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2014 Books Roundup

Too many books to read...too short a life.

Here are my books roundup of 2010,2011,2012 and 2013.

After my 2013 post an ex-colleague of mine in TW, Apoorv, suggested some of his favourites.

Surely You're Joking, Mr.Feynman!
by Richard P.Feynman

Feynman is this famous Theoretical Physicist who was involved in the top secret Atomic bomb project that brought World War II to an end. He also won the Nobel Prize for his work in Quantum Physics. Theoretical Physicists should be boring guys right? Wrong! He is one hell of a guy. The book is full of  pranks he played on others, observations of how ants march around and the experiments he did with them, how he mastered the drums in Brazil, how he learnt Portuguese, experienced astral projection on salt tanks.. it is an endless list. I am writing this post almost after a year and still Feynman's jaunts are fresh in my memory.

Thanks to you Apoorv, 2014 got to a brilliant start.

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