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  1. arnuld

    An authentic biography of Abraham Lincoln

    Looking to read biography of Abraham Lincoln. There is lot of myths surrounding his life. Any recommendations of an authentic one?
  2. arnuld

    Best Personal Development Books

    Even though it is around one and half year old post, my list is down here in case if anyone has the same question. I have personally read all these books: "Awaken the Giant within" -- Anthony Robbins "The Greatest Salesman in the World" -- Og Mandino "Karma Yoga: the Yoga of Action" -- Swami...
  3. arnuld

    Which novel I should start with in Foundation series of Asimov

    I see from Wikipedia that Foundation series has three novels originally: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. And 30 years later Asimov added two prequels: Prelude to Foundation, Forward the Foundation. My question is should I start with the prequels or with the original...
  4. arnuld

    Rachel Carson: Silent Spring

    The book was not (and still is not) available in India and am not earning 2000 dollars per month so that I can buy one from amazon. International prices are around 10 to 20 folds for the same book published in India. I am doing fine, thanks for asking :) . Don't get much time to read except...
  5. arnuld

    Neal Stephenson: In The Beginning...Was The Command Line

    Not abut OS wars but Hacker culture, which form the basis of the whatever you see today, Desktop, icons o your Desktop, Personal Computer, even micro-processor and internet were built by Hackers and if you look at today you will see how IT MNCs are trying to control these things they they never...
  6. arnuld

    Rachel Carson: Silent Spring

    and those 1 million people can never ever be saved by using DDT because Mosquitoes have developed resistance against DDT when, IIRC, I was 13 years old, which was 14 years ago. In India, we used to spray DDT in our homes once in a year to kill the mosquitoes. My father works for a government...
  7. arnuld

    Neal Stephenson: In The Beginning...Was The Command Line

    I think if you read this, then one also needs to read Hackers - Heroes of Computer Revolution by Steven Levy
  8. arnuld

    Current Non-Fiction reads

    The Hillside Stranglers by Darcy'O Brien
  9. arnuld

    Books like "Ordinary Love" by Jane Smiley

    I just finished reading "Ordinary Love and good Will: Two Novellas" by Jane Smiley. I have to admit that though I don't like fiction , I am caught and bound by the family love shown in Ordinary Love. It was like if I was sitting there and watching the conversation and I am in their place...
  10. arnuld

    Dinner with a Character

  11. arnuld

    A Book Long Forgotten

    WOW Libra, you are amazing :D
  12. arnuld

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    The Americans -- Alistair Cooke Two of a Kind -- Dary O'Brien Conspiracy of Silence -- Anthony Pearson Inside Peking -- Beverly Hooper Sleeping at the Starlite...
  13. arnuld

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    The Making of the President 1960 -- Theodore Harold White
  14. arnuld

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Profiles in Courage -- John F. Kennedy Michael Jackson (the magic and the madness) -- J. Randy Taraborrelli A Year in Province -- Peter Mayle The Road Ahead -- Bill Gates
  15. arnuld

    1984, A Canticle for Leibowitz

    I enlisted the same book 5 days ago while I was searching on amazon :D
  16. arnuld

    1984, A Canticle for Leibowitz

    Nearly everyone finds my blog baffling. You have not read yet about My Message to Prime-Minister of India. My reading preferences have nothing to do with my interests. Actually, I am interested in removing corruption from my country and building a new type of political structure for my...
  17. arnuld


    so you have some book recommendations that have Symposium ? Is it that bad ?
  18. arnuld

    1984, A Canticle for Leibowitz

    Eh!... Did you read my review of A Scanner Darkly
  19. arnuld

    > Are you going to start singing the song from the Golden Girls? :lol: . I liked your...

    > Are you going to start singing the song from the Golden Girls? :lol: . I liked your style. Actually, your avatar is what made me to ask for a friendship and now your style seems just... very... impressive to me :)
  20. arnuld

    1984, A Canticle for Leibowitz

    I think I got it, Stewert knows Muay Thai. I started loving Muay Thai after I watched Tony Jaa's hotel-fight scene in The Protector