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During my christmas vacation now, I just finished reading the book “Five Point Someone” by Chetan Bhagat. Few months back I read the author’s (Bhagat) second book “One night@the call centre” and was interested to read his first book “Five Point Someone”. The book is a story on life in IIT campus and what not to do at IIT. Though the story is somewhat usual, the author has a fantastic way of narrating it in first person. Certainly a good read to pass time.

Yesterday I finished reading the book “The Life and Times of The Thunderbolt Kid” by Bill Bryson who is a popular writer of travel books which are very hilarious. In this latest title, Bryson writes about his childhood days in IOWA, USA. Don’t be fooled or put off, this is certainly not his biography – obviously who will pay money to read about a writer. Like other books of Bryson, he doesn’t attempt to make the events and stories told factual and accurate. Instead he takes a jovial approach and makes fun of him and the 1950’s America in his…

I have been reading this book on and off for last few weeks, finally finishing the last 100 pages yesterday night. The book was “The Long Tail” by Chris Anderson (Editor Wired Magazine). The book talks in detail how the…