Books Reviewed This Far

On this page you can find all the books I’ve reviewed this far.

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Asian and Middle Eastern Fiction

Book Title Author Rating
The Lake Banana Yoshimoto 8/10
The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai 9/10
One Nigth @ the Call Centre Chetan Bhagat 8/10
East, West Salman Rushdie 6/10
Kusamakura Natsume Soseki 7/10
Mornings In Jenin Susan Abulhawa 10/10
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami 8/10
The Inscrutable Americans Anurag Mathur 7/10
The Lemon Tree Sandy Tolan 9/10
The Mistress of Spices Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni 6/10
The Buddha of Suburbia Hanif Kureishi 3/10
The Bachelor Of Arts R.K. Narayan 7/10
The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist Emile Habiby 6/10
A Suitable Boy Vikram Seth 10/10
The Immortals of Meluha Amish Tripathi 5/10
The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid 8/10
Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami 9/10
The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri 8/10
The Vendor of Sweets R.K. Narayan 7/10
The House of The Mosque Kader Abdolah 9/10
Swami and Friends R.K. Narayan 9/10
The Bargain From The Bazaar Haroon K. Ullah 9/10
Sputnik Sweetheart Haruki Murakami 7/10
The English Teacher R.K. Narayan 7/10
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman Haruki Murakami 7.5/10
The 3 Mistakes of My Life Chetan Bhagat 8/10
A Personal Matter Kenzaburo Oe 8/10
The Sari Shop Rupa Bajwa 8/10
A Golden Age Tahmima Anam 9/10
The Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri 9/10
The Death of Vishnu Manil Suri 9/10
A Case of Exploding Mangoes Mohammed Hanif 8/10
A Fine Family Gurcharan Das 8/10
The Good Muslim Tahmima Anam 8/10
The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy 8/10
Pagoda, Skull & Samurai Koda Rohan 8/10
Talkative Man R.K. Narayan 7/10
Censoring An Iranian Love Story Shahriar Mandanipour 8/10
Under the Banyan Tree R.K. Narayan 9/10
My Uncle Napoleon Iraj Pezeshkzad 10/10
The Guide R. K. Narayan 8/10
The Dark Room R. K. Narayan 8/10

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018

Other Fiction

Book Title Author Rating
The Possibility of an Island Michel Houllebecq 7/10
Beatrice and Virgil Yann Martel 7/10
The Black Cloud Fred Hoyle 9/10
The Prince of Mist Carlos Ruiz Zafon 7/10
Stranger in A Strange Land Robert Heinlein 8/10
The Bourne Identity Robert Ludlum 6/10
A Wrinkle In Time Madeleine L’Engle 7/10
Gone Michael Grant 8/10
Across the Universe Beth Revis 7/10
The Dog Stars Peter Heller 8/10
The Age of Miracles Karen Thompson Walker 5/10
The Fault in Our Stars John Green 9/10
The Alchemyst Michael Scott 8/10
The Lightning Thief Rick Riordan 7/10
Proof David Auburn 8/10
The Perks of Being A Wallflower S. Chbosky 7/10
Frankenstein Mary Shelley 7/10
The Complete Cosmicomics Italo Calvino 6/10
The Martian Andy Weir 10/10
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of The Window and Disappeared Jonas Jonasson 8/10
The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien 8/10
The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Douglas Adams 8/10
Third Willow Lenore Skomal 8/10
Divergent Veronica Roth 5/10
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak 6/10
To Sir, With Love E.R. Braithwaite 10/10
Me And Earl And The Dying Girl Jesse Andrews 7/10
Another Country Anjali Joseph 10/10
Saigon Anthony Grey 10/10
A Game Of Thrones George R.R. Martin 7/10
The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg 8/10
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist Ruchama King Feuerman 8/10
Going Commando Mark Time 7/10
Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls Scott Snyder 9/10
Batman, Vol. 2: The City of Owls Scott Snyder 6/10
I, Robot Isaac Asimov 9/10
Sophie’s Diary Dora Musielak 10/10
Batman, Vol.3: Death of the Family Scott Snyder 5/10
Tokyo Bay Anthony Grey 8/10
The Hundred-Foot Journey Richard C. Morais 8/10
Palace Walk Naguib Mahfouz 9/10
Ulysses James Joyce
Season of Migration to the North Tayeb Salih 7/10
Jason and the Golden Fleece Apollonius 7/10
Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand 10/10
The Earthsea Quartet Ursula le Guin 8/10
A Clash of Kings George R. R. Martin 8/10
The Echo James Smythe 8/10
The Yacoubian Building Alaa Al Aswany 7/10
The Explorer James Smythe 5/10
2 States Chetan Bhagat 7/10
Déjà Vu Ian Hocking 7/10
The Mathematician’s Shiva Stuart Rojstaczer 10/10
The Sagas of Icelanders 8/10
Superman Vol.1: Before Truth Gene Luen Yang 7/10
Le Morte D’Arthur Volume I Sir Thomas Malory 8/10
The Frozen Sky Jeff Carlson 5/10
Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree Tariq Ali 10/10
Le Morte D’Arthur Volume II Sir Thomas Malory 8/10
We Were Liars E. Lockhart 6/10
The House of Mirth Edith Wharton 8/10
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 8/10
The Fountainhead Ayn Rand 8/10
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 7/10
Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace 8/10

