Ten Book Recommendations For Foreigners Looking To Read Indian Books

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!!!

It is Independence day and Top Ten Tuesday has offered up a perfect topic today so i cannot help but take advantage of the situation. This is a list I CANNOT wait to share with you because not only is it stories that surround India and Indian culture, it is also a sort of a favourites list and also a list of books I think everyone should read if they want to know how life in India is. If you are an Indian may not agree with my list but since everyone has a right to their opinion, I expect you will respect mine. This is also a list of books that I have read/started reading, there are many books that I haven’t gotten around to reading that SHOULD be on this list so I will make a part two when I do get around to reading more.

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New Books You Must Get

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1. Desire – Murakami (Vintage Minis)

31a69zSs1YLYou’ve just passed someone on the street who could be the love of your life, the person you’re destined for – what do you do? In Murakami’s world, you tell them a story. The five weird and wonderful tales collected here each unlock the many-tongued language of desire, whether it takes the form of hunger, lust, sudden infatuation or the secret longings of the heart.
Selected from Haruki’s Murakami’s short story collections The Elephant Vanishes, Blind Willow Sleeping Woman and Men Without Women

This is perfect for those who want a taste of Murakami without committing to a full book. Also a great little add on gift!

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Book Courtship Tag

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I was tagged by the lovely Holly over at Nut free Nerd. Thank you girl!

Phase 1 : Initial attraction : A book you bought because of the cover.Processed with VSCO with hb2 preset

Almost al my book are cover buys but this particular one was so pretty that I picked it up immediately and went to the checkout line. Didn’t even realise it was part of a series. Sigh. now I have to get the previous book(s).


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