Opening Mood: Read Read!
Opening Song: I’m shipping up to boston – The Departed

Celebrated a booky-booky birthday last weekend. Got four books as gifts

The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book – Bill Watterson

A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

Shantaram: A Novel – Gregory David Roberts

Thanks Kev, Shuaib, Dhaval, Pooja, Balu for the books! And thanks Mili for the suggesting them.

Sacred Games: A Novel – Vikram Chandra

Thanks Cheezo, Leena and Varun!

And I happened to step inside Landmark! So, two more!

When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel Of Obsession – Irvin D. Yalom

Just for Fun: The story of an accidental Revolutionary – Linus Torvalds with David Diamond

And while walking on C.M.H road, happened to see this book being sold on the street! Someone must have sold it on a Kg basis after an arduous semester. I paid just two hundred bucks for it!

Parallel Computer Architecture: A Hardware-Software Approach – David E. Culler, Jaswinder Pal Singh, Anoop Gupta

I say this is an awesome way to start a New Year!

Closing Song: None
Closing Mood: Angrez Sucks. Whatever made it a cult movie!


About gautshen

A jack of many trades of which , Linux Kernel Programming puts food on the table. Also pursuing his PhD in the area Theoretical Computer Science at the Chennai Mathematical Institute. Is an avid reader interested in the Hindu traditions and philosophy. Loves Bicycling and Good Music. Name is Ranjal Gautham Shenoy.
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