Books

Some of my favorite (fiction and non-fiction) books/authors -

  • Foundation trilogy by Issac Asimov
  • Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou
  • The Emperor of all Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Genome by Matt Ridley
  • Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
  • The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé
  • Asterix and Obelix by Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny
  • Contact by Carl Sagan
  • Exhalation by Ted Chiang
  • The Secret of our Success by Joseph Henrich
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  • A World Without Time by Palle Yourgrau
  • The Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • Entanglement by Amir Aczel
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott
  • Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • Everything is Obvious by Duncan Watts
  • The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  • The Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin
  • One, Two, Three … Infinity by George Gamow
  • Physics for Entertainment by Yakov Perelman
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Chronotantra by Prithwis Mukerjee

This list would be incomplete without mentioning some writers whose books and stories I enjoy in general. These include:

  • R. K. Narayan
  • Ruskin Bond
  • Isaac Asimov
  • Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
  • Roald Dahl
  • Arthur Clarke
  • P. G. Wodehouse