Friday, February 01, 2008

books I SAY

I love them. I love books. I love to be surrounded by them. Leave me alone in a library full of books I live my life there.

I bought a few new books for the hostel library today. There are lying in my room. I need to put them in tonight. I just don't want to let go of them. they are so beautiful. I thought I'll keep one of them. I can't decide which one!

I used to read loads of them back at school. Now, life and time don't permit. I don't think about them anymore. Now I suddenly feel it. I miss them. I miss them so much. i wish I had the time. Let's see. Hopefully I read all these before the sem ends.

Presently starting "Eleven Minutes" by Paulo Coelho. I loved his Alchemist. And Amrit's post said this one was decent. I hope I like it half as much as the earlier one.


  1. Noooo!
    Not Eleven Minutes.
    Please no.

    Do NOT fall for the crap that Coelho writes! Agreed, His Alchemist was a beautiful book, i read it twice, I felt that my life changed after i read it etc etc.

    But not Eleven Minutes. He has no idea what he's writing about.
    And you cant even read it for the cheap thrills coz his sex scenes are baaad!
    But no use in me screaming my head off, this is a realization that must come from within. An Epiphany of sorts - Paulo Coelho is a highly over rated, glorified self-help book writer.

    Go ahead, read Eleven Minutes. noone's stopping you. It aint the worst book on earth. (His other works are whoraashhter than this) But it aint a good read either.

    PS: Nothing personal, you trust Amrit's opinion on books? :P

  2. @naresh
    hmmm... Lemme read a few bad books too.. to appreciate the good ones.. :)

  3. You then surely missed out on the world book fair here in delhi... but all is not lost...its here till sun...make it if you can... me went there n me went berserk... really so many books... so cheap... so much to get your hands on... n in the end so many to carry.... wooh but all worth it...

  4. n yea read the bad are right they help you appreciate the gems...

  5. hello!
    I'm a big Paulo Coelho's fan and I don't know if you heard about his blog
    I've started as a fan and now I'm collaborating with him and thought that you would like to enter his universe.
    Check the blog.
    if you want, or subscribe to his newsletter
    You'll see a community of warriors of light sharing ideas, dreams and most importantly following their personal legend.


    A Warrior is always vigilant.
    (Manual of the Warrior of Light)

    Have a nice day!


  6. @puppet

    thanks for visiting

  7. 2 fairy: dont take puppet literally, that comment was simply to comment, n not to hint at how the book is..

  8. @madman/puppet
    it's really fun.. to read your comments.. on me.. and on my posts.. and on ur comments