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The Palace of Illusions: A Must Read

I guess, from the time I started reading, it was mostly the works of international authors for me. Venturing into reading something written by an Indian author was a far-fetched idea. That does not mean I did not read books … Continue reading

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Ph.D.: Not Just a Degree, It’s a (Torturous) Way of Life – Part 5

So, I really could not afford to change my place of research and continued to persevere in terms of completing my research work while at the same time doing those “extra-curricular” stuff. In spite of all the cribbing that I … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Lesson: Loving Yourself is Important!

Yes. That is what was missing for so long. She had forgotten to love herself. She had forgotten to live her life. It had always been about others. It was time to find herself. What were the things that she … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Joy: It’s a Girl! Again!

They heard the cry that emerged from the delivery room. They were elated, anticipating the big news. “Congratulations! It’s a girl!” the ever-smiling nurse proclaimed. The air was filled with shouts of joy. That’s the day she first looked at … Continue reading

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I Read 120 Books in 2017 :) – Part 3

And here is the list (along with their rating) of the last 40 books I read last year . . . King Ottokar’s Sceptre by Hergé (3/5) The Clue in the Crossword Cipher by Carolyn Keene (2/5) The Scarlet Slipper … Continue reading

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I Read 120 Books in 2017 :) – Part 2

One hundred and twenty books in a year is huge! And, I am actually proud of myself for achieving this feat. 🙂 In my previous post, I shared the first 40 titles that I’d read. Here’s the list of the … Continue reading

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I Read 120 books in 2017 :) – Part 1

So, I read 120 books in 2017! I mean, that’s some achievement. Here are the names of the first 40 titles that I had the opportunity to read last year along with my rating for the same. Mayan Civilization – … Continue reading

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