Bibliofile: My Reading Record


No. 244

Heavy Weather

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 243

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two

John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

No. 242

In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

John Gribbin

No. 241

The Cat's Pajamas Stories

Ray Bradbury

No. 240

The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide

Gary J. Bass

No. 239

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

No. 238


Sanjay Manjrekar

No. 237

the four: The hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Scott Galloway

No. 236

Too Soon to Say Goodbye: I don't know where I'm going. I don't even know why I'm here!

Art Buchwald

No. 235

Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches? And Other Bird Questions You Know You Want to Ask

Mike O'Connor

No. 234

Menagerie Manor

Gerald Durrell

No. 233

Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me? More Answers to Common and Not-So-Common Questions about Birds and Birding

Mike O'Connor

No. 232


Jerry Seinfeld

No. 231

the life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

Marie Kondo

No. 230

I Want my Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting

Karen Alpert (narrated by the author)

No. 229

The Room of Many Colours

Ruskin Bond

No. 228

have a little faith

Mitch Albom

No. 227

65 Short Mysteries You Solve With SCIENCE!

Eric Yoder and Natalie Yoder

No. 226

So, You Want to be Canadian: All about the most fascinating people in the world and the magical place they call home

Kerry Colburn and Rob Sorensen

No. 225

65 Short Mysteries You Solve With MATH!

Eric Yoder and Natalie Yoder

No. 224

Law and Disorder: Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts

Charles M. Sevilla

No. 223

How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

Eugenia Cheng

No. 222

Organic: A Journalist's Quest to Discover the Truth Behind Food Labeling

Peter Laufer, PhD

No. 221

The Grand Design

Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

No. 220

You are the Universe: Discovering your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters

Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos (narrated by Kaleo Griffith)

No. 219

A City so Grand: The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900

Stephen Puleo

No. 218

The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

Erma Bombeck

No. 217

Rabbit Hill

Robert Lawson

No. 216

notes from a small island

Bill Bryson

No. 215

My Life: An Illustrated Autobiography

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

No. 214

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart

No. 213

The Violin Maker: Finding a Centuries-Old Tradition in a Brooklyn Workshop

John Marchese

No. 212

The City and the Stars

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 211

Fields for President

W. C. Fields

No. 210

Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age

Arthur Herman (Narrated by John Curless)

No. 209

Tintin: The Art of Herge

Michel Daubert (Translated by Michael Farr)

No. 208

My Word is my Bond: A Memoir

Roger Moore

No. 207

The Scandal of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

No. 206

The Secret of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

No. 205

The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln

Steidl/Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation

No. 204

Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel

Richard H. Minear

No. 203

Why Not Me?

Mindy Kaling

No. 202

People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges

Jen Mann

No. 201

The Seven Good Years

Etgar Keret

No. 200

That's Out!

Dickie Bird

No. 199

The World Beneath - A Joe Tesla Novel

Rebecca Cantrell

No. 198

F for Effort! More of the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

Richard Benson

No. 197

F in Exams - Pop Quiz: All New Awesomely Wrong Test Answers

Richard Benson

No. 196

Sightings: Extraordinary Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Sam Keen

No. 195

F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

Richard Benson

No. 194

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee

No. 193

Different Seasons

Stephen King

No. 192

Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?

Alan Parks

No. 191

Soul of Music and other music stories from South India

Anant Acharya

No. 190

Playing It My Way: My Autobiography

Sachin Tendulkar

No. 189

To Cut a Long Story Short

Jeffrey Archer

No. 188

The Incredulity of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

No. 187

The Wisdom of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

No. 186

The Innocence of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

No. 185

Reach for Tomorrow

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 184

Fart Proudly - Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School

Edited by Carl Japikse

No. 183

The Lowland - a novel

Jhumpa Lahiri

No. 182

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

Jim Corbett

No. 181

Jinnah: India - Partition / Independence

Jaswant Singh

No. 180

At the Temple of Learning: Memoirs of an Old Student

M. Ramaiah

No. 179

Life After Death: The Burden of Proof

Deepak Chopra

No. 178

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

J. K. Rowling

No. 177

Railroads in the African American Experience: A Photographic Journey

Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.

