A Million Words

A new house, an early morning, time to kill, stuff to unpack, open the first carton, books jump out, stack the books, arrange in shelf, leave the categorization for later, whip out the camera, shoot!

Marching Ahead

Stacked

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17 Responses to “A Million Words”


  1. 1 mythalez February 12, 2008 at 1:33 am

    nice .. though i cudnt figure out wat the bottom right book is

  2. 2 obelix February 12, 2008 at 8:53 am

    you could start a library – i haven’t read a whole chunk of the books there

  3. 3 kiran February 12, 2008 at 11:08 am

    i think you can start a alpha version of ‘Rent a Book’ Business 😛

  4. 4 Chittaranjan February 12, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    So many books! Have you read ‘all’ of them?

    I’m still struggling to finish the last book I bought (Templar Legacy) 😦

  5. 5 skp February 12, 2008 at 2:35 pm

    Now I know where to go book surfing …

  6. 6 Vishnu February 12, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    Wow , you are some reader 🙂

  7. 8 utkarsh February 12, 2008 at 9:50 pm

    you clicked this at home or at the oxford book store ??

  8. 9 alosh February 13, 2008 at 9:36 am

    ‘Rent-A-Book’! That would be cool :-p

  9. 10 Sukesh February 13, 2008 at 6:24 pm

    Bloody Hell that is!!
    It could be guinness record

  10. 11 Kunal February 14, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    Rama, the bottom right book is the RD compilation of four abridged novels 🙂

    obelix, that would be my personal library 😛

    kiran, haha, but I have learned not to lend books the harder way – by having people not returning them 🙂

    Chittaranjan, not all but most of them. Just 3-4 would be unread…

    skp, 😀

  11. 12 Kunal February 14, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    Vishnu, that I am 😛

    Sangfroid, thanks dude 🙂

    Utkarsh, dude this is my home! 😀

    alosh, 🙂

    Sukesh, not by a long long way… you should see the bookshelf of my landlord… my collection is nothing…

  12. 13 Taks February 16, 2008 at 2:23 am

    hey, nice collection of books … & nice pic
    i could notice books by quite a few of my fav. authors – Forsyth, Grisham, Sheldon, Archer.
    and since its not a work of fiction, i am still contemplating whether to read “The Innocent Man” – what do you say ?
    – cheers, Taks 🙂

  13. 14 asr February 20, 2008 at 1:37 pm

    Thats more than a million words! 😛
    The math is simple. There are 50 odd books, 350 pages per book on an average & roughly 250 words per page. Thats more than a million.

    Excellent that you have the reading habit while I am still at it inculcating.

  14. 15 Sreejith March 7, 2008 at 2:23 am

    i wish we were neighbors 😀

  15. 16 sarah March 22, 2008 at 9:47 am

    I’ve enjoyed reading your book reviews! I’m always looking for a good book. . . but of course, a great book to me may only be a fair book to another. 😉

    Have you read any of these books?
    (Of course, I liked all of them; not sure that you would, but I grew curious).

    ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ by Arthur Golden

    The Canterbury Papers by Judith Koll Healey

    The Illuminator by Brenda-Rickman Vantrease

    The Good Women of China : Hidden Voices by Xinran Xue

    They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan by Benjamin Ajak (Author), Benson Deng (Author), Alephonsian Deng (Author), Judy Bernstein (Author)

    God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir by John Bul Dau (Author), Michael S. Sweeney (Author)

    Truly, too many books, too little time…

  16. 17 Kunal March 22, 2008 at 11:00 pm

    Taks, I’d recommend “The Innocent Man”, but be aware it is not meant for light reading 🙂

    asr, nice calculations dude 😛

    Sreejith, dude if we were neighbours, we’d have been playing CS/Quake non-stop 😀

    Sarah, thanks for the praise… and somehow, of all the books that you have mentioned, I have not read any of them!!!


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