

Richard Yates – Revolutionary Road

Rohit Gore – The Guardian Angels

Ruta Sepetys –Between Shades of Gray ****


Sachin Kundalkar – Cobalt Blue

Saeed Mirza – AMMI: Letters to a Democratic Mother ****

Samanth Subramanian – This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War’

Sid Bahri – The Homing Pigeons

Sue Monk Kidd – The Secret Life of Bees

Susan Vreeland – Girl In Hyacinth Blue


Tan Twan Eng – The Garden of Evening Mists *****

Tan Twan Eng  –The Gift of Rain

Tea Obreht – The Tiger’s Wife ****

Tenzing P.G – Don’t Ask Any Old Bloke for Directions


Will Schwalbe – The End of Your Life Book Club *****

William Dalrymple – From The Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

  1. Impressive dear Bindu. You are quite meticulous in writing reviews and posting them. Hats off.

    Joy always,

  2. Loving it here 🙂 I branched out my book reviews blog from my personal too and it is more organized now 🙂

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