No. 176

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

Robert Kanigel

No. 175

Bodyline Autopsy - The Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series: Australia v England 1932-33

David Frith

No. 174

Wise and Otherwise: A Salute to Life

Sudha Murty

No. 173

Bishan: Portrait of a Cricketer

Suresh Menon

No. 172

Computational and Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences

Scott de Marchi

No. 171

More Than A Game: The Story of Cricket's Early Years

John Major

No. 170

Pundits from Pakistan: On Tour with India, 2003-04

Rahul Bhattacharya

No. 169

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures

Malba Tahan

No. 168

The Great Indian Novel

Shashi Tharoor

No. 167

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

Steven Johnson

No. 166

The Mahabharata: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic

R. K. Narayan

No. 165

The Killer Angels: A Novel of the Civil War

Michael Shaara

No. 164

Gods, Demons, and Others

R. K. Narayan

No. 163

Profiles in Courage

John F. Kennedy

No. 162

The Wit of Cricket

Barry Johnston


No. 161

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Stieg Larsson


No. 160

Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin

Pierre Assouline

No. 159

Tintin and the World of Herge: An Illustrated History

Benoit Peeters

No. 158

The Art of Herge, Inventor of Tintin : Volume 1 (1907-1937)

Philippe Goddin (Translated by Michael Farr)


No. 157

South Middlesex: A New England Heritage

Stephen Herring

No. 156

The Adventures of Herge: Creator of Tintin

Michael Farr

No. 155

Tintin and Co.

Michael Farr

No. 154

Framingham: Legends and Lore

James L. Parr and Kevin A. Swope

No. 153

Framingham: An American Town

Stephen W. Herring

No. 152

Dreams from my Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Barack Obama

No. 151

The Old Man in the Corner: Twelve Mysteries

The Baroness Orczy

No. 150

Six Suspects: A Novel

Vikas Swarup

No. 149

The Catcher in the Rye

J. D. Salinger

No. 148

Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities

Frank Jacobs

No. 147

Carnatic Summer

Sriram V.

No. 146

Grandmother's Tale

R. K. Narayan

No. 145

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde

No. 144

How the States Got Their Shapes

Mark Stein

No. 143

The Lost Symbol (audio book)

Dan Brown

No. 142

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

No. 141

Disorder in the Court: Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History

Charles M. Sevilla

No. 140

The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood, and Saved Civilization

Daniel Pinkwater

No. 139

The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

David McCullough

No. 138

Games Indians Play: why we are the way we are

V. Raghunathan

No. 137

This Book Needs No Title: A Budget of Living Paradoxes

Raymond Smullyan

No. 136

Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability

Daniel Sperling and Deborah Gordon

No. 135

Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) (audio book)

Tom Vanderbilt

No. 134

The Last Lecture (audio book)

Randy Pausch

No. 133

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Michael Lewis

No. 132

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

Janna Levin

No. 131

I Am a Pencil: A Teacher, His Kids, and Their World of Stories

Sam Swope

No. 130

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J. K. Rowling

No. 129

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

Oliver Sacks

No. 128


Italo Calvino

No. 127

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Alexander McCall Smith

No. 126

The Rhinemann Exchange

Robert Ludlum

No. 125

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Mitch Albom

No. 124

Teacher Man

Frank McCourt

No. 123

The Painter of Signs

R. K. Narayan

No. 122

The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

Caleb Carr

No. 121


Michael Crichton

No. 120

Ancient Mysteries

Peter James and Nick Thorpe

No. 119

Bringing Down the House

Ben Mezrich

No. 118

What If? The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

Robert Cowley (ed)


No. 117

How Right You Are, Jeeves

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 116

Jeeves and the Tie that Binds

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 115

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

J. K. Rowling

No. 114

The Summer of my Greek Taverna: A Memoir

Tom Stone

No. 113


Leon Uris

No. 112

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

No. 111

Deception Point

Dan Brown

No. 110

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon

No. 109

Young Men in Spats

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 108

Fore! The Best of Wodehouse on Golf

D. R. Bensen (ed)

No. 107

The Code of the Woosters

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 106

Biffen's Millions

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 105

Life of Pi

Yann Martel

No. 104

The Razor's Edge

W. Somerset Maugham

No. 103

Psmith in the City

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 102

Mike at Wrykyn

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 101

Mike and Psmith

P. G. Wodehouse

No. 100

The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri

No. 99

Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Lynne Truss

No. 98

The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood

No. 97

O'Reilley Factor: The Good, the Bad and the Completely Ridiculous in American Life

Bill O'Reilley

No. 96

Lies (and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

Al Franken

No. 95

The Return

Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes

No. 94

The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway


No. 93

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

Ernest Hemingway

No. 92

Digital Fortress

Dan Brown

No. 91

Dude, Where's My Country?

