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“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”                              — W. Somerset Maugham

Couldnt agree more to the above.
As much as i am aware of the need to read constantly, time is not always at my end. Maybe thats something that i need to relook as well- time management.
Cowboy, lets enjoy the books at the NLB this weekend, shall we?

Adopted this book list from Robin-the talented housewife’s blog-
http://www.untrainedhousewife.com/novel-destinations-reading-list-for-adults”

The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan
The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden
Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayers
Love in the Time of Cholera, by Garcia Gabriel Marquez
Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Motenson
Iron & Silk, by Mark Saltman
American Shaolin, by Matthew Polly
A Year in Provence, by Peter Mayles
Stones into Schools, by Greg Mortenson
Out Stealing Horses, by Per. Petterson
Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett
A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hoswseini
The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
Like Water for Chocolates, by Laura Esquivel
Cutting for Stone, by A. Verghese
Year of the Dog, by Henry Chang
Like of Pi, by Yann Martel
Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe
Wild Swans, by Jung Chang

Came across some interesting sites about reading habits, take a look:
http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/sixreadinghabits
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/14-ways-to-cultivate-a-lifetime-reading-habit.html
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703846604575448093175758872.html

When is the last time you read a book?

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