Ranveer's bookshelf: read

The Graveyard Book
it was amazing
The book starts with a recently orphaned newborn baby who casually strolls into a graveyard. A man Jack who killed his family is after his life. To live, he must learn the ways of the dead. Unlike other fantasy universes, this one perf...
tagged: macabre and must-read
The Namesake
liked it
This is the captivating story of an American born Bengali boy, who through various incidents comes to terms with the identity his parents gave him and a Bengali woman, who builds a new life in a country foreign to her. Overall a great re...
tagged: indian-fiction
Nineteen Eighty-Four
it was amazing
tagged: mind-f-ks, must-read, onion-chops, and life-fundae
liked it
Name of the book: Aarushi Genre: Non-fiction I generally do not read non-fiction. I picked this one up anyway, being intrigued by the description of the case on Wikipedia. Turns out, this isn't one. Written like a thriller, this book wi...
tagged: must-read and semi-fiction
Be Careful What You Wish For
liked it
Took this up a couple of days back, thought I'd read a couple of chapters a day, maybe finish this book in a month or two. And here I am, posting a review. Thanks Jeff, you owe me a few points off my GPA. An absolute page turner, with c...
A Thousand Splendid Suns
really liked it
They should make waterproof copies of this book. This is one of the very few texts of its kind I've read, highly intense, gripping till the end. The characters are so alive, so real, despite the setting seeming so unreal. If you ever fe...
tagged: must-read and onion-chops


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