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018

Astronomy, Space Science and Astronautics

Book Title Author Rating
Civilized Life in The Universe George Basalla 8/10
The Story of Astronomy Peter Aughton 9/10
What If the Earth Had Two Moons? Neil Comins 6/10
Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars Sir Patrick Moore 8/10
The Inflationary Universe Alan Guth 8/10
Digital Astrophotography David Ratlege 6/10
Riding Rockets Mike Mullane 9/10
The Great Atlas of the Stars Serge Brunier 6/10
Longitude Dava Sobel 8/10
Galileo J.L. Heilbron 9/10
Falling to Earth Al Worden 9/10
The Prophet and the Astronomer Marcelo Gleiser 7/10
Death by Black Hole Neil deGrasse Tyson 8/10
The Stars of Heaven Clifford A. Pickover 7/10
The Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos Dennis Overbye 7/10
The Sleepwalkers Arthur Koestler 8/10
The 4 Percent Universe Richard Panek 6/10
The Mighty Mars Rovers Elizabeth Rusch 10/10
Discoverers of the Universe Michael Hoskin 9/10
Death From the Skies! Philip Plait 8/10
The Case for Mars Robert Zubrin 9/10
Mars:The Dusty Planet Ellen Lawrence 4/10
Strange New Worlds Ray Jayawardhana 8/10
Mission to Mars Buzz Aldrin 7/10
COMETS! David J. Eicher 9/10
Pale Blue Dot Carl Sagan 10/10
The Book Nobody Read Owen Gingerich 7/10
The Unity of the Universe D.W. Sciama 8/10
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming Mike Brown 10/10
Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 1 8/10
Coming Of Age in The Milky Way Timothy Ferris 7/10
Time One Colin Gillespie 5/10
Nearest Star Leon Golub & Jay M. Pasachoff 9/10
Marketing the Moon David M. Scott and Richard Jurek 9/10
Fireside Astronomy Sir Patrick Moore 7/10
Rocket Dreams Marina Benjamin 7/10
Digital SLR Astrophotography Michael A. Covington 8/10
Spacefaring: The Human Dimension Albert A. Harrison 8/10
An Acre of Glass J.B. Zirker 8/10
Star Lore William Tyler Olcott 8/10
An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth Chris Hadfield 8/10
Eyes Right Hugh Barty-King 6/10
Gravity’s Engines Caleb Scharf 10/10
Origins Neil Degrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith 9/10
The Copernicus Complex Caleb Scharf 9/10
Totality Mark Littmann, Robin Walker, Fred Espenak and Ken Willcox 7/10
The Interstellar Age Jim Bell 9/10
Beyond Chris Impey 10/10
Moondust Andrew Smith 7/10
The Pluto Files Neil DeGrasse Tyson 7/10
Black Hole Marcia Bartusiak 10/10
The Haunted Observatory Richard Baum 7.5/10
The Universe In Your Hand Christophe Galfard 9/10
Telescopes: Through the Looking Glass Marvin Bolt 9/10
First Magnitude James B. Kaler 7/10
Measuring the Cosmos D.H.Clark, M.D.H. Clark 8/10
A Man on the Moon Andrew Chaikin 10/10
The Hunt for Vulcan Thomas Levenson 8/10
Cosmos Carl Sagan 10/10
The New Cosmos David J. Eicher 9/10
Mapping the Heavens Priyamvada Natarajan 8/10
Spooky Action at A Distance George Musser 8/10
Astronomy for Amateurs Camille Flammarion 9/10
The Cosmic Web J. Richard Gott 9/10
A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking 10/10
Wrinkles in Time George Smoot 9/10
Rise of the Rocket Girls Nathalia Holt 8/10
Welcome to the Universe Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss and J. Richard Gott 8/10
Women in Early British and Irish Astronomy Mary Brück 10/10
The Origin of Stars Michael D. Smith 10/10
Chandra’s Cosmos Wallace H. Tucker 10/10