Michael Moore

No. 90

Angels and Demons

Dan Brown

No. 89

Three Men in a Boat. To say nothing of the dog.

Jerome K. Jerome

No. 88

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

J. R. R. Tolkien

No. 87

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

J. K. Rowling

No. 86

The Da Vinci Code

Dan Brown

No. 85

Rosy is My Relative

Gerald Durrell

No. 84

The Monk and the Riddle: The Education of a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Randy Komisar (with Kent Lineback)

No. 83

A Passage to India

E. M. Forster

No. 82


Jane Austen

No. 81

'Tis: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

No. 80

The Idea Factory: Learning to Think at MIT

Pepper White

No. 79

Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard

Kiran Desai

No. 78

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

No. 77

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman

No. 76

Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia

Chris Stewart

No. 75

Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri

No. 74

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

J. K. Rowling

No. 73

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J. K. Rowling

No. 72

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

J. R. R. Tolkien

No. 71

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

J. R. R. Tolkien

No. 70

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Bill Bryson

No. 69


Michael Crichton


No. 68

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

Bill Bryson

  No. 67

The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham (Vol. IV)

No. 66

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

No. 65

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J. K. Rowling

No. 64

In a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

No. 63

The Best Short Stories of the Modern Age

Douglas Angus (ed)

No. 62

All Things Bright and Beautiful

James Herriot

No. 61

Illusions: The Adventures of a reluctant Messiah

Richard Bach

No. 60

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

Bill Bryson

No. 59

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley

No. 58

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things

Robert Fulghum

  No. 57

The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham (Vol. II)

No. 56

A Night to Remember

Walter Lord

No. 55

Never Cry Wolf

Farley Mowat

No. 54

Five Weeks in a Balloon

Jules Verne

  No. 53

The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham (Vol. III)

No. 52

The Wind from the Sun

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 51

Glide Path

Arthur C. Clarke

  No. 50

The Oxford Book of Short Stories

A. S. Byatt (ed)

No. 49

The Iliad


No. 48

Cromartie vs the God Shiva acting through the Government of India

Rumer Godden

No. 47

Broca's Brain

Carl Sagan

No. 46


Carl Sagan

No. 45

The Fountains of Paradise

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 44


Mary Shelley


No. 43

The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway

No. 42

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

No. 41

Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent (1934-1941)

William L. Shirer

No. 40

Into the Great Solitude: An Arctic Journey

Robert Perkins

No. 39

Imperial Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 38

Genesis - A new translation of the classic Biblical stories

Stephen Mitchell

No. 37


Thomas Harris

No. 36

The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Harris

No. 35

The Man Who Awoke

Lawrence Manning

No. 34

The Ugly Little Boy

Isaac Asimov

No. 33

Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street

William S. Baring-Gould

No. 32

Childhood's End

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 31

The Martian Way

Isaac Asimov

No. 30

Earth is Room Enough

Isaac Asimov

No. 29

The Green Mile

Stephen King

No. 28

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

J. K. Rowling

No. 27

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Douglas Adams

No. 26

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Douglas Adams

No. 25

The Shining

Stephen King

No. 24

Lighten Up, George

Art Buchwald

No. 23

Whose Rose Garden is it Anyway?

Art buchwald

No. 22

Fantastic Voyage

Isaac Asimov

No. 21

Rendezvouz with Rama

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 20

Tuesdays with Morrie

Mitch Albom

No. 19

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams


No. 18

The Man with the Golden Gun

Ian Fleming

No. 17

Robots and Empire

Isaac Asimov

  No. 16

A Wodehouse Bestiary

D. R. Bensen (ed)

No. 15

Rama II

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 14


Michael Crichton

No. 13

The Time Machine

H. G. Wells

No. 12

The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells

No. 11

Animal Farm

George Orwell

No. 10

Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain

Isaac Asimov

No. 9

The Man who would be King and Other Stories

Rudyard Kipling

No. 8

The Nine Billion Names of God

Arthur C. Clarke

No. 7

Tales of Terror

Alfred Hitchcock

No. 6

Stories Not for the Nervous

Alfred Hitchcock

No. 5

The Norby Chronicles

Isaac and Janet Asimov

No. 4

A Case of Need

Michael Crichton

No. 3


Michael Crichton

No. 2

The Andromeda Strain

Michael Crichton

No. 1

The Lost World

Michael Crichton

@ Ramachandran Balakrishna, 19th February 2008