29 October, 2020

Tome Raider

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Tome Raider

A.P.J Abdul Kalam, President of India
Among the several books I read this year, a few left an enriching impression and triggered my imagination. The first is Brian Greene's The Fabric of the Cosmos (Alfred A. Knopf). I liked Greene's discussions on the constitution of spacetime and the way he has reconciled string theory with loop quantum gravity. This book delves into the fabric of cosmos construction. It is engaging. I quite often refer to this book.

The second book that left a good impression on me is Paulo Coelho's Manual of the Warrior of Light (HarperCollins). I enjoyed reading Paulo's statement in the book, "The warrior smiles because nothing frightens him and nothing holds him. With the confidence of one who knows what he wants, he opens the door."

Another interesting book is the one I received from my friend Radhakrishnamurthy of New Century Book House, Chennai. It is a colossal work of...



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