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018

Physics and Mathematics

Book Title Author Rating
Symmetry and the Monster Mark Ronan 8/10
The Code Book Simon Singh 10/10
The Joy of Physics Arthur W. Wiggins 7/10
Antimatter Frank Close 8/10
Galileo J.L. Heilbron 9/10
The Man Who Changed Everything Basil Mahon 9/10
Visions Michio Kaku 8/10
How To Destroy The Universe Paul Parsons 7/10
Quirky Sides of Scientists David R. Topper 8/10
The Physics of Star Trek Lawrence M. Krauss 8/10
The Strangest Man Graham Farmelo 9/10
The Music of the Primes Marcus du Sautoy 8/10
American Prometheus Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin 8/10
What is Relativity Jeffrey Bennett 8/10
The Age Of Radiance Craig Nelson 9/10
The Physics of Superheroes James Kakalios 9/10
The Golden Ratio/a> Mario Livio 8/10
Collider Paul Halpern 8/10
Einstein’s Cosmos Michio Kaku 9/10
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! Richard P. Feynman 10/10
Don’t You Have Time to Think? Richard P. Feynman 9/10
Genius James Gleick 9/10
Trinity Jonathan Fetter-Vorm 7/10
Feynman Ottaviani & Myrick 7/10
What Do You Care What Other People Think? Richard p. Feynman 7/10
Things To Make And Do in The Fourth Dimension Matt Parker 10/10
The Age of Wonder Richard Holmes 10/10
Einstein’s Clocks, Poincaré’s Maps Peter Galison 8/10
Hacking Electronics Simon Monk 8/10
The Upright thinkers Leonard Mlodinow 10/10
Arduino Projects Book Scott Fitzgerald and Michael Shiloh 8/10

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018

Other Science

Book Title Author Rating
My Life With the Chimpanzees Jane Goodall 8/10
The Earth After Us Jan Zalasiewicz 7/10
Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction Ian J. Deary 8/10
Collapse Jared Diamond 10/10
The Secret Life Of Sleep Kat Duff 7/10
An Explorer’s Notebook Tim Flannery 8/10
The Monkey’s Voyage Alan De Queiroz 6/10
Nothing New Scientist 8/10
Lucky Planet David Waltham 8/10
The Science Magpie Simon Flynn 8/10
The Flight of the Iguana David Quammen 6/10
The Science of the Hitchhiker’s Guide To the Galaxy Michael Hanlon 9/10
Your Inner Fish Neil Shubin 9/10
Out of Thin Air Peter D. Ward 10/10
The End of Night Paul Bogard 9/10
The Mapmaker’s Wife Robert Whitaker 9/10
What If? Randall Munroe 10/10
Sextant David Barrie 9/10
Island On Fire A. Witze, J. Kanipe 9/10
The Accidental Species Henry Gee 10/10
Vulcan’s Fury Alwyn Scarth 10/10
The Origin of Our Species Chris Stringer 10/10

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018
Biographies And Other Books Dealing With One Person’s Life, Letters or Ideas

Book Title Author Book About
My Life with the Chimpanzees Jane Goodall Jane Goodall
The Inflationary Universe Alan H. Guth Alan H. Guth
Riding rockets Mike Mullane Astronaut Mike Mullane
Galileo J. L. Heilbron Astronomer Galileo Galilei
The Man Who Changed Everything Basil Mahon Physicist James Clerk Maxwell
Falling to Earth Al Worden Astronaut Al Worden
The Strangest Man Graham Farmelo Physicist Paul Dirac
Discoverers of the Universe Michael Hoskin Astronomers William and Caroline Herschel
American Prometheus Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin Physicist Robert Oppenheimer
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman Richard P. Feynman Physicist Richard P. Feynman
An Astronaut’s guide To Life On Earth Chris Hadfield Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Eyes right Hugh Barty-King Opticians Dollonds and Aitchison
Don’t You Have Time to Think? Richard P. Feynman Physicist Richard P. Feynman
Genius James Gleick Physicist Richard P. Feynman
Feynman Ottaviani & Myrick Physicist Richard P. Feynman
Walden Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau
Just A Geek Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton

Last category update on January 3rd, 2018

Other Non-Fiction

Book Title Author Rating
How to Become an Intellectual Nick Kolakowski 7/10
Night & Low-Light Photography Jill Waterman 7/10
By the Seat of My Pants Edited by Don George 7/10
Photos That Sell Lee Frost 7/10
The Girls of Atomic City Denise Kiernan 9/10
Brainwashing Kathleen Taylor 8/10
Darwin Slept Here Eric Simons 10/10
Wonder Woman Unbound Tim Hanley 9/10
The Kitchen Magpie James Steen 8/10
The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm James Napoli 6/10
The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy 7/10
Antarctica Gabrielle Walker 9/10
The Last Vikings K.A. Seaver 8/10
Walden Henry David Thoreau 6/10
Lean In Sheryl Sandberg 9/10
Letters to a Young Contrarian Christopher Hitchens 8/10
Just A Geek Wil Wheaton 9/10
The Only Woman in the Room Eileen Pollack 10/10
Geek Nation Angela Saini 7/10
The Critical thinker’s Dictionary Robert Todd Carroll 10/10
Life 3.0 Max Tegmark 8/10
Finite and Infinite Games James P. Carse 9/10
The Scientific Outlook Bertrand Russell
Teaching and Learning STEM Richard M. Felder and Rebecca Brent

Last category update on January 6th, 2018

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3 thoughts on “Books Reviewed This Far

  1. Hi, thanks for checking out my review of Oscar Wao. I am beyond impressed by how many reviews you have up here. I’ve been meaning to get into Murakami for awhile- just holding back because a few of my friends had a rough time with him. Which of his books would you recommend I start with?

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