Books

Here is a list of book that I have read, am reading, and plan to read.
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November 2021
– Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
– Sun and Steel by Yukio Mishima
– Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
– The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
– So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport [currently reading]
– The Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov [currently reading]

October 2021
– Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy by Manjushree Thapa
– The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequalities and its Solutions
– Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
– Kathmandu by Thomas Bell

September 2021
– The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel García Márquez
– Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
– A Room of One’s One by Virginia Woolf
– The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
– बैँसको मान्छे | पारिजात (Baishko Manche by Parijat)

August 2021
– The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
– What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

July 2021
– कर्नाली ब्लुज | बुद्धिसागर (Karnali Blues by Buddhisagar)
– All the Lights We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
– The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
– Post Office by Charles Bukowski

June 2021
– सनैया | होम कार्की (Sanaiya by Hom Karki)
– Lajja/Shame by Taslima Nashrin
– The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

May 2021
– Open City by Teju Cole
– Animal’s People by Indra Sinha
– The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
– The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami

April 2021
– Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power by Timothy B. Tyson
– Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

March 2021
– The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson
– परिभाषित आँखाहरू | पारिजात (Paribhasit Aakhaharu by Parijat)
– Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago 1915-1952 by Wallace D. Best 

February 2021
– दोचा | कुमार नगरकोटी (Docha by Kumar Nagarkoti)
– शिरीषको फूल । पारिजात (Shirisko Ful by Parijat)
– The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
– To ‘Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labor after the Civil War by Tera W. Hunter

January 2021
– The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
– Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
– The Prophet by Khalil Gibran
– Unlikely Storytellers by Bikash Sangraula
– Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
– The Color Purple by Alice Walker

December 2020
– फातसुङ | छुदेन काविमो (Faatsung by Chuden Kabimo)
– Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
– खलंगामा हमला | राधा पौडेल (Khalangama Hamala by Radha Paudel)
– Nothing to Declare by Rabi Thapa

November 2020
– Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic City by Rudolph Pell Gaudio
– Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife by Kareem Khubchandani

October 2020
– Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn by Ayala Fader

September 2020
– Language, Gender, and Sexuality: An Introduction by Scott Kiesling

August 2020
– The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
– 1984 by George Orwell

July 2020
– A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
– Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
– सेतो धरती | अमर न्यौपाने (Seto Dharti by Amar Neupane)

June 2020
– The Madhesi Upsurge and the Contested Idea of Nepal by Kalpana Jha

May 2020
– Man’s Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy by Vikor E. Frankl
– Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks
– Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
– The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
– Philosophical Trends in the Feminist Movement by Anuradha Gandhy

April 2020
– Ethan Frome by Edith Warton
– Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture by Hisham D. Aidi
– Empire of the Mind: A History of Iran by Michael Axworthy

March 2020
– Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States by Su’ad Abdul Khabeer
– While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal by Elizabeth Enslin
– Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

February 2020
– Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting Over New Media by Ilana Gershon
– The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race by Neda Maghbouleh

January 2020
– Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
– The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
– दोषी चश्मा | बिपी कोइराला (Doshi Chasma by B.P. Koirala)
– Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity by Stanley I. Thangaraj
– घुम्ने मेच माथि अन्धो मान्छे | भुपी शेर्चन (Ghumne Mech Maathi Andho Maanchhe by Bhupi Sherchan)

December 2019
– The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

November 2019
– Doing Style: Youth and Mass Mediation in South India by Constantine V. Nakassis

October 2019
– Ambivalent Encounters: Childhood, Tourism, and Social Change in Banaras, India by Jenifer Huberman

September 2019
– College (aah!)

August 2019
– City of Dreams by Pranaya SJB Rana
– Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
– The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
– Framed as a Terrorist by Mohammad Amir Khan and Nandita Haskar

July 2019
– Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
– The Wayward Daughter by Shradha Ghale
– Hippie by Paulo Coelho
– Lost Horizon by James Hilton

June 2019
– Far Out: Counterculture Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal by Mark Liechty
– Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
– Nathiya by Saraswati Pratikshya ( नथिया | सरस्वती प्रतिक्षा )